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The Resource Ernest Hemingway's The killers, Universal Pictures

Ernest Hemingway's The killers, Universal Pictures

Label
Ernest Hemingway's The killers
Title
Ernest Hemingway's The killers
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures
Title variation
Killers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Melodramatic thriller based on the Hemingway story about two hit men who become curious about the life and death of the man they were hired to kill
Member of
Cataloging source
WEA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
1946 version: ; Mark Hellinger Productions ; screenplay by Anthony Veiller ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak. 1964 version: screenplay by Gene L. Coon ; produced and directed by Donald Siegel
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
1946 version: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner ; 1964 version: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavettes, Clu Gulager, Ronald Reagan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1903-1965
  • 1903-1947
  • 1900-1973
  • 1913-1994
  • 1922-1990
  • 1912-1991
  • 1929-1989
  • 1899-1961
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Veiller, Anthony
  • Hellinger, Mark
  • Siodmak, Robert
  • Lancaster, Burt
  • Gardner, Ava
  • Coon, Gene L
  • Siegel, Don
  • Marvin, Lee
  • Dickinson, Angie
  • Cassavetes, John
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Gulager, Clu
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Mark Hellinger Productions, Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
196
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
176
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder for hire
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Ernest Hemingway's The killers, Universal Pictures
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story, The killers, by Ernest Hemingway
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964
  • Special edition double-disc set features The killers (1946) and The killers (1964). Includes Andrei Tarkovsky's 1956 student film version of The killers
  • Includes two essay brochures; 1946 version by Jonathan Lethem, 1956 version by Geoffrey O'Brien
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Special features: Disc 1: Andrei Tarkovsky's student film version; interview with Stuart M. Kaminsky ; Screen Director's Playhouse 1949 radio adaptation; Stacy Keach reads the short story ; trailers for Robert Siodmak films ; Paul Schrader's 1972 essay "Notes on film noir"; music and effects track -- Disc 2 : interview with Clu Gulager; excerpts from A Siegel Film; production memos from Siegel, broadcasting standards reports and casting suggestions. Both contain production and publicity stills with actor biographies, press books & ads
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. 1946 adaptation -- disc 2. 1964 adaptation
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (102 min., 94 min.)
Isbn
9781559409315
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515013321
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
  • CC1583D
  • CC1577D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51732162
  • (Sirsi) o51732162
  • (TMQ) o51732162
  • 286937
  • 286937
  • 1469293
  • 1841116
  • 2182919
System details
DVD; full screen (1.33:1); monaural; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ernest Hemingway's The killers, Universal Pictures
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story, The killers, by Ernest Hemingway
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964
  • Special edition double-disc set features The killers (1946) and The killers (1964). Includes Andrei Tarkovsky's 1956 student film version of The killers
  • Includes two essay brochures; 1946 version by Jonathan Lethem, 1956 version by Geoffrey O'Brien
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • Special features: Disc 1: Andrei Tarkovsky's student film version; interview with Stuart M. Kaminsky ; Screen Director's Playhouse 1949 radio adaptation; Stacy Keach reads the short story ; trailers for Robert Siodmak films ; Paul Schrader's 1972 essay "Notes on film noir"; music and effects track -- Disc 2 : interview with Clu Gulager; excerpts from A Siegel Film; production memos from Siegel, broadcasting standards reports and casting suggestions. Both contain production and publicity stills with actor biographies, press books & ads
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. 1946 adaptation -- disc 2. 1964 adaptation
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (102 min., 94 min.)
Isbn
9781559409315
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515013321
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
  • CC1583D
  • CC1577D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51732162
  • (Sirsi) o51732162
  • (TMQ) o51732162
  • 286937
  • 286937
  • 1469293
  • 1841116
  • 2182919
System details
DVD; full screen (1.33:1); monaural; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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