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The Resource The asphalt jungle, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Ben Maddow, John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)

The asphalt jungle, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Ben Maddow, John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)

Label
The asphalt jungle
Title
The asphalt jungle
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Ben Maddow, John Huston ; directed by John Huston
Title variation
City under the city
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When criminal mastermind Doc Riedenschneider is released from prison, he approaches lawyer Alonzo Emmerich with a plan for the biggest jewel heist in history. Doc carefully selects and rehearses his team, but Emmerich is planning to double-cross the thieves and flee the country with the loot. Based on the book by W.R. Burnett
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Miklos Rozsa ; cinematography, Harold Rosson ; editor, George Boemler
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned. English or French dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Anthony Caruso, Teresa Celli, Marilyn Monroe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1987
  • 1899-1982
  • 1893-1976
  • 1909-1992
  • 1916-1986
  • 1895-1956
  • 1923-1977
  • 1891-1984
  • 1926-1962
  • 1921-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Huston, John
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Maddow, Ben
  • Hayden, Sterling
  • Calhern, Louis
  • Hagen, Jean
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • Monroe, Marilyn
  • Whitmore, James
  • Casper, Drew
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
112
Series statement
Film noir classic collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Film noir
  • Jewelry theft
  • Ex-convicts
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The asphalt jungle, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Ben Maddow, John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1950
  • From a novel by W.R. Burnett
  • Special features include introduction by John Huston derived from an archival interview, commentary by author/film-noir specialist Drew Casper with co-star James Whitmore and theatrical trailer
  • Publisher's no.: Warner Home Video 65903
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
55759566
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780790789651
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569590328
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
65903
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The asphalt jungle, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Ben Maddow, John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1950
  • From a novel by W.R. Burnett
  • Special features include introduction by John Huston derived from an archival interview, commentary by author/film-noir specialist Drew Casper with co-star James Whitmore and theatrical trailer
  • Publisher's no.: Warner Home Video 65903
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
55759566
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780790789651
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569590328
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
65903
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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