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The Resource Sweet smell of success, Hecht, Hill and Lancaster present ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick ; produced by James Hill ; a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture

Sweet smell of success, Hecht, Hill and Lancaster present ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick ; produced by James Hill ; a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture

Label
Sweet smell of success
Title
Sweet smell of success
Statement of responsibility
Hecht, Hill and Lancaster present ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick ; produced by James Hill ; a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Burt Lancaster stars as barbaric Broadway gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker, and Tony Curtis is Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent he ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister
Member of
Cataloging source
TEU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographed by James Wong Howe ; music by Elmer Bernstein
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Burt Lancaster, Martin Milner, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Sam Levene, Barbara Nichols, Jeff Donnell, the Chico Hamilton Quintet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1963
  • 1912-1993
  • 1915-2005
  • 1916-2001
  • 1913-1994
  • 1925-2010
  • 1931-2015
  • 1915-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Odets, Clifford
  • Mackendrick, Alexander
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Hill, James
  • Lancaster, Burt
  • Curtis, Tony
  • Milner, Martin
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Norma Productions (Firm)
  • Curtleigh Productions (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
555
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz musicians
  • Gossip columnists
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Feature films
  • Film noir
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Sweet smell of success, Hecht, Hill and Lancaster present ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick ; produced by James Hill ; a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: audio commentary by James Naremore; original theatrical trailer; documentary "Mackendrick : the man who walked away" (1986); documentary "James Wong Howe : cinematographer" (1986); new video interview with Neal Gabler about columnist Walter Winchell, insipiration for the character of Hunsecker; essays, short stories introducing the characters, notes about the film (in booklet)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604653878
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515068017
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1980D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)967163604
  • (OCoLC)ocn967163604
  • 911683
System details
DVD; NTCS, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sweet smell of success, Hecht, Hill and Lancaster present ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick ; produced by James Hill ; a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture
Publication
Note
Special features: audio commentary by James Naremore; original theatrical trailer; documentary "Mackendrick : the man who walked away" (1986); documentary "James Wong Howe : cinematographer" (1986); new video interview with Neal Gabler about columnist Walter Winchell, insipiration for the character of Hunsecker; essays, short stories introducing the characters, notes about the film (in booklet)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604653878
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515068017
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1980D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)967163604
  • (OCoLC)ocn967163604
  • 911683
System details
DVD; NTCS, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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