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Film noir classics, II, Columbia Pictures

Label
Film noir classics, II
Title
Film noir classics
Title number
II
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures
Title variation
Columbia Pictures Film noir classics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • [Human desire] A Korean War veteran comes back to his job as a railroad engineer, and becomes entangled with a violent co-worker and the man's alluring wife in a web of deception, suspicion, and murder
  • [Pushover] A cop, staking out the apartment of a bank robber's girlfriend, makes a move on her to get information. But he makes the mistake of really falling for her, testing his loyalties with deadly results
  • [The brothers Rico] A businessman and husband is contacted by his former organized crime boss, and is drawn back into the danger of the mob, putting his family on the line
  • [Nightfall] A commercial artist is pursued by the police for a crime he didn't commit, and chased by criminals for money he didn't steal
  • [City of fear] A convict steals a container from the prison infirmary, thinking it contains cocaine, and escapes, intending to sell the drug for a fortune. However, the powder is really a highly radioactive substance that will kill everyone who is exposed to it
Member of
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Human desire (Motion picture)
  • Pushover (Motion picture)
  • Brothers Rico (Motion picture)
  • Nightfall (Motion picture : 1957)
  • City of fear (Motion picture : 1959)
Credits note
  • [Human desire] Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editor, Aaron Stell ; music, Danielle Amfitheatrof, conducted by Morris Stoloff
  • [Pushover] Director of photography, Lester H. White ; editor, Jerome Thoms ; music, Arthur Morton, conducted by Morris Stoloff
  • [The brothers Rico] Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editor, Charles Nelson ; music, George Dunning, conducted by Morris Stoloff
  • [Nightfall] Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editor, William A. Lyon ; music, George Dunning, conducted by Morris Stoloff
  • [City of fear] Director of photography, Lucien Ballard ; editor, Robert Lawrence ; music, Jerry Goldsmith
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1995.9.F54
LC item number
C668 2010 Vol. II
PerformerNote
  • [Human desire] Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Broderick Crawford, Edgar Buchanan, Kathleen Case, Peggy Maley, Diane DeLaire, Grandon Rhodes
  • [Pushover] Fred MacMurray, Philip Carey, Kim Novak, Dorothy Malone. E.G. Marshall, Allen Nourse,
  • [The brothers Rico] Richard Conte, Dianne Foster, Kathryn Grant, Larry Gates, James Darren, Atrgentina Brunetti, Lamont Johnson, Harry Bellaver, Paul Picerni, Paul Dubov, Rudy Bond, Richard Bakalyan, William Phipps
  • [Nightfall] Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, Anne Bancroft, Jocelyn Brando, James Gregory, Frank Albertson, Rudy Bond
  • [City of fear] Vince Edwards, John Archer, Steven Ritch, Patricia Blair, Kelly Thordsen, Lyle Talbot, Cathy Browne, Sherwood Price, Joseph Mell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1976
  • 1920-1989
  • 1908-1985
  • 1904-1977
  • 1909-1976
  • 1908-1984
  • 1910-2013
  • 1920-2002
  • 1911-1985
  • 1914-2002
  • 1918-1996
  • 1921-1995
  • 1916-2006
  • 1911-1986
  • 1903-1979
  • 1908-1991
  • 1925-2009
  • 1910-1975
  • 1928-
  • 1933-
  • 1915-1996
  • 1905-1993
  • 1921-1997
  • 1931-2005
  • 1919-2005
  • 1911-2002
  • 1909-1964
  • 1912-1982
  • 1928-1996
  • 1915-1999
  • 1933-2013
  • 1970-
  • 1840-1902
  • 1908-1984
  • 1912-1980
  • 1903-1989
  • 1917-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lang, Fritz
  • Quine, Richard
  • Karlson, Phil
  • Tourneur, Jacques
  • Lerner, Irving
  • Rachmil, Lewis J.
  • Schermer, Jules
  • Richmond, Ted
  • Chooluck, Leon
  • Hayes, Alfred
  • Huggins, Roy
  • Meltzer, Lewis
  • Perry, Ben
  • Silliphant, Stirling
  • Ritch, Steven
  • Dillon, Robert
  • Ford, Glenn
  • Grahame, Gloria
  • Crawford, Broderick
  • Buchanan, Edgar
  • MacMurray, Fred
  • Carey, Philip
  • Novak, Kim
  • Malone, Dorothy
  • Conte, Richard
  • Foster, Dianne
  • Crosby, Kathryn
  • Gates, Larry
  • Darren, James
  • Bellaver, Harry
  • Ray, Aldo
  • Keith, Brian
  • Bancroft, Anne
  • Brando, Jocelyn
  • Gregory, James
  • Albertson, Frank
  • Bond, Rudy
  • Edwards, Vince
  • Archer, John
  • Blair, Patricia
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Mortimer, Emily
  • Zola, Émile
  • Walsh, Thomas
  • Ballinger, Bill S.
