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The Resource Ernest Hemingway's the killers, Universal Pictures ; Mark Hellinger Productions ; screenplay by Anthony Veiller ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak. Universal Studios ; Revue Productions ; screenplay by Gene L. Coon ; produced and directed by Donald Siegel

Ernest Hemingway's the killers, Universal Pictures ; Mark Hellinger Productions ; screenplay by Anthony Veiller ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak. Universal Studios ; Revue Productions ; screenplay by Gene L. Coon ; produced and directed by Donald Siegel

Label
Ernest Hemingway's the killers
Title
Ernest Hemingway's the killers
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures ; Mark Hellinger Productions ; screenplay by Anthony Veiller ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak. Universal Studios ; Revue Productions ; screenplay by Gene L. Coon ; produced and directed by Donald Siegel
Title variation
Killers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TSC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • 1946 version: Music, Miklos Rozsa ; director of photography, Woody Bredell ; editor, Arthur Hilton
  • 1964 version: Director of photography, Richard L. Rawlings ; editor, Richard Belding ; music, Johnny Williams
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
"English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired"--Container insert
PerformerNote
  • 1946 version: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Sam Levene, Virginia Christine
  • 1964 version: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Clu Gulager, Ronald Reagan
Runtime
196
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
176
Technique
live action
Label
Ernest Hemingway's the killers, Universal Pictures ; Mark Hellinger Productions ; screenplay by Anthony Veiller ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak. Universal Studios ; Revue Productions ; screenplay by Gene L. Coon ; produced and directed by Donald Siegel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964
  • Both films based on the short story, The killers, by Ernest Hemingway
  • Disc 1 special features include: Andrei Tarkovsky's 1956 student film adaptation of the Hemingway story; interview with writer 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 special features include: Interview with Clu Gulager; excerpts from Don Siegel's autobiography, A Siegel film ; production memos from Siegel, broadcasting standards reports and casting suggestions ; music and effects track. Both discs include production and publicity stills with actor biographies, press books & ads. Includes two essay brochures; 1946 version by Jonathan Lethem, 1964 version by Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
2 program notes.
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. 1956 adaptation
Control code
1008757
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (102 min., 94 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
CC1583D
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1008757
  • (Sirsi) 1008757
  • (OCoLC)54467347
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ernest Hemingway's the killers, Universal Pictures ; Mark Hellinger Productions ; screenplay by Anthony Veiller ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak. Universal Studios ; Revue Productions ; screenplay by Gene L. Coon ; produced and directed by Donald Siegel
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964
  • Both films based on the short story, The killers, by Ernest Hemingway
  • Disc 1 special features include: Andrei Tarkovsky's 1956 student film adaptation of the Hemingway story; interview with writer 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 special features include: Interview with Clu Gulager; excerpts from Don Siegel's autobiography, A Siegel film ; production memos from Siegel, broadcasting standards reports and casting suggestions ; music and effects track. Both discs include production and publicity stills with actor biographies, press books & ads. Includes two essay brochures; 1946 version by Jonathan Lethem, 1964 version by Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
2 program notes.
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. 1956 adaptation
Control code
1008757
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (102 min., 94 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
CC1583D
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1008757
  • (Sirsi) 1008757
  • (OCoLC)54467347
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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