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The Resource Ace in the hole, [presented by] Paramount Pictures ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder

Ace in the hole, [presented by] Paramount Pictures ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder

Label
Ace in the hole
Title
Ace in the hole
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Paramount Pictures ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder
Title variation
Billy Wilder's
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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
Member of
Awards note
National Board of Review, 1951: Best Actress (Jan Sterling).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ace in the hole (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Chales B. Lang, Jr. ; art director, Hal Pereira, Earl Hedrick ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Hugo Friedhofer ; costume designer, Edith Head
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1916-
  • 1923-2004
  • 1925-2008
  • 1888-1953
  • 1915-2012
  • 1916-1984
  • 1902-1976
  • 1885-1958
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Samuels, Lesser
  • Newman, Walter
  • Douglas, Kirk
  • Sterling, Jan
  • Arthur, Robert
  • Hall, Porter
  • Cady, Frank
  • Benedict, Richard
  • Teal, Ray
  • Jaquet, Frank
  • Friedhofer, Hugo
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
111
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
396
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Immorality
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Immorality
  • Albuquerque (N.M.)
  • Albuquerque (N.M.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ace in the hole, [presented by] Paramount Pictures ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Disc one: the film with new, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard; theatrical trailer ; Disc two: "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 co-screenwriter Walter Newman; new video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee; stills gallery; new essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The Film ; special features -- Disc 2. The Supplements
Control code
642557
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (111 min.)
Isbn
9781934121689
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515024723
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1705D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o123452228
  • (OCoLC)123452228
System details
  • DVD; [full screen] (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital, mono; Region 1 encoding, NTSC; dual-layer format; copy-protected
  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ace in the hole, [presented by] Paramount Pictures ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Disc one: the film with new, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard; theatrical trailer ; Disc two: "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 co-screenwriter Walter Newman; new video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee; stills gallery; new essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. The Film ; special features -- Disc 2. The Supplements
Control code
642557
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (111 min.)
Isbn
9781934121689
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515024723
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1705D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o123452228
  • (OCoLC)123452228
System details
  • DVD; [full screen] (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital, mono; Region 1 encoding, NTSC; dual-layer format; copy-protected
  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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