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The Resource The asphalt jungle., 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

The asphalt jungle., 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

Label
The asphalt jungle.
Title
The asphalt jungle.
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Asphalt jungle (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; film editor, George Boemler ; music by Miklos Rozsa
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.A87 2016
PerformerNote
Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marilyn Monroe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1987
  • 1893-1976
  • 1909-1992
  • 1895-1988
  • 1907-1995
  • 1916-1986
  • 1895-1956
  • 1923-1977
  • 1921-2009
  • 1891-1984
  • 1907-1991
  • 1926-1962
  • 1899-1982
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  • Huston, John
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Maddow, Ben
  • Rosson, Harold
  • Boemler, George
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Hayden, Sterling
  • Calhern, Louis
  • Hagen, Jean
  • Whitmore, James
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • McIntire, John
  • Monroe, Marilyn
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
112
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
847
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  • Jewelry theft
  • Ex-convicts
  • Jewel thieves
  • Robo
  • Joyas
Technique
live action
Label
The asphalt jungle., 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
  • Based on the novel by W.R. Burnett
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 insert (12 panels ; color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1706050
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 112 minutes)
Isbn
9781681432403
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515190718
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
CC2712DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1706050
  • (OCoLC)961480722
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The asphalt jungle., 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
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
  • Based on the novel by W.R. Burnett
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 insert (12 panels ; color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1706050
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 112 minutes)
Isbn
9781681432403
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515190718
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
CC2712DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1706050
  • (OCoLC)961480722
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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