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The Resource Sweet smell of success, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Hill, Hecht and Lancaster present a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture released through United Artists ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; produced by James Hill ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick, (videorecording)

Sweet smell of success, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Hill, Hecht and Lancaster present a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture released through United Artists ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; produced by James Hill ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick, (videorecording)

Label
Sweet smell of success
Title
Sweet smell of success
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Hill, Hecht and Lancaster present a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture released through United Artists ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; produced by James Hill ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Conductor
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Producer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Burt Lancaster stars as barbaric Broadway gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker and Tony Curtis is Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent he ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Sweet smell of success (Motion picture)
Credits note
Photographed by James Wong Howe ; music scored and conducted by Elmer Bernstein ; songs by Chico Hamilton and Fred Katz ; art director, Edward Carrere ; costumes designed by Mary Grant ; set decorator, Edward Boyle ; sound recording, Jack Solomon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PS3562.E4283
LC item number
  • .S94 1957b
  • S942 1957b
PerformerNote
Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Marty Milner, Sam Levene, Barbara Nichols, Jeff Donnell, Joe Frisco, Emile Meyer, Edith Atwater, Chico Hamilton Quintet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1993
  • 1906-1963
  • 1915-2005
  • 1916-2001
  • 1921-2013
  • 1919-2013
  • 1906-1984
  • 1917-2002
  • 1913-1994
  • 1925-2010
  • 1938-
  • 1931-2015
  • 1905-1980
  • 1929-1976
  • 1921-1988
  • -1958
  • 1910-1987
  • 1915-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mackendrick, Alexander
  • Odets, Clifford
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Hill, James
  • Howe, James Wong
  • Bernstein, Elmer
  • Hamilton, Chico
  • Katz, Fred
  • Carrere, Edward
  • Grant, Mary
  • Boyle, Edward G
  • Solomon, Jack
  • Lancaster, Burt
  • Curtis, Tony
  • Harrison, Susan
  • Milner, Martin
  • Levene, Sam
  • Nichols, Barbara
  • Donnell, Jeff
  • Frisco, Joe
  • Meyer, Emile
  • Atwater, Edith
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Chico Hamilton Quintet
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Hill-Hecht-Lancaster Productions
  • Norma Productions
  • Curtleigh Productions
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
555
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz musicians
  • Gossip columnists
  • Brothers and sisters
Technique
live action
Label
Sweet smell of success, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Hill, Hecht and Lancaster present a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture released through United Artists ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; produced by James Hill ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novellette by Ernest Lehman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by film scholar James Naremore; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2. "Mackendrick: the man who walked away" Scottish television documentary (1986); "James Wong Howe: cinematographer" documentary (1973); "Gabler on Winchell" video essay with film historian Neal Gabler; James Mangold interview. Booklet: Gary Giddins essay; "On the writing of Sweet smell of success" by Ernest Lehman; "Hunsecker fights the world" by Ernest Lehman; "It's the little things that count" by Ernest Lehman; "Mackendrick and Odets" by Paul Cronin
Accompanying material
1 booklet (56 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604653878
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515068017
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1980D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1881651
  • (OCoLC)701110366
  • (OCoLC)ocn701110366
  • 1881651
System details
DVD; region 1, NTCS; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sweet smell of success, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Hill, Hecht and Lancaster present a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture released through United Artists ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; produced by James Hill ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novellette by Ernest Lehman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by film scholar James Naremore; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2. "Mackendrick: the man who walked away" Scottish television documentary (1986); "James Wong Howe: cinematographer" documentary (1973); "Gabler on Winchell" video essay with film historian Neal Gabler; James Mangold interview. Booklet: Gary Giddins essay; "On the writing of Sweet smell of success" by Ernest Lehman; "Hunsecker fights the world" by Ernest Lehman; "It's the little things that count" by Ernest Lehman; "Mackendrick and Odets" by Paul Cronin
Accompanying material
1 booklet (56 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604653878
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515068017
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1980D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1881651
  • (OCoLC)701110366
  • (OCoLC)ocn701110366
  • 1881651
System details
DVD; region 1, NTCS; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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