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The Resource Cornered, an RKO Radio picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by John Paxton ; story & adaptation by John Wexley ; produced by Adrian Scott ; directed by Edward Dmytryk. Desperate / an RKO Radio Picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by Harry Essex ; produced by Michael Kraike ; directed by Anthony Mann

Cornered, an RKO Radio picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by John Paxton ; story & adaptation by John Wexley ; produced by Adrian Scott ; directed by Edward Dmytryk. Desperate / an RKO Radio Picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by Harry Essex ; produced by Michael Kraike ; directed by Anthony Mann

Label
Cornered
Title
Cornered
Statement of responsibility
an RKO Radio picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by John Paxton ; story & adaptation by John Wexley ; produced by Adrian Scott ; directed by Edward Dmytryk. Desperate / an RKO Radio Picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by Harry Essex ; produced by Michael Kraike ; directed by Anthony Mann
Title variation
  • Desperate
  • Film noir classic collection, 8 timeless suspense thrillers
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • Cornered: an ex-RCAF pilot stalks the Nazi collaborator who murdered his bridge, but no one can describe the mysterious man
  • Desperate: an Everyman who accepts what he thinks is an honest trucking job, only to find he's the driver in a botched heist that puts Brodie and his bride on the run from the cops and the cons who planned the job
Member of
Cataloging source
IF9
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Cornered: Director of photography, Harry J. Wild ; editor, Joseph Noriega ; music, Roy Webb
  • Desperate: Director of photography, George E. Diskant ; editor, Marston Fay ; music, Paul Sawtell
Language note
English dialogue, with optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
  • Cornered: Dick Powell, Walter Slezak, Micheline Cheirel, Nina Vale, Morris Carnovsky
  • Desperate: Steve Brodie, Audrey Long, Raymond Burr, Douglas Fowley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1985,
  • 1907-1985,
  • 1912-1973,
  • 1904-1963,
  • 1902-1983,
  • 1911-1998,
  • 1910-1997,
  • 1908-2006,
  • 1906-1967,
  • 1922-2014,
  • 1919-1992,
  • 1917-1993,
  • 1888-1982,
  • 1906-1971,
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Paxton, John
  • Wexley, John
  • Scott, Adrian
  • Dmytryk, Edward,
  • Powell, Dick
  • Slezak, Walter
  • Cheirel, Micheline,
  • Vale, Nina
  • Carnovsky, Morris,
  • Fowley, Douglas
  • Essex, Harry J.
  • Kraike, Michel
  • Mann, Anthony
  • Long, Audrey
  • Brodie, Steve
  • Burr, Raymond
  • Webb, Roy
  • Sawtell, Paul
  • RKO Radio Pictures
Runtime
175
Series statement
Film noir classic collection
Series volume
v. 5, disc 1
Technique
live action
Label
Cornered, an RKO Radio picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by John Paxton ; story & adaptation by John Wexley ; produced by Adrian Scott ; directed by Edward Dmytryk. Desperate / an RKO Radio Picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by Harry Essex ; produced by Michael Kraike ; directed by Anthony Mann
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cornered originally produced in 1945 ; Desperate originally produced in 1947
  • Issued as Film noir classic collection, Vol. 5, disc 1, with subtitle: 8 timeless suspense thrillers
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment: 3000029759 (set)
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment: 2000039021
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cornered (1945 : ca. 102 min.) -- Desperate (1947 : ca. 74 min.)
Control code
646817194
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version
Extent
1 videodisc (176 min.)
Isbn
9781419875113
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929042197 (set)
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 3000029759
  • 2000039021
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cornered, an RKO Radio picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by John Paxton ; story & adaptation by John Wexley ; produced by Adrian Scott ; directed by Edward Dmytryk. Desperate / an RKO Radio Picture ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screen play by Harry Essex ; produced by Michael Kraike ; directed by Anthony Mann
Publication
Note
  • Cornered originally produced in 1945 ; Desperate originally produced in 1947
  • Issued as Film noir classic collection, Vol. 5, disc 1, with subtitle: 8 timeless suspense thrillers
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment: 3000029759 (set)
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment: 2000039021
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cornered (1945 : ca. 102 min.) -- Desperate (1947 : ca. 74 min.)
Control code
646817194
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version
Extent
1 videodisc (176 min.)
Isbn
9781419875113
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929042197 (set)
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 3000029759
  • 2000039021
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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