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The Resource Greatest classic films collection, Murder mysteries, Turner Classic Movies ; presented by Warner Home Video, (videorecording DVD)

Greatest classic films collection, Murder mysteries, Turner Classic Movies ; presented by Warner Home Video, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Greatest classic films collection, Murder mysteries
Title
Greatest classic films collection
Title part
Murder mysteries
Statement of responsibility
Turner Classic Movies ; presented by Warner Home Video
Title variation
  • Murder mysteries
  • TCM Turner Classic Movies
  • Turner Classic Movies Greatest classic films collection
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder
  • The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more
  • Dial M for murder: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer
  • The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
Member of
Cataloging source
CLE
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Maltese falcon (Motion picture : 1941)
  • Big sleep (Motion picture : 1946)
  • Dial M for murder (Motion picture)
  • Dial M for murder (Motion picture)
  • Postman always rings twice (Motion picture : 1946)
  • Postman always rings twice (Motion picture : 1946)
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Credits note
  • The big sleep: Music, Max Steiner
  • Dial M for murder: Music composed and conducted by Dimitri Tiomkin
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated (The Maltese falcon ; The big sleep ; The postman always rings twice) [or] MPAA rating: PG (Dial M for murder)
Language note
  • The Maltese falcon: English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • The big sleep: English dialogue, English or French subtitles
  • Dial M for murder: English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • The postman always rings twice: English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G74 2009
PerformerNote
  • The Maltese falcon cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane, Lee Patrick, Sydney Greenstreet
  • The big sleep cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone
  • Dial M for murder cast: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams
  • The postman always rings twice cast: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, Audrey Totter, Alan Reed
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1987
  • 1896-1977
  • 1897-1962
  • 1899-1980
  • 1889-1962
  • 1894-1969
  • 1903-1991
  • 1899-1957
  • 1906-1987
  • 1904-1954
  • 1902-1969
  • 1901-1982
  • 1924-2014
  • 1925-1971
  • 1929-1982
  • 1908-1990
  • 1903-1983
  • 1921-1995
  • 1891-1973
  • 1902-1993
  • 1907-1977
  • 1888-1971
  • 1894-1979
  • 1894-1961
  • 1888-1959
  • 1892-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Huston, John
  • Hawks, Howard
  • Faulkner, William
  • Brackett, Leigh
  • Furthman, Jules.
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Knott, Frederick
  • Garnett, Tay
  • Wilson, Carey
  • Ruskin, Harry
  • Busch, Niven
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • Astor, Mary
  • George, Gladys
  • Lorre, Peter
  • MacLane, Barton
  • Patrick, Lee
  • Greenstreet, Sydney
  • Bacall, Lauren
  • Vickers, Martha
  • Malone, Dorothy
  • Milland, Ray
  • Grace
  • Cummings, Robert
  • Williams, John
  • Turner, Lana
  • Garfield, John
  • Kellaway, Cecil
  • Cronyn, Hume
  • Ames, Leon
  • Totter, Audrey
  • Reed, Alan
  • Steiner, Max
  • Tiomkin, Dimitri
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • Knott, Frederick
  • Cain, James M.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • First National Pictures, Inc
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Turner Classic Movies (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
431
Series statement
Greatest classic films collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marlowe, Philip
  • Marlowe, Philip
  • Criminal behavior
  • Spade, Sam (Fictitious character)
  • Statues
  • Extortion
  • Murder
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Delitos y delincuentes
  • Asesinato
  • Criminal behavior
  • Extortion
  • Murder
  • Spade, Sam (Fictitious character)
  • Statues
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Greatest classic films collection, Murder mysteries, Turner Classic Movies ; presented by Warner Home Video, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Also issued as 4 single-sided disks
  • Closed-captioned
  • Title from container
  • The Maltese falcon is based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
  • The big sleep is based on the novel by Raymond Chandler
  • The postman always rings twice is based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • The Maltese falcon originally released as a motion picture in 1941 ; The big sleep originally released as a motion picture in 1946 ; Dial M for murder originally released as a motion picture in 1955 ; The postman always rings twice originally released as a motion picture in 1946
  • Special features: Disc 1, Side A: Commentary by Bogart biographer Eric Lax; Warner Night at the Movies 1941 short subjects gallery: vintage newsreel, Technicolor musical short "The gay Parisian," "Hiawatha's rabbit hunt" classic cartoon, "Meet John Doughboy" classic cartoon; 2 trailers. Side B: "The big sleep comparisons 1945/1946" featurette with UCLA archivist Robert Gitt analyzing differences between the movie's 2 versions; theatrical trailer
  • Special features: Disc 2, Side A: "Hitchcock and Dial M" featurette; "3-D: a brief history" featurette; theatrical trailer. Side B: "The John Garfield story" documentary profile; introduction by historian Richard Jewell; behind-the-scenes image gallery; trailers of both 1946 and 1981 versions
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
  • (1946 ; 114 min. ; b & w)
  • Disc 1.
