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The postman always rings twice

Author: Andrew BraunsbergDavid MametCharles MulvehillBob RafelsonJack NicholsonAll authors
Publisher: [Irvine, Calif.] : Lorimar Productions ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frank Chambers (Jack Nicholson) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Papadakis (John Colicos) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Jessica Lange). Frank and Cora quickly fall in love, and plot Nick's murder. Waiting for wedding bells to ring, the body count rises, the gavel slams--of course, nothing ever goes as planned--and their plans are derailed one by one.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film noir
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: James M Cain; James M Cain
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Braunsberg; David Mamet; Charles Mulvehill; Bob Rafelson; Jack Nicholson; Jessica Lange; John Colicos; Michael Lerner; Anjelica Huston; Christopher Lloyd; James M Cain; Lorimar Productions.; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 079073219X 9780790732190
OCLC Number: 38176739
Language Note: In English, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish ; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the 1954 novel by James M. Cain.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1981.
Special features: Cast & crew [text feature]; Supporting players [text feature]; Behind the scenes [text feature]; The original vs. the remake [text feature]; Theatrical trailers Mildred Pierce (2 min.), The Postman always rings twice '46 (3 min.), The Postman always rings twice '81 (3 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Sven Nykvist ; editor, Graeme Clifford ; music composed and conducted by Michael Small.
Cast: Jack Nicholson (Frank Chambers), Jessica Lange (Cora Papadakis), John Colicos (Nick Papadakis), Michael Lerner (Katz), John P. Ryan (Kennedy), Anjelica Huston (Madge), William Traylor (Sackett), and Christopher Lloyd (the salesman).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 1.0 stereo, formatted for television presentation, aspect ratio, 1.33:1.
Contents: Feature film --
supplemental material.
Other Titles: Postman always rings twice (Motion picture : 1981)
Responsibility: Lorimar ; an Andrew Braunsberg Production ; produced in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by David Mamet based on the novel by James M. Cain ; produced by Charles Mulvehill and Bob Rafelson ; directed by Bob Rafelson.

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Frank Chambers (Jack Nicholson) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Papadakis (John Colicos) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Jessica Lange). Frank and Cora quickly fall in love, and plot Nick's murder. Waiting for wedding bells to ring, the body count rises, the gavel slams--of course, nothing ever goes as planned--and their plans are derailed one by one.

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