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Title Kiss me deadly [(DVD) videorecording] / Victor Saville presents ; screenplay by A.I. Bezzerides ; produced and directed by Robert Aldrich.

Edition Special edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, 2011.
℗1955
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F KIS    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F KIS    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Series Criterion collection ; 568
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 568.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; Dolby Digital, monoaural.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955.
Based on the novel by Mickey Spillane.
Special features: audio commentary by Alain Silver and James ursini; video tribute by director Alex Cox; documentaries; controversial altered ending, theatrical trailer.
Cast Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart.
Audience Not rated.
Summary In an atomic adaptation of Mickey Spillane's novel, directed by Robert Aldrich, the good manners of the 1950s are blown to smithereens. Snarling private detective Mike Hammer's decision one dark, lonely night to pick up a hitchhiking woman sends him down some terrifying byways. Brazen and bleak, it's a film noir masterpiece and an essential piece of cold war paranoia. Featuring as nervy an ending as has ever been seen in American cinema.
Subject Hammer, Mike (Fictitious character) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Private investigators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Murder -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Added Author Saville, Victor, 1895-1979.
Bezzerides, A. I. (Albert Isaac), 1908-2007.
Aldrich, Robert, 1918-1983.
Meeker, Ralph, 1920-1988.
Dekker, Albert, 1905-1968.
Stewart, Paul, 1908-1986.
Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006. Kiss me deadly.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604654356
Standard No. 715515082815
Music No. CC2022D The Criterion Collection
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