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Asphalt jungle (Motion picture)
The asphalt jungle [Blu-ray]
Blu-ray special edition.
 by The Criterion Collection, [New York, N.Y.] :
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Form of Work
Title from title frame.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950.
Based on the novel by W.R. Burnett.
Special features: audio commentary from 2004 by film historian Drew Casper, featuring recordings of actor James Whitmore; new interviews with film noir historian Eddie Muller and cinematographer John Bailey; archival footage of writer-director John Huston discussing the film; Pharos of chaos, a 1983 documenary about actor Sterlin Haydon; episode of the television program City lights from 1979 featuring John Huston; audio excerpts of archival interviews with Huston; excerpts from footage of the 1983 AFI lifetime achievement award ceremony honoring Huston, featuring actor Sam Jaffe and the filmmaker; trailer; insert essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Randall Duell ; film editor, George Boemler ; music by Miklos Rozsa.
Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Marilyn Monroe.
In a smog-choked city somewhere in the American Midwest, an aging criminal mastermind, newly released from prison, hatches a plan for a million-dollar jewel heist and draws a wealthy lawyer and a cherry-picked trio of outlaws into his carefully devised but inevitably doomed scheme"--Container.
Blu-ray, region A ; full frame (1.37:1 screen ratio); uncompressed monaural.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired