The asphalt jungle
(DVD)

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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016].
Format
DVD
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (112 min.) : DVD video, sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (12 panels ; color illustrations ; 19 cm)
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Language
English
ISBN
9781681432403, 1681432404, 0715515190718
UPC
715515190718

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950.
General Note
Title from title frame.
General Note
Based on the novel by W.R. Burnett.
General Note
Special features: audio commentary from 2004 by film historian Drew Casper, featuring recordings of actor James Whitmore; new interviews with film noir historian Eddie Muller and cinematographer John Bailey; archival footage of writer-director John Huston discussing the film; episode of the television program City lights from 1979 featuring John Huston; Pharos of chaos a 1983 documentary about actor Sterling Haydon; audio excerpts of archival interviews with Huston; trailer. Container insert includes essay "A left-handed form of human endeavor" by film critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Randall Duell ; film editor, George Boemler ; music by Miklos Rozsa.
Participants/Performers
Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Marilyn Monroe.
Description
In a smog-choked city somewhere in the American Midwest, an aging criminal mastermind, newly released from prison, hatches a plan for a million-dollar jewel heist and draws a wealthy lawyer and a cherry-picked trio of outlaws into his carefully devised but inevitably doomed scheme.
System Details
DVD format; NTSC, region 1; full frame (1.37:1 screen ratio); Dolby Digital monaural.
Language
In English with optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Huston, J., Hornblow, A., Jr., Maddow, B., Boemler, G., Gibbons, C., Duell, R., Rosson, H., Hayden, S., Rózsa, M., Calhern, L., Hagen, J., Whitmore, J., Jaffe, S., McIntire, J., Lawrence, M., Kelley, B., Monroe, M., & Burnett, W. R. 1. (2016). The asphalt jungle. Two-DVD special edition. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

John Huston et al.. 2016. The Asphalt Jungle. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

John Huston et al., The Asphalt Jungle. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Huston, John, et al. The Asphalt Jungle. Two-DVD special edition. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2016. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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