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The prowler

Author: Joseph LoseySam SpiegelHugo ButlerDalton TrumboVan HeflinAll authors
Publisher: [Tulsa, OK] : VCI Entertainment, [2011]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her by killing her husband.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film noir
Crime films
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Losey; Sam Spiegel; Hugo Butler; Dalton Trumbo; Van Heflin; Evelyn Keyes; John Maxwell; Katherine Warren; Emerson Treacy; Madge Blake; Lyn Murray; Arthur C Miller; Paul Weatherwax; Izzy Friedman; Ben Winkler; Hans Wilhelm; Robert Thoeren; United Artists Corporation.; UCLA Film and Television Archive.; Film Noir Foundation.; Stanford Theatre Foundation.; VCI Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1557397120 9781557397126
OCLC Number: 700950532
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: "Mastered from a completely restored 35 mm print c2009 UCLA Film & Television Archive and Film Noir Foundation."--Container.
Adapted from an original story by Robert Thoeren and Hans Wilhelm.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1951 and distributed by United Artists.
The original film was restored by UCLC Film & Television Archive, funded by the Film Noir Foundation and the Stanford Theatre Foundation.
Bonus features include: documentary featurette "The cost of living : creating The prowler" with James Ellroy et al; "Masterpiece in the margins" Bertrand Tavernier on The prowler; "On the prowl: restoring The prowler" the Film Noir Foundation and UCLA Film & Television Archive partnership; audio commentary by film noir expert Eddie Muller; original theatrical trailer; photo gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Arthur Miller ; editor, Paul Weatherwax ; music composed and conducted by Lyn Murray ; music director, Irving Friedman ; sound, Benny Winkler ; screenplay by Hugo Butler (as a front for blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. cf container).
Cast: Van Heflin (Webb Garwood); Evelyn Keyes (Susan Gilvray); John Maxwell (Bud Crocker); Katharine Warren (Mrs. Crocker); Emerson Treacy (William Gilvray); Madge Blake (Martha Gilvray); Wheaton Chambers (Doctor James); Robert Osterloh (coroner); Sherry Hall (John Gilvray); Louise Lorimer (motel manager); Louise Bates (doctor's wife); Steve Carruthers (Mr. Talbot); Betty Jane Howarth (Mrs. Talbot); Fred Hoose (foreman); Alan Harris (clerk).
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, all regions, NTSC, fullscreen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby 2.0 mono.
Other Titles: Prowler (Motion picture : 1951)
Responsibility: Horizon Pictures presents ; screenplay by Hugo Butler ; produced by S.P. Eagle ; directed by Joseph Losey.

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A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her by killing her husband.

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