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The big sleep / 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.

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Bogie & Bacall, the signature collection.
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  • ISBN: 1419817647
  • ISBN: 9781419817649
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 114 min.) : sound, black and white ; 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:
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.
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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