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The asphalt jungle (1950)
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Call no.:
DVD 005 608
Title:
The asphalt jungle
Alternate titles:
City under the city
Originally produced:
1950
Format:
DVD
Summary:
An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last heist.
Credits:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Ben Maddow, John Huston ; directed by John Huston.
Edition:
Standard version.
Publication:
[United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. : Warner Home Video, c2004.
Languages:
English or French dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (112 min.) : sound, black & white
Studio(s):
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director(s):
Huston, John
Screenwriter(s):
Huston, John
Maddow, Ben
Producer(s):
Hornblow, Arthur
Cast:
Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Anthony Caruso, Teresa Celli, Marilyn Monroe.
Production:
Music, Miklos Rozsa ; cinematography, Harold Rosson ; editor, George Boemler.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
From a novel by W.R. Burnett.
Issued in slipcase with title: Film Noir Classic Collection: 5 Timeless suspense thrillers
Special features: introduction by John Huston derived from an archival interview; commentary by author/film-noir specialist Drew Casper with co-star James Whitmore; theatrical trailer.
Subjects:
Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982 Film adaptations.
Jewelry theft Drama.
Ex-convicts Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film noir.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Film noir
Year: 1950s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Asphalt jungle
Director: Huston, John
Actor: Calhern, Louis
Actor: Hayden, Sterling
Actor: Monroe, Marilyn
Musical score composer: Rózsa, Miklós
Production studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action