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The Resource The asphalt jungle, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a John Huston production ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; screen play by Ben Maddow and John Huston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by John Huston

The asphalt jungle, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a John Huston production ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; screen play by Ben Maddow and John Huston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by John Huston

Label
The asphalt jungle
Title
The asphalt jungle
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a John Huston production ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; screen play by Ben Maddow and John Huston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by John Huston
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In a smog-choked city somewhere in the American Midwest, an aging criminal mastermind, newly released from prison, hatches a plan for a million-dollar jewel heist and draws a wealthy lawyer and a cherry-picked trio of outlaws into his carefully devised but inevitably doomed scheme
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Asphalt jungle (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Randall Duell ; film editor, George Boemler ; music by Miklos Rozsa
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Marilyn Monroe
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  • 1906-1987
  • 1893-1976
  • 1909-1992
  • 1895-1988
  • 1907-1995
  • 1895-1960
  • 1916-1986
  • 1895-1956
  • 1924-1977
  • 1921-2009
  • 1891-1984
  • 1907-1991
  • 1910-2005
  • 1908-1991
  • 1926-1962
  • 1899-1982
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  • Huston, John
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Maddow, Ben
  • Rosson, Harold
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Boemler, George
  • Gibbons, Cedric
  • Duell, Randall
  • Hayden, Sterling
  • Calhern, Louis
  • Hagen, Jean
  • Whitmore, James
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • McIntire, John
  • Lawrence, Marc
  • Kelley, Barry
  • Monroe, Marilyn
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
112
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
847
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  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Jewelry theft
  • Ex-convicts
  • Jewel thieves
  • Robo
  • Joyas
  • Ex-convicts
  • Jewel thieves
  • Jewelry theft
Technique
live action
Label
The asphalt jungle, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a John Huston production ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; screen play by Ben Maddow and John Huston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by John Huston
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
  • Based on the novel by W.R. Burnett
  • Special features: audio commentary from 2004 by film historian Drew Casper, featuring recordings of actor James Whitmore; new interviews with film noir historian Eddie Muller and cinematographer John Bailey; archival footage of writer-director John Huston discussing the film; episode of the television program City lights from 1979 featuring John Huston; Pharos of chaos a 1983 documentary about actor Sterling Haydon; audio excerpts of archival interviews with Huston; trailer. Container insert includes essay "A left-handed form of human endeavor" by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
1 insert (12 panels ; color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn961480722
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (112 min.)
Isbn
9781681432403
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515190718
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black & white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2712DDVD
  • CC2712D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)961480722
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full frame (1.37:1 screen ratio); Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The asphalt jungle, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a John Huston production ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; screen play by Ben Maddow and John Huston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by John Huston
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950
  • Based on the novel by W.R. Burnett
  • Special features: audio commentary from 2004 by film historian Drew Casper, featuring recordings of actor James Whitmore; new interviews with film noir historian Eddie Muller and cinematographer John Bailey; archival footage of writer-director John Huston discussing the film; episode of the television program City lights from 1979 featuring John Huston; Pharos of chaos a 1983 documentary about actor Sterling Haydon; audio excerpts of archival interviews with Huston; trailer. Container insert includes essay "A left-handed form of human endeavor" by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
1 insert (12 panels ; color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn961480722
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (112 min.)
Isbn
9781681432403
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515190718
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black & white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2712DDVD
  • CC2712D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)961480722
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full frame (1.37:1 screen ratio); Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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