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The postman always rings twice

Author: Carey WilsonHarry RuskinNiven BuschTay GarnettLana TurnerAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film noir
Fiction films
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carey Wilson; Harry Ruskin; Niven Busch; Tay Garnett; Lana Turner; John Garfield; Cecil Kellaway; Hume Cronyn; Leon Ames; James M Cain; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Turner Home Entertainment (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790785897 9780790785899
OCLC Number: 744569195
Language Note: In English or dubbed French soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish ; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Special features include: Introduction by Richard Jewell [film historian and author]; The John Garfield story (58 min.); Behind-the-scenes image gallery [slide show]; Theatrical trailer-1946 (3 min.); Theatrical trailer-1981 remake (3 min.).
Special features: Documentary profile "The John Garfield Story", narrated by Julie Garfield -- Introduction by film historian and author Richard Jewell -- Theatrical trailers of the original and the 1981 remake -- Behind-the-scenes image gallery -- Language: Egnlish mono ; French mono -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
Credits: Director of photography, Sidney Wagner ; film editor, George White ; musical score, George Bassman.
Cast: Lana Turner (Cora Smith), John Garfield (Frank Chambers), Cecil Kellaway (Nick Smith), Hume Cronyn (Arthur Keats), Leon Ames (Kyle Sackett), Audrey Totter (Madge Gorland), Alan Reed (Ezra Liam Kennedy).
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital mono, original theatrical presentation aspect ratio, 1.33:1, dual layer.
Other Titles: Postman always rings twice (Motion picture : 1946)
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; produced by Carey Wilson ; screen play by Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch ; directed by Tay Garnett.

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Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one.

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