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Title Jules Dassin's Naked City [(DVD) videorecording] / Universal Pictures Company ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; story by Malvin Wald ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald ; directed by Jules Dassin.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Criterion Collection ; Chatsworth, CA, [2007]
Distributed by Image Entertainment.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F NAK    DUE 10-30-19
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Description 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Series Criterion collection ; 380.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
Booklet: a new essay by Luc Sante and production notes from producer Mark Hellinger to Dassin.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by Naked City screenwriter Malvin Wald; a new video interview with NYU film professor Dana Polan; an analysis of the film's New York locations by "Celluloid Skyline" author James Sanders; footage of Jules Dassin from his 2004 appearance at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; theatrical trailer; stills gallery; booklet.
Cast Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor, Frank Conroy, Ted de Corsia, House Jameson, Anne Sargent, Adelaide Klein, Grover Burgess, Tom Pedi, Enid Markey.
Credits Cinematography, William Daniels ; editor, Paul Weatherwax ; art director, John F. DeCuir ; original music, Miklos Rozsa, Frank Skinner.
Summary Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie.
Awards Academy Awards, USA, 1949: Oscar - Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (William H. Daniels) ; Best Film Editing (Paul Weatherwax).
Subject Murder victims -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Detectives -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Criminal investigation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Apartment dwellers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Burglars -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Films for the hearing impaired -- Videodiscs.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 1949.
Genre Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Film noir.
Added Author Hellinger, Mark, 1903-1947.
Wald, Malvin.
Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985.
Dassin, Jules, 1911-2008.
Fitzgerald, Barry, 1888-1961.
Duff, Howard.
Hart, Dorothy, 1922-2004.
Taylor, Don, 1920-1998.
Conroy, Frank, 1890-1964.
De Corsia, Ted.
Jameson, House.
Sargent, Anne.
Klein, Adelaide, 1901-1983.
Burgess, Grover, 1892?-1948.
Pedi, Tom, 1913-1996.
Markey, Enid, 1890-1981.
Daniels, William H.
Weatherwax, Paul.
Universal Pictures Company.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Naked City
ISBN 1934121312
Standard No. 715515022927
Music No. CC1687D Criterion Collection
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