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The Resource The big sleep, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; executive producer, Jack L. Warner ; a Howard Hawks production ; a Warner Bros. First National picture ; screen play by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ; directed by Howard Hawks, (videorecording)

The big sleep, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; executive producer, Jack L. Warner ; a Howard Hawks production ; a Warner Bros. First National picture ; screen play by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ; directed by Howard Hawks, (videorecording)

Label
The big sleep
Title
The big sleep
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; executive producer, Jack L. Warner ; a Howard Hawks production ; a Warner Bros. First National picture ; screen play by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ; directed by Howard Hawks
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Musical director
Production personnel
Producer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Sid Hickox ; film editor, Christian Nyby ; special effects by E. Roy Davidson, Warren E. Lynch ; art director, Carl Jules Weyl ; sound by Robert B. Lee ; set decorations by Fred M. MacLean ; wardrobe by Leah Rhodes ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein ; music by Max Steiner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
Language note
  • In English dialogue with optional English or French subtitles
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.D4
LC item number
B54 2006
PerformerNote
Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone, Peggy Knudsen, Regis Toomey, Charles Waldron, Charles D. Brown, Bob Steele, Elisha Cook, Jr., Louis Jean Heydt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1977
  • 1892-1978
  • 1897-1962
  • 1899-1957
  • 1924-2014
  • 1909-1968
  • 1925-1971
  • 1923-1980
  • 1898-1991
  • 1877-1946
  • 1887-1948
  • 1907-1988
  • 1905-1960
  • 1895-1982
  • 1913-1993
  • 1888-1971
  • 1888-1959
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hawks, Howard
  • Warner, Jack L.
  • Faulkner, William
  • Brackett, Leigh
  • Furthman, Jules
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • Bacall, Lauren
  • Ridgley, John
  • Vickers, Martha
  • Malone, Dorothy
  • Knudsen, Peggy
  • Toomey, Regis
  • Waldron, Charles
  • Brown, Charles D.
  • Steele, Bob
  • Cook, Elisha
  • Heydt, Louis Jean
  • Hickox, Sid
  • Nyby, Christian
  • Davidson, E. Roy
  • Lynch, Warren
  • Weyl, Carl Jules
  • Lee, Robert B
  • MacLean, Fred
  • Rhodes, Leah
  • Forbstein, Leo F
  • Steiner, Max
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • First National Pictures, Inc
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
Runtime
230
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marlowe, Philip
  • Extortion
  • Private security services
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The big sleep, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; executive producer, Jack L. Warner ; a Howard Hawks production ; a Warner Bros. First National picture ; screen play by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ; directed by Howard Hawks, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Raymond Chandler
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1946
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Bogie & Bacall the signature collection
  • Special features: Side A & B. Cast & crew filmographies; "'The big sleep': 1945/1946 comparisons" documentary with UCLA archivist Robert Gitt analyzing differences between versions; Behind the scenes; Theatrical trailer. Side B. 1945 pre release version containing an additional 18 minutes which were reshot or deleted
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Side A: 1946 theatrical version -- Side B: 1945 pre release version
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (230 min.)
Isbn
9781419817649
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569676817
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67681
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm70662384
  • (OCoLC)70662384
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; standard full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The big sleep, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; executive producer, Jack L. Warner ; a Howard Hawks production ; a Warner Bros. First National picture ; screen play by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ; directed by Howard Hawks, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Raymond Chandler
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1946
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Bogie & Bacall the signature collection
  • Special features: Side A & B. Cast & crew filmographies; "'The big sleep': 1945/1946 comparisons" documentary with UCLA archivist Robert Gitt analyzing differences between versions; Behind the scenes; Theatrical trailer. Side B. 1945 pre release version containing an additional 18 minutes which were reshot or deleted
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Side A: 1946 theatrical version -- Side B: 1945 pre release version
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (230 min.)
Isbn
9781419817649
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569676817
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67681
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm70662384
  • (OCoLC)70662384
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; standard full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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