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While the city sleeps

Author: Fritz LangBert E FriedlobCasey RobinsonDana AndrewsRhonda FlemingAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2010.
Series: Archive collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Remastered edView all editions and formats
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"Ask mother" says the message scrawled in lipstick at a muder scene by an unknown serial killer who preys on women. It's a sensational story - if it bleeds, it leads - and a news conglomerate offers a big promotion to the high-level company exec who solves the case. So begins the wheeling, dealing and backstabbing of the competing media hotshots as they vie to unmask the so-called Lipstick Killer.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Film noir
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Charles Einstein
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Lang; Bert E Friedlob; Casey Robinson; Dana Andrews; Rhonda Fleming; George Sanders; Howard Duff; Thomas Mitchell; Vincent Price; Sally Forrest; John Barrymore; James Craig; Ida Lupino; Charles Einstein; RKO Radio Pictures.; Turner Entertainment Co.; Warner Bros. Entertainment.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 721292344
Notes: Based on the novel The bloody spur by Charles Einstein.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Credits: Director of photography, Ernest Laszlo ; editorial supervision, Gene Fowler, Jr. ; music, Herschel Burke Gilbert.
Cast: Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Howard Duff, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Sally Forrest, John Barrymore, Jr., James Craig, Ida Lupino, Robert Warwick, Mae Marsh, Ralph Peters, Sandy White, Larry Blake, Celia Lovsky, Edward Hinton, Pitt Herbert, Vladimir Sokoloff.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; widescreen format (aspect ratio 16x9, 2:1); Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Archive collection.
Responsibility: an RKO Radio Picture ; Bert Friedlob presents ; screen play by Casey Robinson ; produced by Bert Friedlob ; directed by Fritz Lang.

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"Ask mother" says the message scrawled in lipstick at a muder scene by an unknown serial killer who preys on women. It's a sensational story - if it bleeds, it leads - and a news conglomerate offers a big promotion to the high-level company exec who solves the case. So begins the wheeling, dealing and backstabbing of the competing media hotshots as they vie to unmask the so-called Lipstick Killer.

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