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Title In the heat of the night [videorecording] / the Mirisch Corporation ; the Norman Jewison-Walter Mirisch production ; United Artists ; screenplay by Sterling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison.

Imprint Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    INT    Available
Edition 40th anniversary collector's ed.
Description 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on a novel by John Ball.
Videodisc release of the 1967 motion picture.
Special features: Commentary by Norman Jewison, Lee Grant, Rod Steiger and cinematographer Haskell Wexler ; "Turning up the heat: Movie-making in the '60's" featurette ; "The slap heard around the world" featurette ; "Quincy Jones: Breaking new sound" featurette ; original theatrical trailer.
Credits Music by Quincy Jones ; "In the heat of the night" sung by Ray Charles ; director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; film editor, Hal Ashby.
Cast Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert, Beah Richards, Peter Whitney, Kermit Murdock, Larry D. Mann, Matt Clark, Arthur Malet, Fred Stewart, Quentin Dean, Scott Wilson, Anthony James.
Summary A black homicide expert from Philadelphia is asked to help solve the murder of a wealthy businessman in a small southern town.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1:85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Awards Academy Awards (1967): Best Picture, Best Writing, Best Actor (Steiger)
Subject African American detectives -- Drama.
Race relations -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Silliphant, Stirling, 1918-1996.
Mirisch, Walter.
Jewison, Norman, 1926-
Poitier, Sidney.
Steiger, Rod, 1925-2002.
Oates, Warren, 1928-1982.
Grant, Lee, 1927-
Gates, Larry, 1915-1996.
Patterson, James, 1932-1972.
Schallert, William, 1925-
Richards, Beah E.
Whitney, Peter, 1916-1972.
Murdock, Kermit, 1908-1981.
Mann, Larry D., 1922-2014-
Clark, Matt, 1936-
Malet, Arthur, 1927-
Stewart, Fred, 1906-1970.
Dean, Quentin.
Wilson, Scott, 1942-
James, Anthony, 1942-
Ball, John Dudley, 1911- In the heat of the night.
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Charles, Ray, 1930-2004.
Mirisch Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
United Artists Corporation.
Standard No. 027616098610
Music No. 109861 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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