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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