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The Resource The killing, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick ; dialogue by Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick, (DVD)

The killing, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick ; dialogue by Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick, (DVD)

Label
The killing
Title
The killing
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick ; dialogue by Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Conductor
Cinematographer
Dancer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Johnny Clay has a plan. After spending 5 years in Alcatraz, he decides that if he's going to commit crimes, the risk had better be worth the punishment. He then proceeds to mastermind a brilliant criminal scheme to steal $2,000,000 from a local racetrack in which "no one will get hurt."
  • Killer's kiss: Prize-fighter Davy Gordon intervenes when private dancer Gloria Price is being attacked by her employer and lover Vincent Raphello. This brings the two together and they get involved with each other, which displeases Raphello
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Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Killing (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Lucien Ballard ; film editor, Betty Steinberg ; music composed and conducted by Gerald Fried ; art director, Ruth Sobotka. Killer's kiss: Music composed and conducted by Gerald Fried ; song by Norman Gimbel, Arden Clar ; choreography by David Vaughan
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English (SDH) subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.K5555 2011
PerformerNote
Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Ted DeCorsia, Marie Windsor, Elisha Cook, Joe Sawyer, James Edwards, Timothy Carey, Kola Kwariani, Jay Adler, Tito Vuolo, Dorothy Adams, Herbert Ellis, James Griffith, Cecil Elliott, Joseph Turkel, Steve Mitchell, Mary Carroll, William Benedict, Charles R. Cane, Robert B. Williams, (Killer's kiss) Frank Silvera, Jamie Smith, Irene Kane, Jerry Jarrett, Mike Dana, Felice Orlandi, Shaun O'Brien, Barbara Brand, David Vaughan, Alec Rubin, Ralph Roberts, Phil Stevenson, Arthur Feldman, Bill Funaro, Skippy Aldeman ; ballet danced by Ruth Sobotka
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1977
  • 1928-
  • 1908-1988
  • 1915-
  • 1925-1967
  • 1916-1986
  • 1922-
  • 1928-1996
  • 1899-1971
  • 1906-1982
  • 1918 March 6-1970
  • 1929-1994
  • 1896-1978
  • 1900-1988
  • 1916-1993
  • 1927-
  • 1917-1999
  • 1899-1973
  • 1914-1970
  • active 1952-1963
  • 1918-2001
  • 1925-2003
  • 1918-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kubrick, Stanley
  • Thompson, Jim
  • Harris, James B.
  • Bousel, Morris
  • Ballard, Lucien
  • Steinberg, Betty
  • Fried, Gerald
  • Gimbel, Norman
  • Clar, Arden
  • Sobotka, Ruth
  • Hayden, Sterling
  • Gray, Coleen
  • Edwards, Vince
  • Flippen, Jay C.
  • De Corsia, Ted
  • Windsor, Marie
  • Cook, Elisha
  • Sawyer, Joseph
  • Edwards, James
  • Carey, Timothy Agoglia
  • Adler, Jay
  • Vuolo, Tito
  • Adams, Dorothy
  • Griffith, James
  • Turkel, Joe
  • Benedict, Bill
  • Cane, Charles
  • Silvera, Frank
  • Smith, Jamie
  • Kane, Irene
  • Jarrett, Jerry
  • Dana, Mike
  • Orlandi, Felice
  • O'Brien, Shaun
  • Rubin, Alec
  • Roberts, Ralph
  • White, Lionel
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Minotaur Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
151
Series statement
Criterion Collection
Series volume
575
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ex-convicts
  • Racetracks (Horse racing)
  • Robbery
  • Murder
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Showgirls
  • Gangsters
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Ex-convicts
  • Gangsters
  • Murder
  • Racetracks (Horse racing)
  • Robbery
  • Showgirls
  • New York (State)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The killing, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick ; dialogue by Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel: "Clean Break" by Lionel White
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Special features: Disc 1. "James B. Harris" video interview with the producer; "Sterling Hayden" excerpted interviews with actor Sterling Hayden from the French television series Cinéma cinémas; "Polito on Thompson" author Robert Polito discusses crime noveist Jim Thompson; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: "Killer's kiss" film; "Geoffrey O'Brien" discussion about Killer's kiss with critic Geoffrey O'Brien. Booklet: "Kubrick's clockwork" essay by Haden Guest; "Marie Windsor on the making of The killing" excerpts from an interview with actress
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. The killing / Harris-Kubrick presents ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick ; dialogue by Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick (1956 ; 84 min.) -- Disc 2. Killer's kiss / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; a Minotaur production ; story by Stanley Kubrick ; produced by Stanley Kubrick and Morris Bousel ; edited, photographed and directed by Stanley Kubrick (1955 ; ca. 67 min.)
Control code
ocn740925783
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (84 min.)
Isbn
9781604654660
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515085717
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2048DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)740925783
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The killing, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick ; dialogue by Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel: "Clean Break" by Lionel White
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Special features: Disc 1. "James B. Harris" video interview with the producer; "Sterling Hayden" excerpted interviews with actor Sterling Hayden from the French television series Cinéma cinémas; "Polito on Thompson" author Robert Polito discusses crime noveist Jim Thompson; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: "Killer's kiss" film; "Geoffrey O'Brien" discussion about Killer's kiss with critic Geoffrey O'Brien. Booklet: "Kubrick's clockwork" essay by Haden Guest; "Marie Windsor on the making of The killing" excerpts from an interview with actress
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. The killing / Harris-Kubrick presents ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick ; dialogue by Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick (1956 ; 84 min.) -- Disc 2. Killer's kiss / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; a Minotaur production ; story by Stanley Kubrick ; produced by Stanley Kubrick and Morris Bousel ; edited, photographed and directed by Stanley Kubrick (1955 ; ca. 67 min.)
Control code
ocn740925783
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (84 min.)
Isbn
9781604654660
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515085717
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2048DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)740925783
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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