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Title In a lonely place [(Blu-ray) videorecording] / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by Andrew Solt ; produced by Robert Lord ; directed by Nicholas Ray ; adaptation by Edmund H. North.

Edition Blu-ray edition.
Publication Info. [New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, 2016
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Fiction  F IN A L    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Blu-ray Fiction  F IN A L    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 Blu-ray videodisc (93 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono rda
fullscreen (1.33:1) rda
video file Blu-Ray rda
Motion picture.
Series Criterion collection ; 810.
Note Based on the novel by Dorothy B. Hughes.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Special features: New audio commentary featuring film scholar Dana Polan; "I'm a stranger here myself," a 1975 documentary about director Nicholas Ray; new interview with Vincent Curio about actor Gloria Grahame; piece from 2002 featuring filmmaker Curtis Hanson; radio adaptation from 1948; trailer; essay by critic Imogen Sara Smith.
Credits Director of photography, Burnett Guffey ; editor, Viola Lawrence ; music, George Antheil.
Cast Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid, Art Smith, Jeff Donnell, Martha Stewart.
Summary A down on his luck screenwriter reluctantly agrees to adapt a trashy bestseller to the silver screen. Rather than read the book himself, Steele convinces a star-struck hatcheck girl, Mildred Atkinson, to accompany him home and tell him the story in her own words. Later the night, Mildred is found murdered and Steele who has a history of violent behavior becomes the prime suspect. A neighbor who is attracted to him lies to the police providing them with an alibi. Is he innocent or not?
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Blu-ray, region A, fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation; requires Blu-ray player.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Suspicion -- Drama.
Screenwriters -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Drama.
Genre Detective and mystery films.
Film noir.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Ray, Nicholas, 1911-1979, film director.
Solt, Andrew, 1916-1990, screenwriter.
Lord, Robert, 1900-1976, film producer.
Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957, actor.
Grahame, Gloria, actor.
Lovejoy, Frank, 1914-1962, actor.
Reid, Carl Benton, 1893-1973, actor.
Smith, Art, 1899-1973, actor.
Donnell, Jeff, 1921-1988, actor.
Stewart, Martha, 1922-2012, actor.
Guffey, Burnett, cinematographer.
Lawrence, Viola, 1894-1973, film editor.
Antheil, George, 1900-1959, composer.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Hughes, Dorothy B. (Dorothy Belle), 1904-1993. In a lonely place.
Columbia Pictures Corporation, presenter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 9781681431482
9781681431482
1681431483
1681431483
Standard No. 715515176712
Music No. CC2619BD
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