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Night and the city [videorecording] / [presented by] Twentieth Century-Fox
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment | 2005
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http://moviereviews.skokielibrary.info/VideoReview.php?VideoID=706
Imprint
Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection ; Chicago, IL : Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, [2005]
Descript
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
The Criterion collection ; 274
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 274.
System Det
DVD, Dolby Digital mono.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe, Francis L. Sullivan, Herbert Lom.
Credits
Producer, Samuel G. Engel ; screenplay, Jo Eisinger ; director, Jules Dassin ; director of photography, Max Greene ; art director, C.P. Norman ; editor, Nick DeMaggio, Sidney Stone ; music, Franz Waxman ; costume designers, Oleg Cassini, Margaret Furse.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Based on the novel by Gerald Kersh.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Two-bit hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition.
Note
Special features: audio commentary by film scholar Glenn Erickson; video interview with director Jules Dassin; excerpts from a 1972 French interview with Dassin; 'Two versions, two scores', a look at the two different scores composed for the British and American releases of the film; new essay by film critic Paul Arthur; original theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 8-05
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Title on container: Jules Dassin's Night and the city
Alt Title
Night and the city (Motion picture : 1950)
ISBN
155940955X
ISBN/ISSN
715515015721
Music #
CC1607D Criterion Collection
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