The Resource Columbia Pictures film noir classics, IV, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)

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

Label
Columbia Pictures film noir classics, IV
Title
Columbia Pictures film noir classics
Title number
IV
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures
Title variation
  • Film noir classics
  • Film noir classics
  • Film noir classics
Contributor
Actor
Associated name
Screenwriter
Creator
Director
Distributor
Host
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • So dark the night: "A complicated story of a Parisian detective ... who falls in love while on vacation, only to see the woman murdered"--Container
  • Johnny O'Clock: "Johnny O'Clock ... is a junior partner is a posh casino with Guido Marchettis ... but is senior in the eyes of Nelle, Guido's wife and Johnny's ex. This love triangle leads to a web of complications, leaving Police Inspector Koch ... to unravel the threads of deceit and a murdered casino employee's sister ... to tug on Johnny's heartstrings"--Container
  • Walk a crooked mile: "The tale of an FBI agent ... and a Scotland Yard detective ... who must bust a spy ring working to infiltrate an atomic research facility"--Container
  • Between midnight and dawn: "Dan Purvis ... and Rocky Barnes ... are lifelong pals who survived WWII and continue their armed service as uniformed prowl car boys on the night shift in LA. But their friendship is tested by their ongoing battle with a ruthless racketeer ... and the love they share for a beautiful radio announcer"--Container
  • Walk east on Beacon!: "[A] tale of Communist spies stealing secrets about the Manhattan Project. The source material was a Reader's Digest article by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, and the movie shares Hoover's obsession with surveillance"--Container
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • So dark the night: director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editor, Jerome Thoms ; music, Hugo Friedhofer
  • Johnny O'Clock: director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editors, Warren Low, Al Clark ; music, George Duning
  • Walk a crooked mile: director of photography, George Robinson ; editor, James E. Newcom ; music, Paul Sawtell
  • Between midnight and dawn: director of photography, George E. Diskant ; editor, Gene Hevlick ; music, George Duning
  • Walk east on Beacon!: director of photography, Joseph C. Brun ; editor, Angelo Ross ; music, Louis Applebaum
Dewey number
791.4375
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
  • So dark the night: Steven Geray, Micheline Cheirel, Eugene Borden, Ann Codee, Egon Brecher, Helen Freeman
  • Johnny O'Clock: Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes, Lee J. Cobb, Ellen Drew, Nina Foch, S. Thomas Gomez, John Kellogg
  • Walk a crooked mile: Louis Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, Louise Allbritton, Carl Esmond
  • Between midnight and dawn: Mark Stevens, Edmond O'Brien, Gale Storm, Donald Buka, Gale Robbins, Anthony Ross, Roland Winters
  • Walk east on Beacon!: George Murphy, Finlay Currie, Virginia Gilmore
Runtime
443
Series statement
  • TCM vault collection
  • The collector's choice
Technique
live action
Label
Columbia Pictures film noir classics, IV, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title and credits from container
  • "Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The Film Foundation and Turner Classic Movies again partner to present the fourth collection in this series ... fully restored and remastered"--Container
  • So dark the night, based up on a story by Aubrey Wisberg. Johnny O'Clock, original story by Milton Holmes. Walk a crooked mile, adapted from a story by Bertram Millhauser. Walk east on Beacon! suggested by The crime of the century / by J. Edgar Hoover ; from the Reader's Digest
  • Videodisc release of five motion pictures originally released in 1946 (So dark the night), 1947 (Johnny O'Clock), 1948 (Walk a crooked mile), 1950 (Between midnight and dawn) and 1952 (Walk east on Beacon!)
  • Bonus features include publicity stills, scene stills, trailers and movie posters; Martin Scorsese introduces So dark the night
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents an Edward Small production ; screenplay by George Bruce ; produced by Grant Whytock ; directed by Gordon Douglas
  • (ca. 91 min.) -- Disc 4.
  • Between midnight and dawn
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; story by Gerald Drayson Adams and Leo Katcher ; screen play by Eugene Ling ; produced by Hunt Stromberg ; directed by Gordon Douglas
  • (ca. 89 min.) -- Disc 5.
  • Walk east on Beacon!
  • Columbia Pictures presents ; story and screenplay by Leo Rosten ; produced by Louis de Rochemont, with the cooperation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ; directed by Alfred Werker
  • (ca. 97 min.)
  • Disc 1.
  • So dark the night
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by Martin Berkeley and Dwight Babcock ; produced by Ted Richmond ; directed by Joseph H. Lewis
  • (ca. 70 min.) -- Disc 2.
  • Johnny O'Clock
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by Robert Rossen ; produced by Edward G. Nealis ; directed by Robert Rossen
  • (ca. 96 min.) -- Disc 3.
  • Walk a crooked mile
Control code
ocn861796455
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 443 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
700867900238
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)861796455
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; full screen 1.33:1; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Columbia Pictures film noir classics, IV, Columbia Pictures, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title and credits from container
  • "Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The Film Foundation and Turner Classic Movies again partner to present the fourth collection in this series ... fully restored and remastered"--Container
  • So dark the night, based up on a story by Aubrey Wisberg. Johnny O'Clock, original story by Milton Holmes. Walk a crooked mile, adapted from a story by Bertram Millhauser. Walk east on Beacon! suggested by The crime of the century / by J. Edgar Hoover ; from the Reader's Digest
  • Videodisc release of five motion pictures originally released in 1946 (So dark the night), 1947 (Johnny O'Clock), 1948 (Walk a crooked mile), 1950 (Between midnight and dawn) and 1952 (Walk east on Beacon!)
  • Bonus features include publicity stills, scene stills, trailers and movie posters; Martin Scorsese introduces So dark the night
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents an Edward Small production ; screenplay by George Bruce ; produced by Grant Whytock ; directed by Gordon Douglas
  • (ca. 91 min.) -- Disc 4.
  • Between midnight and dawn
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; story by Gerald Drayson Adams and Leo Katcher ; screen play by Eugene Ling ; produced by Hunt Stromberg ; directed by Gordon Douglas
  • (ca. 89 min.) -- Disc 5.
  • Walk east on Beacon!
  • Columbia Pictures presents ; story and screenplay by Leo Rosten ; produced by Louis de Rochemont, with the cooperation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ; directed by Alfred Werker
  • (ca. 97 min.)
  • Disc 1.
  • So dark the night
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by Martin Berkeley and Dwight Babcock ; produced by Ted Richmond ; directed by Joseph H. Lewis
  • (ca. 70 min.) -- Disc 2.
  • Johnny O'Clock
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by Robert Rossen ; produced by Edward G. Nealis ; directed by Robert Rossen
  • (ca. 96 min.) -- Disc 3.
  • Walk a crooked mile
Control code
ocn861796455
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 443 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
700867900238
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)861796455
System details
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; full screen 1.33:1; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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