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The Resource Columbia Pictures film noir classics, I, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)

Columbia Pictures film noir classics, I, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)

Label
Columbia Pictures film noir classics, I
Title
Columbia Pictures film noir classics
Title number
I
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures
Title variation
  • Film noir classics
  • Film noir classics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The sniper: San Francisco delivery van driver Edward Miller is unable to control his hatred of the women who reject him and the intense jealousy he feels whenever he sees lovers together. When he goes on a killing spree, the police must try and discover who he is. 5 against the house: Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious. The lineup: Police track two ruthless killers across San Francisco. Murder by contract: A hit man discovers his next target is a woman
Related
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Sniper (Motion picture : 1952)
  • Lineup (Motion picture)
Credits note
  • The sniper: Columbia Pictures presents Stanley Kramer's production ; screenplay by Harry Brown ; directed by Edward Dmytryk ; director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editor, Aaron Stell ; music, George Antheil
  • 5 against the house: Columbia Pictures Corporation presents : screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, William Bowers, John Barnwell ; produced by Stirling Silliphant and John Barnwell ; directed by Phil Karlson ; director of photography, Lester White ; editor, Jerome Thoms ; music, George Duning
  • The lineup: Columbia Pictures presents ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Jaime Del Valle ; directed by Don Siegel ; director of photography, Hal Mohr ; editor, Al Clark
  • Murder by contract: Columbia Pictures presents ; written by Ben Simboe ; produced by Leon Chooluck ; directed by Irving Lerner ; director of photography, Lucien Ballard ; music, Perry Botkin ; editor, Carlo Lodato
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
  • The sniper: Adolphe Menjou, Arthur Franz, Gerald Mohr, Marie Windsor, Frank Faylen, Richard Kiley, Mabel Paige, Marlo Dwyer, Geradline Carr
  • 5 against the house: Guy Madison, Kim Novak, Brian Keith, Alvy Moore, Kerwin Matthews, William Conrad, Jack Dimond, Jean Willes
  • The lineup: Eli Wallach, Robert Keith, Warner Anderson, Richard Jaeckel, Mary LaRoche, William Leslie, Emile Meyer, Marshall Reed
  • Murder by contract: Vince Edwards, Phillip Pine, Herschel Bernardi, Caprice Toriel, Michael Granger, Cathy Browne, Joseph Mell, Frances Osborne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1963
  • 1916-2006
  • 1921-1997
  • 1890-1976
  • 1896-1966
  • 1915-
  • 1918-1996
  • 1912-1991
  • 1917-1986
  • 1928-1996
  • 1970-
  • 1920-2006
  • 1914-1968
  • 1919-2005
  • 1908-1985
  • 1910-
  • 1911-1976
  • 1909-1976
  • 1920-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Menjou, Adolphe
  • Ford, Glenn
  • Novak, Kim
  • Keith, Brian
  • Dmytryk, Edward
  • Kramer, Stanley
  • Lang, Fritz
  • Grahame, Gloria
  • Keith, Robert
  • Wallach, Eli
  • Silliphant, Stirling
  • Siegel, Don
  • Brown, Harry
  • Pine, Phillip
  • Madison, Guy
  • Edwards, Vince
  • Mann, Michael
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Bernardi, Herschel
  • Franz, Arthur
  • Mohr, Gerald
  • Brando, Jocelyn
  • Karlson, Phil
  • Del Valle, Jaime
  • Anderson, Warner
  • Lerner, Irving
  • Chooluck, Leon
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
428
Series statement
  • Columbia Pictures film noir classics
  • The collector's choice
Series volume
I
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder for hire
  • Criminals
  • Drug traffic
  • Police
  • Serial murderers
  • Criminal snipers
  • Misogyny
  • Assassins
  • Revenge
  • Ex-police officers
  • Gangsters
  • Police
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Robbery
  • Casinos
  • Veterans
Technique
live action
Label
Columbia Pictures film noir classics, I, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The big heat is based on the Saturday Evening Post serial by William P. McGivern
  • The lineup is based on the CBS television series ; from an idea created by Lawrence L. Klee
  • Special features include: Scene Martin Scorsese on Murder by Contract and The Sniper ; The Influence of Noir with Christopher Nolan (The Lineup) ; commentary with authors Eddie Muller and James Ellroy on The Lineup ; commentary with author Eddie Muller on The Sniper
  • Closed-captioned
  • Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
  • Title from container
  • The sniper is full screen format (1.33:1 aspect ratio) ; 5 against the house, The lineup and Murder by contract are widescreen format (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
  • The sniper is based on a story by Edna and Edward Anhalt
Contents
  • The sniper (88 min., 1952)
  • 5 against the house (83 min., 1955)
  • The lineup (86 min., 1958)
  • Murder by contract (80 min., 1958)
Control code
000045958961
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
4 DVD-videos (NTSC)(ca. 428 min.)
Isbn
9781435965058
Other control number
043396306011
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 30601
  • 30601
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; NTSC
Label
Columbia Pictures film noir classics, I, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • The big heat is based on the Saturday Evening Post serial by William P. McGivern
  • The lineup is based on the CBS television series ; from an idea created by Lawrence L. Klee
  • Special features include: Scene Martin Scorsese on Murder by Contract and The Sniper ; The Influence of Noir with Christopher Nolan (The Lineup) ; commentary with authors Eddie Muller and James Ellroy on The Lineup ; commentary with author Eddie Muller on The Sniper
  • Closed-captioned
  • Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
  • Title from container
  • The sniper is full screen format (1.33:1 aspect ratio) ; 5 against the house, The lineup and Murder by contract are widescreen format (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
  • The sniper is based on a story by Edna and Edward Anhalt
Contents
  • The sniper (88 min., 1952)
  • 5 against the house (83 min., 1955)
  • The lineup (86 min., 1958)
  • Murder by contract (80 min., 1958)
Control code
000045958961
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
4 DVD-videos (NTSC)(ca. 428 min.)
Isbn
9781435965058
Other control number
043396306011
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 30601
  • 30601
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; NTSC

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