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The Resource Ace in the hole, a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder, (DVD)

Ace in the hole, a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder, (DVD)

Label
Ace in the hole
Title
Ace in the hole
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chuck Tatum is an amoral newspaper reporter caught in dead-end Albuquerque who happens upon the story of a lifetime. He will do anything to ensure he gets the scoop
Awards note
National Board of Review Award for Best Actress (Sterling).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Charles B. Lang, Jr. ; editing, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Hugo Friedhofer
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
B5559 2007
PerformerNote
Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Bob Arthur, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal, Frank Jaquet
Runtime
111
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ace in the hole, a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard; theatrical trailer ; Disc 2: Portrait of a "60% perfect man" : Billy Wilder, a 1980 documentary featuring in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment; a 1984 interview with Kirk Douglas; excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute; excerpts from an audio interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman; new video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee; stills gallery; new essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (111 min.)
Isbn
9781934121689
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515024723
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1705D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn123452228
  • (OCoLC)123452228
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, 1.33:1 aspect ratio, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ace in the hole, a Paramount picture ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard; theatrical trailer ; Disc 2: Portrait of a "60% perfect man" : Billy Wilder, a 1980 documentary featuring in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment; a 1984 interview with Kirk Douglas; excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute; excerpts from an audio interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman; new video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee; stills gallery; new essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (111 min.)
Isbn
9781934121689
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515024723
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1705D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn123452228
  • (OCoLC)123452228
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, 1.33:1 aspect ratio, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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