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Ace in the hole

Author: Billy WilderLesser SamuelsWalter NewmanKirk DouglasJan SterlingAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2007.
Series: Criterion collection, 396.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Chuck Tatum is an amoral newspaper reporter caught in dead-end Albuquerque who happens upon the story of a lifetime. He will do anything to ensure he gets the scoop.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVDs
Videodiscs
DVD-Video discs
Drama
Thriller
Suspense films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Billy Wilder; Lesser Samuels; Walter Newman; Kirk Douglas; Jan Sterling; Robert Arthur; Porter Hall; Frank Cady; Richard Benedict; Ray Teal; Frank Jaquet; Charles B Lang; Hugo Friedhofer; Neil Sinyard; Michel Ciment; Spike Lee; Molly Haskell; Guy Maddin; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1934121681 9781934121689
OCLC Number: 971959825
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
Series numbering from container spine.
"1.33:1 aspect ratio"--Container.
Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard; theatrical trailer ; Disc 2: Portrait of a "60% perfect man" : Billy Wilder, a 1980 documentary featuring in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment; a 1984 interview with Kirk Douglas; excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute; excerpts from an audio interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman; new video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee; stills gallery; new essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin.
Credits: Director of photography, Charles B. Lang, Jr. ; editing, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Hugo Friedhofer.
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Bob Arthur, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal, Frank Jaquet.
Awards: National Board of Review Award for Best Actress (Sterling).
Description: 2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC ; Dolby digital.
Contents: Disc 1. The film --
Disc 2. The supplements.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 396.
Other Titles: Billy Wilder's Ace in the hole
Responsibility: a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder.

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Chuck Tatum is an amoral newspaper reporter caught in dead-end Albuquerque who happens upon the story of a lifetime. He will do anything to ensure he gets the scoop.

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