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The naked city

Author: Mark HellingerMalvin WaldAlbert MaltzJules DassinBarry FitzgeraldAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Criterion Collection ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, ©2007.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 380.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : English : [FullscreenView all editions and formats
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Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie.
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Genre/Form: National Film Registry
Drama
Feature films
Mystery films
Film noir
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Hellinger; Malvin Wald; Albert Maltz; Jules Dassin; Barry Fitzgerald; Howard Duff; Dorothy Hart; Don Taylor; Frank Conroy; Ted De Corsia; House Jameson; Anne Sargent; Adelaide Klein; Grover Burgess; Tom Pedi; Enid Markey; William Daniels; Paul Weatherwax; Luc Sante; Dana B Polan; James Sanders; Universal Pictures Company,; Universal-International (Firm),; Criterion Collection (Firm),; Image Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 1934121312 9781934121313
OCLC Number: 78785909
Language Note: Optional English SDH for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Booklet: a new essay by Luc Sante and production notes from producer Mark Hellinger to Dassin.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
Credits: Director of photography, William Daniels ; editor, Paul Weatherwax ; art director, John F. DeCuir ; original music, Miklós Rózsa, Frank Skinner.
Cast: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor, Frank Conroy, Ted de Corsia, House Jameson, Anne Sargent, Adelaide Klein, Grover Burgess, Tom Pedi, Enid Markey.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 1949: Oscar - Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (William H. Daniels) ; Best Film Editing (Paul Weatherwax) ; Named to the National Film Registry in 2007 by the Library of Congress.
Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with screenwriter Malvin Wald --
Interview with NYU film studies professor Dana Polan (ca. 28 min.) --
Interview with architect James Sanders, who discusses The Naked City's depiction of New York City in the 1940s (ca. 26 min.) --
Jules Dassin at LACMA (ca. 41 min. ; appearance at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, after a screening of his film Rififi) --
Stills gallery.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 380.
Other Titles: Jules Dassin's The Naked City
Responsibility: Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin.

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Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie.

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