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The big sleep [videorecording] / Turner Entertainment Co. ; Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; a Howard Hawks production ; screen play by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ; [director], Howard Hawks.

Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977 (Added Author). Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957 (Added Author). Bacall, Lauren, 1924- (Added Author). Vickers, Martha, 1925-1971 (Added Author). Malone, Dorothy. (Added Author). Steiner, Max, 1888-1971 (Added Author). Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959 Big sleep. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 12 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville DVD 617 BIG (Text) 76895000129496 1st Floor Audio Visual Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison DVD BIG (Text) 39391005870918 DVD Available -
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange DVD DRAMA (Text) 30477100386212 Main Floor: DVD Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville DVD FUC BIG (Text) 37323005037638 MEDIA Checked out 10/28/2016
Noble County Public Library - East Location DVD BIG (PG) (Text) 38131004170394 NCPLE-DVD Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster DVD BIG Classic (Text) 72436000066561 DVDs Available -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City DVD 4272 DRAMA (Text) 30403001929538 DVD - Drama Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library DVD Big (Text) 31208911672493 audiovisual Available -
Seymour Main Library DVD FIC BIG (Text) 37500002730501 Movies Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County DVD Big (Text) 78731000492287 Adult Main Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1419817647
  • ISBN: 9781419817649
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note: Side A: 114 min.; Side B: 116 min.
Title from container.
From the novel by Raymond Chandler.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Special features include: "'The big sleep' comparisons 1945/1946" documentary, with UCLA archivist Robert Gitt analyzing differences between version; Theatrical trailer; Side B: 1945 pre-release version containing an additional 18 minutes which were re-shot or deleted.
Formatted Contents Note: Side A: 1946 theatrical version -- Side B: 1945 prelease version.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Max Steiner.
Participant or Performer Note: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone.
Summary, etc.: L.A. private detective Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled by murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich - just to name a few. Marlowe is hired to protect a young woman and in the process, he falls in love with the woman's older sister.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; standard full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Language track in English, with optional English or French subtitles.
Subject: Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Extortion > Drama.
Private security services > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Sisters > Drama.
Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Extortion > Drama.
Private security services > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Mystery > Feature.
Thriller > Feature.
Film noir > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Feature films.
Mystery films.
Suspense films.
Film noir.

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