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The Resource Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman, (Blu-ray)

Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman, (Blu-ray)

Label
Ace in the hole
Title
Ace in the hole
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
One of the most scathing indictments of American culture ever produced by a Hollywood filmmaker. An amoral newspaper reporter washes up in dead-end Albuquerque, happens upon the scoop of a lifetime, and will do anything to keep getting the lurid headlines
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A2456 2014
PerformerNote
Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1925-2008
  • 1916-
  • 1923-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Samuels, Lesser
  • Newman, Walter
  • Arthur, Robert
  • Douglas, Kirk
  • Sterling, Jan
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
111
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
396
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Immorality
  • Press
  • Journalists
  • Situation ethics
  • Mine accidents
  • Mass media
  • Albuquerque (N.M.)
  • Immorality
  • Journalists
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Mass media
  • Mine accidents
  • Press
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Situation ethics
  • New Mexico
Technique
live action
Label
Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Blu-ray special edition features: New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray ; audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; "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 ; audio excerpts from an interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman ; video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee ; stills gallery ; trailer; plus essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn878150493
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Dual-format edition.
Extent
1 Blu-ray disc (111 min.)
Isbn
7155151157110
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515115711
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2355BDDVD-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)878150493
System details
Blu-ray; Requires blu-ray player; Aspect ratio, 1.37:1; Dolby Digital; Region A
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Blu-ray special edition features: New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray ; audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; "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 ; audio excerpts from an interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman ; video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee ; stills gallery ; trailer; plus essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn878150493
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Dual-format edition.
Extent
1 Blu-ray disc (111 min.)
Isbn
7155151157110
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515115711
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2355BDDVD-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)878150493
System details
Blu-ray; Requires blu-ray player; Aspect ratio, 1.37:1; Dolby Digital; Region A
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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