  • Side A:
  • The Maltese falcon
  • Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; screenplay by John Huston ; directed by John Huston ;
  • (1941 ; 100 min. ; b & w)
  • Side B:
  • The big sleep
  • Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture, a Howard Hawks production ; screenplay by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ;
  • (1946 ; 113 min. ; b & w)
  • Disc 2.
  • Side A:
  • Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for murder
  • [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; written by Frederick Knott ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ;
  • (1955 ; 105 min. ; col.)
  • Side B:
  • The postman always rings twice
  • M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Carey Wilson ; screenplay by Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch ; directed by Tay Garnett ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (431 min.)
Isbn
9781419879838
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929061181
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
  • 1000091385
  • 3000020964
  • 2000017284--2000017285
  • 2000017280--2000017281
  • 6858
  • 11156
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)436094191
  • (OCoLC)ocn436094191
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, double-sided
Terms governing use
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Greatest classic films collection, Murder mysteries, Turner Classic Movies ; presented by Warner Home Video, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Also issued as 4 single-sided disks
  • Closed-captioned
  • Title from container
  • The Maltese falcon is based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
  • The big sleep is based on the novel by Raymond Chandler
  • The postman always rings twice is based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • The Maltese falcon originally released as a motion picture in 1941 ; The big sleep originally released as a motion picture in 1946 ; Dial M for murder originally released as a motion picture in 1955 ; The postman always rings twice originally released as a motion picture in 1946
  • Special features: Disc 1, Side A: Commentary by Bogart biographer Eric Lax; Warner Night at the Movies 1941 short subjects gallery: vintage newsreel, Technicolor musical short "The gay Parisian," "Hiawatha's rabbit hunt" classic cartoon, "Meet John Doughboy" classic cartoon; 2 trailers. Side B: "The big sleep comparisons 1945/1946" featurette with UCLA archivist Robert Gitt analyzing differences between the movie's 2 versions; theatrical trailer
  • Special features: Disc 2, Side A: "Hitchcock and Dial M" featurette; "3-D: a brief history" featurette; theatrical trailer. Side B: "The John Garfield story" documentary profile; introduction by historian Richard Jewell; behind-the-scenes image gallery; trailers of both 1946 and 1981 versions
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
  • (1946 ; 114 min. ; b & w)
  • Disc 1.
  • Side A:
  • The Maltese falcon
  • Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; screenplay by John Huston ; directed by John Huston ;
  • (1941 ; 100 min. ; b & w)
  • Side B:
  • The big sleep
  • Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture, a Howard Hawks production ; screenplay by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ;
  • (1946 ; 113 min. ; b & w)
  • Disc 2.
  • Side A:
  • Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for murder
  • [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; written by Frederick Knott ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ;
  • (1955 ; 105 min. ; col.)
  • Side B:
  • The postman always rings twice
  • M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Carey Wilson ; screenplay by Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch ; directed by Tay Garnett ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (431 min.)
Isbn
9781419879838
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929061181
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
  • 1000091385
  • 3000020964
  • 2000017284--2000017285
  • 2000017280--2000017281
  • 6858
  • 11156
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)436094191
  • (OCoLC)ocn436094191
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, double-sided
Terms governing use
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
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