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Title Thieves' highway [videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by A.I. Bezzerides ; produced by Robert Bassler ; directed by Jules Dassin.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2005.


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Edition Director approved special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 273
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 273.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
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.
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.
Note Based on the novel: Thieves' market / by A.I. Bezzerides.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
"New, restored high-definition digital transfer"--Container.
Program notes in container include a new essay by film critic Michael Sragow.
Summary "Vividly depicts the perilous world of 'long-haul boys', who drive by night to bring their goods to the markets of America's cities. Ex-G.I. Nick Garcos [is] a tyro trucker bent on satisfaction from the man responsible for crippling his father, ruthless market operator Mike Figlia. But when Figlia gets wise to his plan, Nick finds himself in a web of treachery and heartbreak."--Container.
Note Special features: optional audio commentary by film scholar Alain Silver; new video interview with director Jules Dassin (11 min.); original theatrical trailer.
Subject Truck drivers -- Drama.
Racketeering -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Bezzerides, A. I. (Albert Isaac), 1908-2007.
Bassler, Robert, 1903-1975.
Dassin, Jules, 1911-2008.
Conte, Richard, 1911-1975.
Cortese, Valentina.
Cobb, Lee J., 1911-1976.
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.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Criterion Collection (Firm).
Note Title on container: Jules Dassin's Thieves' highway
ISBN 1559409517
Standard No. 715515015325
Music No. CC1603D Criterion Collection

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