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Title The asphalt jungle [dvd] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a John Huston production ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; screenplay by Ben Maddow and John Huston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by John Huston
Published [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
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Edition Two-DVD special edition
Descript 2 videodiscs (approximately 112 minutes) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in
Content two-dimensional moving image tdi
Media video v
Carrier videodisc vd
Descript 4 3/4 in. rda
digital optical monaural Dolby Digital 1.0 rda
full screen (1.37:1) 24 fps rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Motion pictures lcgft
Series Criterion collection ; 847
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 847
Tech Details DVD, NTSC region 1, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural
Language In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
Audience Not rated
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
Based on the novel by W.R. Burnett
Accompanying material may vary
Performer(S) Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marilyn Monroe
Credits Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; film editor, George Boemler ; music by Miklos Rozsa
Note Full screen (1.37:1)
Summary A heist is being set up to be pulled off by Doc, who has recruited a small gang to help him carry it out. Everything he could possibly think of was taken care of, down to the very last detail. It's the night of the heist and suddenly Doc's luck turns sour when betrayal strikes and the gangsters need to flee from the police
Note Special features: audio commentary from 2004 by film historian Drew Casper, featuring recordings of actor James Whitmore; new interviews with film noir historian Eddie Muller and cinematographer John Bailey; archival footage of writer-director John Huston discussing the film; Pharos of chaos a 1983 documentary about actor Sterling Haydon; episode of the television program City lights from 1979 featuring John Huston; audio excerpts of archival interviews with Huston; trailer. Container insert includes essay "A left-handed form of human endeavor" by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien
Subject Jewelry theft -- Drama
Ex-convicts -- Drama
Jewel thieves -- Drama
Genre Feature films.
Film noir.
Fiction films.
Crime films.
Detective and mystery films.
Subject DVD videodiscs
DVDs for the hearing impaired
Alt Author Huston, John, 1906-1987, screenwriter, film director
Hornblow, Arthur, Jr., 1893-1976, film producer
Maddow, Ben, 1909-1992, screenwriter
Rosson, Harold, 1895-1988, cinematographer
Boemler, George, film editor
Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995, composer (expression)
Hayden, Sterling, 1916-1986, actor
Calhern, Louis, 1895-1956, actor
Hagen, Jean, 1924-1977, actor
Whitmore, James, 1921-2009, actor
Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984, actor
McIntire, John, 1907-1991, actor
Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962, actor
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982. Asphalt jungle
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor
Add Title Container of (work) : Asphalt jungle (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781681432403
ISBN/ISSN 715515190718
Music # CC2712DDVD Criterion Collection

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