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

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

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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1973
  • 1912-1991
  • 1903-1947
  • 1903-1965
  • 1913-1994
  • 1922-1990
  • 1929-1989
  • 1920-1994
  • 1932-1986
  • 1899-1961
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Siodmak, Robert
  • Siegel, Don
  • Hellinger, Mark
  • Veiller, Anthony
  • Geiger, Milton
  • Lancaster, Burt
  • Gardner, Ava
  • Coon, Gene L
  • Dickinson, Angie
  • Cassavetes, John
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Gulager, Clu
  • Winters, Shelley
  • Conrad, William
  • Tarkovskiĭ, Andreĭ Arsenʹevich
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Lethem, Jonathan
  • O'Brien, Geoffrey
  • Universal Pictures Company
  • Mark Hellinger Productions, Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Universal City Studios
Runtime
196
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
176
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Murder for hire
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Motion picture producers and directors
Technique
live action
Label
Ernest Hemingway's The killers, Universal Pictures International [1946 version] ; Universal presents [1964 version], (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964
Accompanying material
2 brochures.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. 1946 adaptation -- disc 2. 1964 adaptation
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen presentation
Extent
2 videodiscs (102 min., 94 min.)
Isbn
9781559409315
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515013321
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
CC1583D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1653396
  • (OCoLC)ocm51732162
  • (OCoLC)51732162
  • 722630
  • 1653396
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], (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964
Accompanying material
2 brochures.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. 1946 adaptation -- disc 2. 1964 adaptation
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen presentation
Extent
2 videodiscs (102 min., 94 min.)
Isbn
9781559409315
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515013321
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
CC1583D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1653396
  • (OCoLC)ocm51732162
  • (OCoLC)51732162
  • 722630
  • 1653396
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; fullscreen presentation ; Dolby digital mono ; dual-layer disc
Video recording format
DVD

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