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The Resource Ernest Hemingway's The killers, Universal Pictures International [1946 version] ; Universal presents [1964 version]

Ernest Hemingway's The killers, Universal Pictures International [1946 version] ; Universal presents [1964 version]

Label
Ernest Hemingway's The killers
Title
Ernest Hemingway's The killers
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures International [1946 version] ; Universal presents [1964 version]
Title variation
Killers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
Related
Member of
Awards note
  • 1946 version was named to the National Film Registry in 2008 by the Library of Congress.
  • Winner, Best Foreign Actor (Lee Marvin), 1966 BAFTA Awards.
Cataloging source
WEA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • 1946 version: Produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak ; screenplay, Anthony Veiller ; music, Miklos Rozsa ; director of photography, Woody Bredell ; editor, Arthur Hilton
  • 1964 version: Produced and directed by Donald Siegel ; screenplay, Gene L. Coon ; music, Johnny Williams ; director of photography, Richard L. Rawlings ; editor, Richard Belding
Dewey number
791.4375
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English SDH captions for the hearing impaired [1946 and 1964 features]
LC call number
PN1995.9.F54
LC item number
K55 2003
PerformerNote
  • 1946 version: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Sam Levene, Virginia Christine, William Conrad
  • 1964 version: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Clu Gulager, Ronald Reagan
Runtime
196
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
176
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ernest Hemingway's The killers, Universal Pictures International [1946 version] ; Universal presents [1964 version]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964
  • Based on the short story, The killers, by Ernest Hemingway
  • Includes two essay brochures: Essay on 1946 version by Jonathan Lethem and essay on 1964 version by Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
2 brochures.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. 1946 adaptation -- disc 2. 1964 adaptation
Control code
19902609
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. double-disc set
Extent
2 videodiscs (102 min., 94 min.)
Isbn
9781559409315
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515013321
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
CC1583D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51732162
  • (OCoLC)51732162
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; fullscreen presentation ; Dolby digital mono ; dual-layer disc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ernest Hemingway's The killers, Universal Pictures International [1946 version] ; Universal presents [1964 version]
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964
  • Based on the short story, The killers, by Ernest Hemingway
  • Includes two essay brochures: Essay on 1946 version by Jonathan Lethem and essay on 1964 version by Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
2 brochures.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. 1946 adaptation -- disc 2. 1964 adaptation
Control code
19902609
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. double-disc set
Extent
2 videodiscs (102 min., 94 min.)
Isbn
9781559409315
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515013321
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
CC1583D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51732162
  • (OCoLC)51732162
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; fullscreen presentation ; Dolby digital mono ; dual-layer disc
Video recording format
DVD

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