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The set-up / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Art Cohn ; produced by Richard Goldstone ; directed by Robert Wise.

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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver DVD VINTAGE SET (Text) 34304000401311 Adult - DVD Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA SETU (Text) 39231033393659 Audiovisual Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD SET-UP (DRAMA) (Text) 39206020403430 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library DVD SET (Text) 71561000113945 DVDs Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD DRAMA (Text) 30403001446079 DVD - Drama Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 078064638X
  • ISBN: 9780780646384
  • ISBN: 0790797143
  • ISBN: 9780790797144
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Producer: [Atlanta, GA] : Turner Home Entertainment, [2004]
  • Distributor: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Re-released as part of the Film Noir Classic Collection.
Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March.
Special features: Commentary by Robert Wise and Martin Scorsese.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Milton Krasner ; art directors, Albert S. D'Agostino, Jack Okey ; musical director, C. Bakaleinikoff ; set decorations, Darrell Silvera, James Altwies ; film editor, Roland Gross.
Participant or Performer Note:
Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter, Wallace Ford, Percy Helton, Hal Fieberling, Darryl Hickman, Kenny O'Morrison, James Edwards, David Clarke, Phillip Pine, Edwin Max.
Summary, etc.:
An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, standard version; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note:
English dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Cannes Film Festival, 1949: Best cinematography ; FIPRESCI prize.
Subject: Boxing > Drama.
Sports > Corrupt practices > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Sports films.
Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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