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Ace in the hole [videorecording] / a Paramount picture
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2007 | Special ed.; [standard version].
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD A pt.1-2 DRAMA)
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD A pt.1-2 DRAMA CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2007.
Edition
Special ed.; [standard version].
Descript
2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection; 396.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) 396.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Bob Arthur, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal, Frank Jaquet.
Credits
Writers, Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; producer/director, Billy Wilder ; director of photography, Charles B. Lang, Jr.; editing, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Hugo Friedhofer.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
Awards
National Board of Review Award for Best Actress (Sterling).
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
An early look at the impact of mass media in the public arena, featuring the story of a cynical and manipulative journalist.
Note
Special features (disc 1) : optional audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Special features (disc 2) : "Portrait of a 60% perfect man", featurette (includes in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment (60 min.)) ; excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute (24 min.); a 1984 interview with Douglas by Michael Thomas (14 min.); excerpts from a 1970 audio interview with co-scriptwriter Newman (10 min.); new video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee (6 min.); gallery of production stills and behind-the-scenes photos.
Local Note
MW, 10-07
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ISBN
1934121681
9781934121689
ISBN/ISSN
715515024723
Music #
CC1705D Criterion Collection.
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