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Night and the city / Twentieth Century-Fox ; produced by Samuel G. Engel ; screenplay by Jo Eisinger ; directed by Jules Dassin ; music by Franz Waxman.

Dassin, Jules, 1911-2008 director. (Added Author). Engel, Samuel G., 1904-1984 producer. (Added Author). Widmark, Richard, cast. (Added Author). Tierney, Gene, cast. (Added Author). Withers, Googie, cast. (Added Author). Marlowe, Hugh, 1911-1982 cast. (Added Author). Sullivan, Francis L., cast. (Added Author). Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967 music. (Added Author). Kersh, Gerald, 1911-1968 Night and the city [DVD]. (Added Author).
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Jennings Co PL - North Vernon DVD DRAMA NIGHT 1950 (Text) 30653003356821 Adult Drama dvd Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr. 35 min.) : sound, black and white, monaural. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen format (aspect ration 1.33:1).
  • Publisher: Irvington, N.Y. : Criterion Collection, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Gerald Kersh.
Special features : New, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film scholar Glenn Erickson; video interview with director Jules Dassin; excerpts from a 1972 French interview with Dassin; 'Two versions, two scores', a look at the two different scores composed for the British and American releases of the film; new essay by film critic Paul Arthur; original theatrical trailer.
Participant or Performer Note: CAST : Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe, Francis L. Sullivan, Herbert Lom.
Summary, etc.: Two-bit hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition.
Language Note: English soundtrack with English subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject: Greco-Roman wrestling > Drama.
Wrestling promoters > England > Drama.
Ambition > Drama.

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