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The Resource The postman always rings twice, MGM presents ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; producer, Carey Wilson ; director, Tay Garnett ; screenplay, Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch

The postman always rings twice, MGM presents ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; producer, Carey Wilson ; director, Tay Garnett ; screenplay, Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch

Label
The postman always rings twice
Title
The postman always rings twice
Statement of responsibility
MGM presents ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; producer, Carey Wilson ; director, Tay Garnett ; screenplay, Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Steamy tale of a drifter offered a job at a roadside diner by the owner, an easy-going older man. When the drifter and the owner's voluptuous wife fall in love, they plot to kill her husband and run away together
Cataloging source
OWL
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English and French versions ; subtitles in English, French and Spanish. Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, Audrey Totter, Alan Reed
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1892-1977
  • 1894-1969
  • 1903-1991
  • 1921-1995
  • 1891-1973
  • 1903-
  • 1907-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cain, James M.
  • Garnett, Tay
  • Ruskin, Harry
  • Busch, Niven
  • Turner, Lana
  • Garfield, John
  • Kellaway, Cecil
  • Cronyn, Hume
  • Ames, Leon
  • Totter, Audrey
  • Reed, Alan
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Crimes of passion
  • Love
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The postman always rings twice, MGM presents ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; producer, Carey Wilson ; director, Tay Garnett ; screenplay, Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1946 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • Standard version ; presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition
  • Special features include documentary profile The John Garfield story ; theatrical trailers of the original and the 1981 remake ; behind-the-scenes image gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
883365
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9780790785899
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
65858
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 883365
  • (OCoLC)54060256
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The postman always rings twice, MGM presents ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; producer, Carey Wilson ; director, Tay Garnett ; screenplay, Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1946 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • Standard version ; presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition
  • Special features include documentary profile The John Garfield story ; theatrical trailers of the original and the 1981 remake ; behind-the-scenes image gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
883365
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
9780790785899
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
65858
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 883365
  • (OCoLC)54060256
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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