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Thieves' highway [videorecording] / [presented by] 20th Century Fox
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment | 2005 | Full screen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD T DRAMA)
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Imprint
Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection ; Chicago, IL : Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, [2005]
Edition
Full screen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
The Criterion collection ; 273
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 273.
System Det
DVD, Dolby Digital mono.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Richard Conte, Valentina Cortesa, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence, Jack Oakie, Millard Mitchell.
Credits
Producer, Robert Basler ; screenplay, A.I. Bezzerides ; director, Jules Dassin ; director of photography, Norbert Brodine ; art directors, Lyle Wheeler, Chester Gore ; editor, Nick DeMaggio ; music, Alfred Newman ; costume designer, Kay Nelson ; set decorations, Thomas Little ; special photographic effects, Fred Sersen ; musical direction, Lionel Newman.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Based on the novel "Thieves' market" by A.I. Bezzerides.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Ex-G.I. Nick Garcos is a tyro trucker bent on satisfaction from the man responsible for crippling his father, a ruthless market operator by the name of Mike Figlia. Along the way, he is seduced by the siren Rica and drawn into the San Francisco produce racket, landing him in a web of treachery and heartbreak.
Note
Special features: audio commentary by Alain Silver; video interview with director Jules Dassin; trailer for 'The long haul of A.I. Bezzerides', featuring interviews with Bezzerides and Dassin; original theatrical trailer; a new essay by film critic Michael Sragow.
Local Note
MW, 8-05
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Title on container: Jules Dassin's Thieves' highway
ISBN
1559409517
ISBN/ISSN
715515015325
Music #
CC1603D Criterion Collection
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