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Title The big sleep [videorecording] / Warner Bros. ; First National Picture ; a Howard Hawks production ; screenplay, William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman ; directed and produced by Howard Hawks.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2000.


Location Call No. Status
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 PAS Central Library DVD    BIG    Available
Description 1 videodisc (230 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the novel by Raymond Chandler.
Special features: the documentary "The big sleep comparisons 1945/1946 versions" ; theatrical trailer.
Contents Side A: The 1946 theatrical release version -- Side B: The 1945 prerelease version.
Credits Photography, Sid Hickox ; music, Max Steiner.
Cast Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone.
Summary L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, mono.
Language English dialogue ; with optional English or French subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Drama
Genre/Form Detective and mystery films
Film noir
Film adaptations
Gangster films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977
Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014
Vickers, Martha, 1925-1971
Malone, Dorothy
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
Brackett, Leigh
Furthman, Jules
Hickox, Sid, 1895-1982
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959. Big sleep
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
First National Pictures, Inc.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Big sleep comparisons 1945/1946 versions.
ISBN 0790746980
Standard No. 012569502628
Music No. 65026 Warner Home Video

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