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The Resource Kiss me deadly, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Victor Saville presents ; screenplay by A.I. Bezzerides ; produced and directed by Robert Aldrich ; a Parklane Picture, (videorecording)

Kiss me deadly, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Victor Saville presents ; screenplay by A.I. Bezzerides ; produced and directed by Robert Aldrich ; a Parklane Picture, (videorecording)

Label
Kiss me deadly
Title
Kiss me deadly
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Victor Saville presents ; screenplay by A.I. Bezzerides ; produced and directed by Robert Aldrich ; a Parklane Picture
Title variation
Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Mike Hammer, a private detective in Los Angeles, gives a ride to a half-naked girl, who is abruptly killed by thugs, and after almost being killed himself, Mike tries to solve the murder
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographed by Ernest Laszlo ; film editor, Michael Luciano ; music composed and conducted by Frank DeVol
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.K57 2011
PerformerNote
Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart, Juano Hernandez, Wesley Addy, Marion Carr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1983
  • 1908-2007
  • 1895-1979
  • 1920-1988
  • 1905-1968
  • 1908-1986
  • 1926-
  • 1918-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aldrich, Robert
  • Bezzerides, A. I.
  • Saville, Victor
  • Meeker, Ralph
  • Dekker, Albert
  • Stewart, Paul
  • Hernandez, Juano
  • Addy, Wesley
  • Carr, Marian
  • Laszlo, Ernest
  • Luciano, Michael
  • DeVol, Frank
  • Spillane, Mickey
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
106
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
568
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spillane, Mickey
  • Hammer, Mike (Fictitious character)
  • Private investigators
  • Murder
  • Women
  • Radioactive substances
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Kiss me deadly, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Victor Saville presents ; screenplay by A.I. Bezzerides ; produced and directed by Robert Aldrich ; a Parklane Picture, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Mickey Spillane
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Blu-ray special edition features: new high-definition restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; audio commentary by film noir specialists Alain Silver and James Ursini; new video tribute by director Alex Cox; excerpts from The long haul of A.I. Bezzerides, a 2005 documentary on the Kiss me deadly screenwriter; Mike Hammer's Mickey Spillane, a 1998 documentary about the life and work of the author; video pieces on the film's locations; controversial altered ending; theatrical trailer; plus: a booklet featuring an essay by critic J. Hoberman and a 1955 reprint by director Robert Aldrich
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ed., widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515081818
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2021BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1905896
  • (OCoLC)733964183
  • (OCoLC)ocn733964183
  • 1905896
System details
  • Blu-ray; Region A; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); mono
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Kiss me deadly, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Victor Saville presents ; screenplay by A.I. Bezzerides ; produced and directed by Robert Aldrich ; a Parklane Picture, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Mickey Spillane
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Blu-ray special edition features: new high-definition restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; audio commentary by film noir specialists Alain Silver and James Ursini; new video tribute by director Alex Cox; excerpts from The long haul of A.I. Bezzerides, a 2005 documentary on the Kiss me deadly screenwriter; Mike Hammer's Mickey Spillane, a 1998 documentary about the life and work of the author; video pieces on the film's locations; controversial altered ending; theatrical trailer; plus: a booklet featuring an essay by critic J. Hoberman and a 1955 reprint by director Robert Aldrich
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray ed., widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515081818
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2021BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1905896
  • (OCoLC)733964183
  • (OCoLC)ocn733964183
  • 1905896
System details
  • Blu-ray; Region A; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); mono
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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