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Sweet smell of success

Author: Alexander MackendrickClifford OdetsErnest LehmanJames HillJames Wong HoweAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2011], ©1957.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 555.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Burt Lancaster stars as barbaric Broadway gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker and Tony Curtis is Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent he ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Film noir
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Mackendrick; Clifford Odets; Ernest Lehman; James Hill; James Wong Howe; Elmer Bernstein; Chico Hamilton; Fred Katz; Edward Carrere; Mary Grant; Edward G Boyle; Jack Solomon; Burt Lancaster; Tony Curtis; Susan Harrison; Martin Milner; Sam Levene; Barbara Nichols; Jeff Donnell; Joe Frisco; Emile Meyer; Edith Atwater; Neal Gabler; Chico Hamilton Quintet.; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Hill-Hecht-Lancaster Productions.; Norma Productions.; Curtleigh Productions.; United Artists Corporation.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604653878 1604653876
OCLC Number: 701110366
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the novellette by Ernest Lehman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by film scholar James Naremore; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2. "Mackendrick: the man who walked away" Scottish television documentary (1986); "James Wong Howe: cinematographer" documentary (1973); "Gabler on Winchell" video essay with film historian Neal Gabler; James Mangold interview. Booklet: Gary Giddins essay; "On the writing of Sweet smell of success" by Ernest Lehman; "Hunsecker fights the world" by Ernest Lehman; "It's the little things that count" by Ernest Lehman; "Mackendrick and Odets" by Paul Cronin.
Credits: Photographed by James Wong Howe ; music scored and conducted by Elmer Bernstein ; songs by Chico Hamilton and Fred Katz ; art director, Edward Carrere ; costumes designed by Mary Grant ; set decorator, Edward Boyle ; sound recording, Jack Solomon.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Marty Milner, Sam Levene, Barbara Nichols, Jeff Donnell, Joe Frisco, Emile Meyer, Edith Atwater, Chico Hamilton Quintet.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet (56 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD; region 1, NTCS; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Disc 1. The film --
Disc 2. The supplements.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 555.
Other Titles: Mackendrick: the man who walked away.
James Wong Howe : cinematographer.
Gabler on Winchell.
Sweet smell of success (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Hill, Hecht and Lancaster present a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture released through United Artists ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; produced by James Hill ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick.

Abstract:

Burt Lancaster stars as barbaric Broadway gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker and Tony Curtis is Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent he ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister.

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