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The Resource The Naked City, Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin, (videorecording)

The Naked City, Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin, (videorecording)

Label
The Naked City
Title
The Naked City
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin
Title variation
Jules Dassin's The Naked City
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1949: Oscar - Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (William H. Daniels) ; Best Film Editing (Paul Weatherwax) ; Named to the National Film Registry in 2007 by the Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William Daniels ; editor, Paul Weatherwax ; art director, John F. DeCuir ; original music, Miklós Rózsa, Frank Skinner
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.D4
LC item number
J8547 2007
PerformerNote
Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor, Frank Conroy, Ted de Corsia, House Jameson, Anne Sargent, Adelaide Klein, Grover Burgess, Tom Pedi, Enid Markey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1903-1947
  • 1908-1985
  • 1911-2008
  • 1888-1961
  • 1922-2004
  • 1920-1998
  • 1890-1964
  • 1901-1983
  • 1892?-1948
  • 1913-1996
  • 1890-1981
  • 1901-1970
  • 1953-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hellinger, Mark
  • Wald, Malvin
  • Maltz, Albert
  • Dassin, Jules
  • Fitzgerald, Barry
  • Duff, Howard
  • Hart, Dorothy
  • Taylor, Don
  • Conroy, Frank
  • De Corsia, Ted
  • Jameson, House
  • Sargent, Anne
  • Klein, Adelaide
  • Burgess, Grover
  • Pedi, Tom
  • Markey, Enid
  • Daniels, William
  • Weatherwax, Paul
  • Sante, Luc
  • Polan, Dana B.
  • Sanders, James
  • Universal Pictures Company
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
Criterion collection DVD videodiscs
Series volume
380
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder victims
  • Detectives
  • Criminal investigation
  • Apartment dwellers
  • Burglars
  • Thieves
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Naked City, Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Booklet: a new essay by Luc Sante and production notes from producer Mark Hellinger to Dassin
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with screenwriter Malvin Wald -- Interview with NYU film studies professor Dana Polan (ca. 28 min.) -- Interview with architect James Sanders, who discusses The Naked City's depiction of New York City in the 1940s (ca. 26 min.) -- Jules Dassin at LACMA (ca. 41 min. ; appearance at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, after a screening of his film Rififi) -- Stills gallery
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9781934121313
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022927
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1687D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm78785909
  • (OCoLC)78785909
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Naked City, Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Booklet: a new essay by Luc Sante and production notes from producer Mark Hellinger to Dassin
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with screenwriter Malvin Wald -- Interview with NYU film studies professor Dana Polan (ca. 28 min.) -- Interview with architect James Sanders, who discusses The Naked City's depiction of New York City in the 1940s (ca. 26 min.) -- Jules Dassin at LACMA (ca. 41 min. ; appearance at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, after a screening of his film Rififi) -- Stills gallery
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9781934121313
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022927
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1687D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm78785909
  • (OCoLC)78785909
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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