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Title Thieves' highway [(DVD) videorecording] / screen play by A.I. Bezzerides ; produced by Robert Bassler ; directed by Jules Dassin.

Edition Director approved special edition; standard format.
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F THIEVE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video rda
Series Criterion collection ; 273
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 273.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Based on the novel: Thieves' market / by A.I. Bezzerides.
"New, restored high-definition digital transfer"--Container.
Special features: optional audio commentary by film scholar Alain Silver; new video interview with director Jules Dassin (11 min.); original theatrical trailer.
Program notes in container include a new essay by film critic Michael Sragow.
Credits Director of photography, Norbert Brodine ; art directors, Lyle Wheeler, Chester Gore ; editor, Nick DeMaggio ; music, Alfred Newman ; costume designer, Kay Nelson ; set decorations, Thomas Little ; special photographic effects, Fred Sersen ; musical direction, Lionel Newman.
Cast Richard Conte, Valentina Cortesa, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence, Jack Oakie, Millard Mitchell, Joseph Pevney, Morris Carnovsky, Tamara Shayne, Kasia Orzazewski, Norbert Schiller, Hope Emerson.
Summary "Ex-G.I. Nick Garcos is a tyro trucker bent on satisfaction from the man responsible for crippling his father, a ruthless market operator by the name of Mike Figlia. But when Figlia gets wise to his plan, Nick finds himself in a web of treachery and heartbreak."--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Language In English.
subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Truck drivers -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Racketeering -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Revenge -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Film noir.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Dassin, Jules, 1911-2008.
Conte, Richard, 1910-1975.
Lawrence, Barbara, 1928-
Oakie, Jack, 1903-1978.
Mitchell, Millard, 1900-1953.
Pevney, Joseph.
Brodine, Norbert, -1970.
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970.
Silver, Alain, 1947-
Sragow, Michael.
Bezzerides, A. I. (Albert Isaac), 1908-2007. Thieves' market.
Cortese, Valentina.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Cobb, Lee J., 1911-1976.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: Jules Dassin's Thieves' highway
ISBN 9781559409513
Standard No. 715515015325
Music No. CC1603D Criterion Collection
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