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Ace in the hole [electronic resource].

Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002 (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). Samuels, Lesser, (screenwriter.). Newman, Walter, (screenwriter.). Douglas, Kirk, 1916-2020 (actor.). Sterling, Jan, 1923-2004 (actor.). Arthur, Robert, 1925-2008 (actor.). Hall, Porter, 1888-1953 (actor.). Cady, Frank, 1915-2012 (actor.). Benedict, Richard, 1916-1984 (actor.). Teal, Ray, 1902-1976 (actor.). Jaquet, Frank, 1885-1958 (actor.). Lang, Charles, 1908-1956 (director of photography.). Friedhofer, Hugo, (composer (expression)). Schmidt, Arthur, (editor of moving image work.). Head, Edith, (costume designer.). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal, Frank Jaquet. (Cast).

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Criterion collection ; 396.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 111 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Echelon Studios, 1951.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Billy Wilder.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal, Frank Jaquet.
Summary, etc.:
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to rekindle his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Reporters and reporting > New Mexico > Albuquerque > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > New Mexico > Albuquerque > Drama.
Immorality > Drama.
Press > Drama.
Journalists > Professional ethics > Drama.
Situation ethics > Drama.
Mine accidents > Drama.
Mass media > Drama.
Albuquerque (N.M.) > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Series Information

Criterion collection ; 396.

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