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The prowler, Horizon Pictures presents, an Eagle Productions, directed by Joseph Losey

Label
The prowler
Title
The prowler
Statement of responsibility
Horizon Pictures presents, an Eagle Productions, directed by Joseph Losey
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her by killing her husband
Cataloging source
LAF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, S.P. Eagle (Sam Spiegel) ; screenplay, Hugo Butler (as a front for blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. cf container) ; director of photography Arthur Miller ; editor, Paul Weatherwax; music composed and conducted by Lyn Murray; music director, Irving Friedman; sound, Benny Winkler;
PerformerNote
Van Heflin (Webb Garwood); Evelyn Keyes (Susan Gilvray); John Maxwell (Bud Crocker); Katharine Warren (Mrs. Crocker); Emerson Treacy (William Gilvray); Madge Blake (Martha Gilvray); Wheaton Chambers (Doctor James); Robert Osterloh (coroner); Sherry Hall (John Gilvray); Louise Lorimer (motel manager); Louise Bates (doctor's wife); Steve Carruthers (Mr. Talbot); Betty Jane Howarth (Mrs. Talbot); Fred Hoose (foreman); Alan Harris (clerk)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1903-1957
  • 1904-1980
  • 1914-1968
  • 1905-1976
  • 1909-1989
  • 1903-1981
  • 1910-1971
  • 1916-2008
  • 1905-1965
  • 1900-1967
  • 1899-1969
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Losey, Joseph
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Thoeren, Robert
  • Wilhelm, Hans
  • Butler, Hugo
  • Trumbo, Dalton
  • Miller, Arthur C
  • Weatherwax, Paul
  • Murray, Lyn
  • Friedman, Izzy
  • Winkler, Ben
  • Heflin, Van
  • Keyes, Evelyn
  • Maxwell, John
  • Warren, Katherine
  • Treacy, Emerson
  • Blake, Madge
  • VCI Entertainment (Firm)
  • United Artists Corporation
  • UCLA Film and Television Archive
  • Film Noir Foundation
  • Stanford Theatre Foundation
Runtime
92
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adultery
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Murder
  • Husbands
  • Police corruption
Technique
live action
Label
The prowler, Horizon Pictures presents, an Eagle Productions, directed by Joseph Losey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Adapted from an original story by Robert Thoeren and Hans Wilhelm
  • Original distributor was United Artists
  • The original film was restored by UCLC Film & Television Archive, funded by the Film Noir Foundation and the Stanford Theatre Foundation
  • Bonus features include: documentary featurette "The cost of living : creating The prowler" with James Ellroy et al; "Masterpiece in the margins" Bertrand Tavernier on The prowler; "On the prowl: restoring The prowler" the Film Noir Foundation and UCLC Film & Television Archive partnership
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1281992
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9781557397126
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089859858925
Other physical details
sound, black and white.
Publisher number
8589
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1281992
  • (OCoLC)700950532
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The prowler, Horizon Pictures presents, an Eagle Productions, directed by Joseph Losey
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Adapted from an original story by Robert Thoeren and Hans Wilhelm
  • Original distributor was United Artists
  • The original film was restored by UCLC Film & Television Archive, funded by the Film Noir Foundation and the Stanford Theatre Foundation
  • Bonus features include: documentary featurette "The cost of living : creating The prowler" with James Ellroy et al; "Masterpiece in the margins" Bertrand Tavernier on The prowler; "On the prowl: restoring The prowler" the Film Noir Foundation and UCLC Film & Television Archive partnership
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1281992
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9781557397126
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
089859858925
Other physical details
sound, black and white.
Publisher number
8589
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1281992
  • (OCoLC)700950532
Video recording format
DVD

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