  • Simenon, Georges
  • Goodis, David
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Film Foundation
Runtime
426
Series statement
Collector's choice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zola, Émile
  • Walsh, Thomas
  • Ballinger, Bill S.
  • Simenon, Georges
  • Goodis, David
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Murder
  • Adultery
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Railroad engineers
  • Bank robberies
  • Gangsters
  • Mafia
  • Brothers
  • Commercial artists
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Escaped prisoners
  • Radioactive substances
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Film noir classics, II, Columbia Pictures
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Human desire based on the novel by Émile Zola, La bête humaine
  • Pushover adapted from two novels, The night watch by Thomas Walsh, and Rafferty by Bill S. Ballinger
  • The brothers Rico based on a novel by Georges Simenon, Les frères Rico
  • Nightfall based on the novel Nightfall by David Goodis
  • Originally released as motion pictures by Columbia Pictures Corporation in 1954 (Human desire, Pushover ), 1957 (The brothers Rico, Nightfall), and 1959 (City of fear)
  • "Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and The Film Foundation partner once again to bring five films to DVD for the first time, fully restored and remastered"--Container
  • Special features: Martin Scorsese on The brothers Rico ; Pulp paranoia with Christopher Nolan ; Terror and desire with Emily Mortimer ; original theatrical trailers
  • Human desire, The brothers Rico, and City of fear are in b&w. Pushover and Nightfall are in color
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (92 min., b&w, 1957)
  • Nightfall
  • screen play by Stirling Sillphant ; a Copa production ; produced by Ted Richmond ; directed by Jacques Tourneur
  • (79 min., col,. 1957)
  • City of fear
  • written by Steven Ritch and Robert Dillon ; produced by Leon Chooluck ; directed by Irving Lerner
  • (76 min., b&w, 1959)
  • Human desire
  • screen play by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Fritz Lang
  • (91 min., b&w, 1954)
  • Pushover
  • screen play by Roy Huggins ; produced by Jules Schermer ; directed by Richard Quine
  • (88 min., col., 1954)
  • The brothers Rico
  • a William Goetz production ; screen play by Lewis Meltzer, Ben Perry ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Phil Karlson
Control code
1053092
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
5 videodiscs (426 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396319646
Other physical details
sound, black and white or color
Publisher number
  • 31964
  • 31964SLP
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o646306692
  • (OCoLC)646306692
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) ; region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Film noir classics, II, Columbia Pictures
Publication
Note
  • Human desire based on the novel by Émile Zola, La bête humaine
  • Pushover adapted from two novels, The night watch by Thomas Walsh, and Rafferty by Bill S. Ballinger
  • The brothers Rico based on a novel by Georges Simenon, Les frères Rico
  • Nightfall based on the novel Nightfall by David Goodis
  • Originally released as motion pictures by Columbia Pictures Corporation in 1954 (Human desire, Pushover ), 1957 (The brothers Rico, Nightfall), and 1959 (City of fear)
  • "Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and The Film Foundation partner once again to bring five films to DVD for the first time, fully restored and remastered"--Container
  • Special features: Martin Scorsese on The brothers Rico ; Pulp paranoia with Christopher Nolan ; Terror and desire with Emily Mortimer ; original theatrical trailers
  • Human desire, The brothers Rico, and City of fear are in b&w. Pushover and Nightfall are in color
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (92 min., b&w, 1957)
  • Nightfall
  • screen play by Stirling Sillphant ; a Copa production ; produced by Ted Richmond ; directed by Jacques Tourneur
  • (79 min., col,. 1957)
  • City of fear
  • written by Steven Ritch and Robert Dillon ; produced by Leon Chooluck ; directed by Irving Lerner
  • (76 min., b&w, 1959)
  • Human desire
  • screen play by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Fritz Lang
  • (91 min., b&w, 1954)
  • Pushover
  • screen play by Roy Huggins ; produced by Jules Schermer ; directed by Richard Quine
  • (88 min., col., 1954)
  • The brothers Rico
  • a William Goetz production ; screen play by Lewis Meltzer, Ben Perry ; produced by Lewis J. Rachmil ; directed by Phil Karlson
Control code
1053092
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
5 videodiscs (426 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396319646
Other physical details
sound, black and white or color
Publisher number
  • 31964
  • 31964SLP
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o646306692
  • (OCoLC)646306692
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) ; region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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