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Black widow

Author: Nunnally JohnsonHugh WheelerCharles G ClarkeDorothy SpencerLeigh HarlineAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]
Series: Fox film noir, 22.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Database:WorldCat
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Nancy Ordway is an aspiring writer hoping to make it big in New York at the expense of everyone around her, including Broadway producer Peter Denver, who reluctantly lets her use his apartment to work during the day. And when Peter's wife, Iris, comes home from a trip to find Nancy dead in the bathroom, the assigned detective, Lt. Bruce, soon realizes this assumed suicide is more likely a murder. Everyone Ordway  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film noir
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nunnally Johnson; Hugh Wheeler; Charles G Clarke; Dorothy Spencer; Leigh Harline; Lionel Newman; Edward B Powell; Lyle Wheeler; Maurice Ransford; Walter M Scott; Dorcy Howard; William Travilla; Ginger Rogers; Van Heflin; Gene Tierney; George Raft; Peggy Ann Garner; Reginald Gardiner; Virginia Leith; Otto Kruger; Cathleen Nesbitt; Skip Homeier; Hilda Simms; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 183716920
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Also issued as part of the box set: Studio classics 75 years.
Special features: Audio commentary with film noir historian Alan Rode; "Ginger Rogers at Twentieth Century Fox" featurette; "Gene Tierney: final curtain for a noir icon" featurette; interactive pressbook; isolated score track; still galleries; original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Charles G. Clarke ; film editor, Dorothy Spencer ; music, Leigh Harline ; music conducted by Lionel Newman ; orchestration, Edward B. Powell ; art director, Lyle Wheeler, Maurice Ransford ; set decorations, Walter M. Scott, Dorcy Howard ; costumes designed by Travilla.
Cast: Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin, Gene Tierney, George Raft, Peggy Ann Garner, Reginald Gardiner, Virginia Leith, Otto Kruger, Cathleen Nesbitt, Skip Homeier, Hilda Simms.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.55:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, dual layer.
Series Title: Fox film noir, 22.
Other Titles: Studio classics 75 years.
Black widow (Motion picture : 1954)
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox ; screen play by Nunnally Johnson from a story by Patrick Quentin ; produced and directed by Nunnally Johnson.
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Nancy Ordway is an aspiring writer hoping to make it big in New York at the expense of everyone around her, including Broadway producer Peter Denver, who reluctantly lets her use his apartment to work during the day. And when Peter's wife, Iris, comes home from a trip to find Nancy dead in the bathroom, the assigned detective, Lt. Bruce, soon realizes this assumed suicide is more likely a murder. Everyone Ordway knew is suddenly suspect while a series of flashbacks reveal the plan she was weaving to climb the social ladder.

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