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Ernest Hemingway's The killers

Author: Gene L CoonDon SiegelLee MarvinAngie DickinsonJohn CassavetesAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2003, ©1964.
Series: Criterion collection, 176.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Melodramatic thriller based on the Hemingway story about two men who become curious about the life and death of the man they were hired to kill. A remake of The Killers (1946) which itself was inspired by the Ernest Hemingway short story. Told instead from the hitmen's point of view, the killers decide to find out why their latest victim (a race car driver) "just stood there and took it" when they came to shoot him.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery films
Drama
Feature films
Film adaptations
Film noir
Film remakes
Mystery films
Mystery
Crime
Named Person: Ernest Hemingway; Ernest Hemingway
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gene L Coon; Don Siegel; Lee Marvin; Angie Dickinson; John Cassavetes; Ronald Reagan; Clu Gulager; Claude Akins; Norman Fell; Ernest Hemingway; Universal-International (Firm); Universal Pictures (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409312 9781559409315
OCLC Number: 51948805
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Based on the short story, The killers, by Ernest Hemingway.
Issued in container with: Ernest Hemingway's The killers (1946).
Special features: Reflections by star Clu Gulager; excerpts from Don Siegel's autobiography; production correspondence including memos, broadcast standard reports, and casting suggestions; production and publicity stills; essay by Geoffrey O'Brien.
Credits: Director of photography, Richard L. Rawlings ; film editor, Richard Belding ; music, John Williams.
Cast: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavettes, Clu Gulager, Ronald Reagan, Claude Akins, Norman Fell.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, Full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: [Dvd 1]. 1949 version --
[dvd 2]. 1964 re-make.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 176.
Other Titles: Killers [1964]
Killers (Motion picture : 1964)
Killers
Responsibility: Universal Studios ; screenplay by Gene L. Coon ; produced and directed by Donald Siegel.

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Melodramatic thriller based on the Hemingway story about two men who become curious about the life and death of the man they were hired to kill. A remake of The Killers (1946) which itself was inspired by the Ernest Hemingway short story. Told instead from the hitmen's point of view, the killers decide to find out why their latest victim (a race car driver) "just stood there and took it" when they came to shoot him. They also figure on collecting more money.

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