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Columbia Pictures film noir classics, I, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)

Label
Columbia Pictures film noir classics, I
Title
Columbia Pictures film noir classics
Title number
I
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures
Title variation
Film noir classics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The sniper: San Francisco delivery van driver Edward Miller is unable to control his hatred of the women who reject him and the intense jealousy he feels whenever he sees lovers together. When he goes on a killing spree, the police must try and discover who he is. The big heat: A policeman is driven by grief to wage a relentless vendetta against a mobster. 5 against the house: Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious. The lineup: Police track two ruthless killers across San Francisco. Murder by contract: A hit man discovers his next target is a woman
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
CLE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • The sniper: Columbia Pictures presents Stanley Kramer's production ; screenplay by Harry Brown ; directed by Edward Dmytryk ; director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editor, Aaron Stell ; music, George Antheil
  • The big heat: Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by Sydney Boehm ; produced by Robert Arthur ; directed by Fritz Lang ; director of photography, Charles Lang ; editor, Charles Nelson
  • 5 against the house: Columbia Pictures Corporation presents : screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, William Bowers, John Barnwell ; produced by Stirling Silliphant and John Barnwell ; directed by Phil Karlson ; director of photography, Lester White ; editor, Jerome Thoms ; music, George Duning
  • The lineup: Columbia Pictures presents ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Jaime Del Valle ; directed by Don Siegel ; director of photography, Hal Mohr ; editor, Al Clark
  • Murder by contract: Columbia Pictures presents ; written by Ben Simboe ; produced by Leon Chooluck ; directed by Irving Lerner ; director of photography, Lucien Ballard ; music, Perry Botkin ; editor, Carlo Lodato
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.F54
LC item number
C668 2009 Vol. 1
PerformerNote
  • The sniper: Adolphe Menjou, Arthur Franz, Gerald Mohr, Marie Windsor, Frank Faylen, Richard Kiley, Mabel Paige, Marlo Dwyer, Geradline Carr
  • The big heat: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby, Lee Marvin, Jeanette Nolan, Peter Whitney, Willis Bouchey
  • 5 against the house: Guy Madison, Kim Novak, Brian Keith, Alvy Moore, Kerwin Matthews, William Conrad, Jack Dimond, Jean Willes
  • The lineup: Eli Wallach, Robert Keith, Warner Anderson, Richard Jaeckel, Mary LaRoche, William Leslie, Emile Meyer, Marshall Reed
  • Murder by contract: Vince Edwards, Phillip Pine, Herschel Bernardi, Caprice Toriel, Michael Granger, Cathy Browne, Joseph Mell, Frances Osborne
Runtime
428
Series statement
  • Columbia Pictures film noir classics
  • The collector's choice
Series volume
I
Technique
live action
Label
Columbia Pictures film noir classics, I, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • The sniper and The big heat are full screen format (1.33:1 aspect ratio) ; 5 against the house, The lineup and Murder by contract are widescreen format (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
  • The sniper is based on a story by Edna and Edward Anhalt
  • The big heat is based on the Saturday Evening Post serial by William P. McGivern
  • The lineup is based on the CBS television series ; from an idea created by Lawrence L. Klee
  • Special features: Martin Scorsese on Murder by Contract, The Sniper and The Big Heat ; Michael Mann on The Big Heat ; The Influence of Noir with Christopher Nolan (The Lineup) ; commentary with authors Eddie Muller and James Ellroy on The Lineup ; commentary with author Eddie Muller on The Sniper
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • [disc 1]
  • The sniper (88 min., 1952) -- [disc 2]
  • The big heat (91 min., 1953) -- [disc 3]
  • 5 against the house (83 min., 1955) -- [disc 4]
  • The lineup (86 min., 1958) -- [disc 5]
  • Murder by contract (80 min., 1958)
Control code
ocn463477452
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen for 3 movies, full screen for 2 movies.
Extent
5 videodiscs (428 min.)
Isbn
9781435965058
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396306011
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
30601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)463477452
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; Dolby digital ; fullscreen and widescreen ; region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Columbia Pictures film noir classics, I, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • The sniper and The big heat are full screen format (1.33:1 aspect ratio) ; 5 against the house, The lineup and Murder by contract are widescreen format (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
  • The sniper is based on a story by Edna and Edward Anhalt
  • The big heat is based on the Saturday Evening Post serial by William P. McGivern
  • The lineup is based on the CBS television series ; from an idea created by Lawrence L. Klee
  • Special features: Martin Scorsese on Murder by Contract, The Sniper and The Big Heat ; Michael Mann on The Big Heat ; The Influence of Noir with Christopher Nolan (The Lineup) ; commentary with authors Eddie Muller and James Ellroy on The Lineup ; commentary with author Eddie Muller on The Sniper
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • [disc 1]
  • The sniper (88 min., 1952) -- [disc 2]
  • The big heat (91 min., 1953) -- [disc 3]
  • 5 against the house (83 min., 1955) -- [disc 4]
  • The lineup (86 min., 1958) -- [disc 5]
  • Murder by contract (80 min., 1958)
Control code
ocn463477452
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen for 3 movies, full screen for 2 movies.
Extent
5 videodiscs (428 min.)
Isbn
9781435965058
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396306011
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
30601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)463477452
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; Dolby digital ; fullscreen and widescreen ; region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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