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The Resource Tight spot, Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by William Bowers ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Phil Karlson

Tight spot, Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by William Bowers ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Phil Karlson

Label
Tight spot
Title
Tight spot
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by William Bowers ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Phil Karlson
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wise-cracking Sherry Conley (Ginger Rogers) is moved by U.S. Attorney Hallet (Edward G. Robinson) and Detective Lieutenant Striker (Brian Keith) from prison to a swanky hotel suite. They try to persuade her to "sing" against gang leader Benny Costain (Lorne Greene). Sherry first refuses to testify but changes her mind when a bullet intended for her kills a prison matron
Member of
Cataloging source
NOC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; film editor, Viola Lawrence ; music, George Duning ; costume designer, Jean Louis
Dewey number
791.43/72
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T54 2012
PerformerNote
Ginger Rogers, Edward G. Robinson, Brian Keith, Lorne Greene
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1987
  • 1908-1984
  • 1908-1985
  • 1911-1995
  • 1893-1973
  • 1921-1997
  • 1920-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bowers, William
  • Rachmil, Lewis J.
  • Karlson, Phil
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • Keith, Brian
  • Greene, Lorne
  • Duning, George
  • Kantor, Leonard
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
  • Columbia Pictures film noir classics III
  • The collector's choice
  • TCM vault collection
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Witnesses
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Tight spot, Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by William Bowers ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Phil Karlson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play "Dead pigeon" by Lenard Kantor
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features: original trailer ; behind-the-scenes photos ; lobby card set ; publicity stills ; scene stills ; movie posters
  • Issued in boxed set of 5 titles: My name is Julia Ross -- The mob -- Drive a crooked road -- Tight spot -- The burglar
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
608866795414
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn789681397
  • (OCoLC)789681397
System details
DVD; anamorphic widescreen presentation, 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tight spot, Columbia Pictures Corporation ; screen play by William Bowers ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Phil Karlson
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play "Dead pigeon" by Lenard Kantor
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features: original trailer ; behind-the-scenes photos ; lobby card set ; publicity stills ; scene stills ; movie posters
  • Issued in boxed set of 5 titles: My name is Julia Ross -- The mob -- Drive a crooked road -- Tight spot -- The burglar
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
608866795414
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn789681397
  • (OCoLC)789681397
System details
DVD; anamorphic widescreen presentation, 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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