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Night and the city

Author: Jules DassinSamuel G EngelJo EisingerRichard WidmarkGene TierneyAll authors
Publisher: Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection ; Chicago, IL : Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, ©2005, ©1950.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 274.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Film noir
Crime films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Thriller
Drama
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Dassin; Samuel G Engel; Jo Eisinger; Richard Widmark; Gene Tierney; Googie Withers; Hugh Marlowe; Francis L Sullivan; Herbert Lom; Franz Waxman; Gerald Kersh; Glenn Erickson; Paul Arthur; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Criterion Collection (Firm); Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 155940955X 9781559409551
OCLC Number: 57206231
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Based on the novel by Gerald Kersh.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film scholar Glenn Erickson; video interview with director Jules Dassin; excerpts from a 1972 French interview with Dassin; "Two versions, two scores", a look at the two different scores composed for the British and American releases of the film; new essay by film critic Paul Arthur; original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Max Greene ; art director, C.P. Norman ; editors, Nick DeMaggio, Sidney Stone ; music, Franz Waxman ; costume designers, Oleg Cassini, Margaret Furse.
Cast: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe, Francis L. Sullivan, Herbert Lom.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 274.
Other Titles: Night and the city (Motion picture : 1950)
Jules Dassin's Night and the city
Responsibility: [presented by] Twentieth Century-Fox ; screen play by Jo Eisinger ; produced by Samuel G. Engel ; directed by Jules Dassin.

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Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition.

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