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Odds against tomorrow / Harbel Productions ; producer, Robert Wise ; screenplay, John O. Killens, Nelson Gidding ; director, Robert Wise.

Wise, Robert, 1914-2005 (Added Author). Killens, John Oliver, 1916-1987 (Added Author). Gidding, Nelson. (Added Author). Belafonte, Harry, 1927- (Added Author). Ryan, Robert, 1909-1973 (Added Author). Winters, Shelley. (Added Author). Begley, Ed, 1901-1970 (Added Author). Grahame, Gloria. (Added Author). Brun, Joseph. (Added Author). Allen, Dede. (Added Author). Lewis, John, 1920-2001 (Added Author). McGivern, William P. Odds against tomorrow. (Added Author). HarBel Productions (Added Author). MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author). Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Shelley Winters, Ed Begley, Gloria Grahame. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch DVD NR ODD (Text) 37516001793526 DVD Movie Shelf -- Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792859057
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as motion picture in 1959.
Based on the novel of the same title by William P. McGivern.
Special features: original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Joseph Brun ; editor, Dede Allen ; music, John Lewis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Shelley Winters, Ed Begley, Gloria Grahame.
Summary, etc.:
One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for Earl Slater, a bigoted ex-con slumming through life with a patronizing girlfriend, an obliging neighbor and zero expectations. He agrees to be part of a bank job planned by former cop Burke. Until, that is, he finds out one of his partners will be a black man. Earl's desperate need for cash, however, leads him to reconsider. For the job only, he'll put his racism aside ... until moments away from the score, hatred erupts.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note:
In English with French and Spanish subtitiles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Criminals > Drama.
Bank robberies > Drama.
Racism > Drama.
Delincuentes > Teatro.
Robos bancarios > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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