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Rope of sand [videorecording] / Paramount ; Hal Wallis Production ; story and screenplay by Walter Doniger ; directed by William Dieterle.

Walter, Doniger. (Added Author). Dieterle, William, 1893-1972 (Added Author). Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994 (Added Author). Rains, Claude, 1889-1967 (Added Author). Henreid, Paul. (Added Author). Lorre, Peter. (Added Author). Hal Wallis Productions, Inc. (Added Author). Olive Films. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD ROPE (DRAMA) (Text) 39206020495469 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Hollywood, Calif.] : Paramount Home Entertainment, Inc. ; [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Participant or Performer Note: Burt Lancaster, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid, Peter Lorre.
Summary, etc.: After a two-year hiatus, Mike Davis, returns to the same African city where he was tortured and left for dead at the hands of a sadistic police commandant. Originally innocent of all charges, Davis is back to claim the diamonds he had supposedly stolen two years ago. He enlists the help of an alcoholic stranger, and the doctor who had helped him get his health back. The diamond syndicate head recruits a nightclub temptress to seduce and betray Davis as an alternate to brute force.
Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; 1.37:1 aspect ratio.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Diamond mines and mining > Police > Drama.
Diamonds > South Africa > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Adventure films.

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