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The killers [videorecording]
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2003 | Special ed. double-disc set
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD K pt.1-2 DRAMA)
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Imprint
[Universal City, CA] : Criterion Collection, c2003.
Edition
Special ed. double-disc set
Descript
2 videodiscs (102 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion Collection ; 176
Criterion Collection (DVD Videodiscs) ; 176
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Note
In English, with SDH English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast
1946 version: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner. 1964 version: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Clu Gulager.
Credits
1946 version: director, Robert Siodmak. 1964 version: director, Don Siegel.
Note
Originally released as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964.
Based on the short story: Killers / Ernest Hemingway.
Awards
National Film Registry (1946 version).
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, who was expecting them. An insurance investigator pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it trivial. Weaving together threads of the slain gas station attendant's life, the investigator uncovers a complex tale of treachery and crime, all linked with a gorgeous and mysterious woman.
Contents
Disc 1. 1946 version -- Disc 2. 1964 version.
Note
Special features: Disc 1. video interviews ; radio adaptations ; 1956 student film version ; Stacy Keach reads Hemingway's short story ; essays. Disc 2. interview with Clu Gulager ; excerpts from Don Siegel's autobiography ; production correspondence ; essays ; publicity stills.
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Note
Container title: Ernest Hemingway's the killers
Alt Title
Killers (Motion picture : 1946)
Killers (Motion picture : 1964)
Ernest Hemingway's the killers (Motion picture : 1946)
Ernest Hemingway's the killers (Motion picture : 1964)
ISBN/ISSN
715515013321
Music #
CC1583D Criterion Collection
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