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The Resource The desperate hours, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; producer/director, William Wyler ; screenplay, Joseph Hayes, (videorecording)

The desperate hours, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; producer/director, William Wyler ; screenplay, Joseph Hayes, (videorecording)

Label
The desperate hours
Title
The desperate hours
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures Corporation ; producer/director, William Wyler ; screenplay, Joseph Hayes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Harrowing story about an escaped convict who breaks into a suburban home and takes a family hostage
Cataloging source
OWL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Lee Garmes ; film editor, Robert Swink ; music, Gail Kubik
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.85
LC item number
.D478 2003
PerformerNote
Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1981
  • 1899-1957
  • 1897-1975
  • 1914-1990
  • 1914-2003
  • 1918-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • March, Fredric
  • Kennedy, Arthur
  • Scott, Martha
  • Hayes, Joseph Arnold
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisons
  • Escapes
  • Hostages
  • Prisoners
  • Escapes
  • Hostages
  • Escapes
  • Hostages
  • Prisoners
Technique
live action
Label
The desperate hours, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; producer/director, William Wyler ; screenplay, Joseph Hayes, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1955 motion picture
  • Adapted from the novel and play by Joseph Hayes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52540683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780792187080
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929303939
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05509
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52540683
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The desperate hours, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; producer/director, William Wyler ; screenplay, Joseph Hayes, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1955 motion picture
  • Adapted from the novel and play by Joseph Hayes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm52540683
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780792187080
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929303939
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05509
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)52540683
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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