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The Resource Ace in the hole, a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder

Ace in the hole, a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder

Label
Ace in the hole
Title
Ace in the hole
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder
Title variation
  • Billy Wilder's Ace in the hole
  • Portrait of a 60% perfect man
  • Noir in broad daylight
  • Chin up for mother
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An early look at the impact of mass media in the public arena, featuring the story of a cynical and manipulative journalist
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Charles B. Lang, Jr. ; editing, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Hugo Friedhofer
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Bob Arthur, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal, Frank Jaquet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1916-2020
  • 1923-2004
  • 1925-2008
  • 1888-1953
  • 1915-2012
  • 1916-1984
  • 1902-1976
  • 1885-1958
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Samuels, Lesser
  • Newman, Walter
  • Douglas, Kirk
  • Sterling, Jan
  • Arthur, Robert
  • Hall, Porter
  • Cady, Frank
  • Benedict, Richard
  • Teal, Ray
  • Jaquet, Frank
  • Tresgot, Annie
  • Haskell, Molly
  • Maddin, Guy
  • Friedhofer, Hugo
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
111
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
396
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ace in the hole, a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title on disc container and label: Billy Wilder's Ace in the hole
  • Videodisc release of the 1951 motion picture
  • Special features (Disc 1) : optional audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
  • Special features (Disc 2) : "Portrait of a 60% perfect man", featurette (includes in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment (60 min.)) ; Excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute (24 min.) ; A 1984 interview with Douglas by Michael Thomas (14 min.) ; Excerpts from a 1970 audio interview with co-scriptwriter Newman (10 min.) ; New video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee (6 min.) ; Gallery of production stills and behind-the-scenes photos
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay "Noir in broad daylight" by writer and film critic Molly Haskell, and an essay "Chin up for mother" on actor Kirk Douglas by director Guy Maddin
  • Criterion Collection: CC1705D
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet ([4] pages : illustrations ; 36 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
123452228
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. t
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition ; Standard format 1.33:1
Extent
2 videodiscs (111 min.)
Isbn
9781934121689
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Other control number
715515024723
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1705D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ace in the hole, a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title on disc container and label: Billy Wilder's Ace in the hole
  • Videodisc release of the 1951 motion picture
  • Special features (Disc 1) : optional audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
  • Special features (Disc 2) : "Portrait of a 60% perfect man", featurette (includes in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment (60 min.)) ; Excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute (24 min.) ; A 1984 interview with Douglas by Michael Thomas (14 min.) ; Excerpts from a 1970 audio interview with co-scriptwriter Newman (10 min.) ; New video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee (6 min.) ; Gallery of production stills and behind-the-scenes photos
  • Program notes on container insert include an essay "Noir in broad daylight" by writer and film critic Molly Haskell, and an essay "Chin up for mother" on actor Kirk Douglas by director Guy Maddin
  • Criterion Collection: CC1705D
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet ([4] pages : illustrations ; 36 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
123452228
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. t
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition ; Standard format 1.33:1
Extent
2 videodiscs (111 min.)
Isbn
9781934121689
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Other control number
715515024723
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1705D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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