The Resource Film noir : 10-movie spotlight collection, (DVD)

Film noir : 10-movie spotlight collection, (DVD)

Label
Film noir : 10-movie spotlight collection
Title
Film noir
Title remainder
10-movie spotlight collection
Contributor
Actor
Director
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This gun for hire (1 hr., 21 min.): Double-crossed by his boss, a hit man vows revenge and finds himself involved with a sultry nightclub singer who has motives of her own
  • The glass key (1 hr., 26 min.): A loyal right-hand man must endure gangsters, the police and the advances of his boss' fiancee as he searches for a killer
  • Double indemnity (1 hr., 48 min.): An insurance salesman and an unhappy wife conspire to murder her husband and collect his insurance policy
  • Phantom lady (1 hr., 27 min.): A loyal secretary risks her life to try to find the mysterious woman who may prove her boss did not murder his wife
  • The blue dahlia (1 hr., 40 min.): A WWII veteran is accused of killing his unfaithful wife and races against time to find the real murderer with the help of a sympathetic stranger
  • Black angel (1 hr., 21 min.): After Kirk Bennett is accused of a beautiful singer's murder, his wife tries to prove his innocence with the help of the victim's estranged husband
  • The killers (1 hr., 43 min.): Two hit men kill and unresisting victim prompting an insurance investigator to uncover his past involvement with Kitty Collins
  • The big clock (1 hr., 36 min.): A hotshot crime magazine editor inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress
  • Criss cross (1 hr., 26 min.): An armored truck driver reunites with his ex-wife and plots a robbery with her new husband to cover up their affair
  • Touch of evil (1 hr., 51 min.): A narcotics officer puts the life of his new bride at risk as he investigates a crooked police chief
Related
Cataloging source
DCBA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • This gun for hire: screenplay by Albert Maltz and W.R. Burnett ; produced by Richard Blumenthal ; directed by Frank Tuttle ; based on a novel by Graham Greene. Originally produced c1942
  • The glass key: directed by Stuart Heisler ; screenplay by Jonathan Latimer ; based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett. Originally produced c1942
  • Double indemnity: Paramount Pictures ; produced by Joseph Sistrom ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; based on the novel by James M. Cain. Originally produced c1944
  • Phantom lady: Universal Pictures ; screenplay by Bernard C. Schoenfeld ; directed by Robert Siodmak. The blue dahlia / a Paramount Picture ; directed by George Marshall ; written by Raymond Chandler ; produced by John Houseman ; based on the novel by William Irish. Originally produced c1944
  • The blue dahlia: Paramount Pictures ; directed by George Marshall ; written by Raymond Chandler ; produced by John Houseman. Originally produced c1946
  • Black angel: Universal presents ; screenplay by Roy Chanslor ; produced by Roy William Neill and Tom McKnight ; directed by Roy William Neill ; based on the novel by Cornell Woolrich. Originally produced 1946
  • The killers: screenplay by Anthony Veiller ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak ; based on the story by Ernest Hemingway. Originally produced c1946
  • The big clock: screenplay by Jonathan Latimer ; produced by Richard Maibaum ; directed by John Farrow ; based on the novel by Kenneth Fearing. Originally produced c1948
  • Criss cross: screenplay by Daniel Fuches ; produced by Michel Kraike ; directed by Robert Siodmak ; based on the novel by Don Tracy. Originally produced c1948
  • Touch of evil: Universal Studios ; directed by Orson Welles ; screenplay by Orson Welles ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; based on the novel "Badge of evil" by Whit Masterson. Originally produced c1958
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated; Touch of evil rated PG-13
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
  • This gun for hire: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake... [et al.]
  • The glass key: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake... [et al.]
  • Double indemnity: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson.... [et al.]
  • Phantom lady: Ella Raines, Alan Curtis... [et al.]
  • The blue dahlia: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake... [et al.]
  • Black angel: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake... [et al.]
  • The killers: John Phillips, June Vincent.... [et al.]
  • The big clock: Ray Milland, Charles Laughton.... [et al.]
  • Criss cross: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne DeCarlo, Dan Duryea.... [et al.]
  • Touch of evil: Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles.... [et al.]
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1985
  • 1899-1982
  • 1892-1963
  • 1896-1979
  • 1906-1983
  • 1906-2002
  • 1912-1966
  • 1888-1959
  • 1900-1973
  • 1902-1988
  • 1891-1975
  • 1899-1964
  • 1887-1946
  • 1901-1963
  • 1903-1965
  • 1903-1947
  • 1904-1963
  • 1908-2006
  • 1907-1990
  • 1908-1991
  • 1893-1973
  • 1921-1988
  • 1909-1953
  • 1914-1995
  • 1907-1968
  • 1913-1994
  • 1915-1985
  • 1922-1990
  • 1899-1962
  • 1915-1985
  • 1904-1991
  • 1894-1961
  • 1892-1977
  • 1903-1968
  • 1888-1959
  • 1903-1968
  • 1899-1961
  • 1902-1961
  • 1905-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maltz, Albert
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Tuttle, Frank
  • Heisler, Stuart
  • Latimer, Jonathan
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Blumenthal, Richard
  • Sistrom, Joseph
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • Schoenfeld, Bernard C.
  • Siodmak, Robert
  • Houseman, John
  • Marshall, George
  • Chanslor, Roy
  • Neill, Roy William
  • McKnight, Tom
  • Veiller, Anthony
  • Hellinger, Mark
  • Fuches, Daniel
  • Farrow, John
  • Maibaum, Richard
  • Kraike, Michel
  • Zugsmith, Albert
  • Ladd, Alan
  • Lake, Veronica
  • Stanwyck, Barbara
  • MacMurray, Fred
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • Raines, Ella
  • Curtis, Alan
  • Phillips, John
  • Vincent, June
  • Duryea, Dan
  • Lancaster, Burt
  • O'Brien, Edmond
  • Gardner, Ava
  • Milland, Ray
  • Laughton, Charles
  • De Carlo, Yvonne
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Leigh, Janet
  • Welles, Orson
  • Greene, Graham
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • Cain, James M.
  • Irish, William
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • Woolrich, Cornell
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Fearing, Kenneth
  • Tracy, Don
  • Masterson, Whit
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
939
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Police corruption
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Murder
  • Police corruption
Technique
live action
Label
Film noir : 10-movie spotlight collection, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
This gun for hire -- The glass key -- Double indemnity -- Phantom lady -- The blue dahlia -- Black angel -- The killers -- The big clock -- Criss cross -- Touch of evil
Control code
ocn908109211
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192237409
  • 025192237898
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 61132171
  • 533562
  • 533560
  • 533561
  • 533559
  • 533558
  • 533566
  • 61132215
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)908109211
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Film noir : 10-movie spotlight collection, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
This gun for hire -- The glass key -- Double indemnity -- Phantom lady -- The blue dahlia -- Black angel -- The killers -- The big clock -- Criss cross -- Touch of evil
Control code
ocn908109211
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192237409
  • 025192237898
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 61132171
  • 533562
  • 533560
  • 533561
  • 533559
  • 533558
  • 533566
  • 61132215
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)908109211
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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