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Pitfall

Author: André De TothKarl KambSamuel BischoffDick PowellLizabeth ScottAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2014]
Series: KL studio classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Forbes is a family man who's tired of the 9 to 5 humdrum of his job an insurance company executive. Life gets a little more exciting for him when he calls upon femme fatale Mona Stevens. Her boyfriend has robbed a store insured by Forbes' company and has showered her with gifts using the loot. Forbes comes to collect the ill-gotten gifts, but the boyfriend is in jail, and Forbes falls hard for Mona and begins  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film noir
Fiction films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Jay Dratler
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: André De Toth; Karl Kamb; Samuel Bischoff; Dick Powell; Lizabeth Scott; Jane Wyatt; Raymond Burr; Harry Wild; Walter Thompson; Jay Dratler; Regal Films,; Kino Lorber, Inc.,; UCLA Film and Television Archive,
ISBN: 9786316251206 6316251203
OCLC Number: 936179300
Notes: 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Based on the novel The pitfall by Jay Dratler.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1948.
Mastered in HD from a 35mm dupe negative preserved by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
Special features: Audio commentary with film historian Eddie Muller; trailers.
Credits: Cinematography, Harry J. Wild ; editing, Walter Thompson ; musical director, Louis Forbes.
Cast: Dick Powell, Lizabeth Scott, Jane Wyatt, Raymond Burr, Byron Barr, John Litel, Ann Doran, Jimmy Hunt, Selmer Jackson.
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: KL studio classics.
Responsibility: Regal Films presents ; screenplay by Karl Kamb ; produced by Samuel Bischoff ; directed by Andre de Toth.

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John Forbes is a family man who's tired of the 9 to 5 humdrum of his job an insurance company executive. Life gets a little more exciting for him when he calls upon femme fatale Mona Stevens. Her boyfriend has robbed a store insured by Forbes' company and has showered her with gifts using the loot. Forbes comes to collect the ill-gotten gifts, but the boyfriend is in jail, and Forbes falls hard for Mona and begins an affair.

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