Ernest Hemingway's The killers
(DVD)

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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
9781559409315, 1559409312
UPC
715515013321

Notes

General Note
Based on the short story, The killers, by Ernest Hemingway.
General Note
Includes two essay brochures: Essay on 1946 version by Jonathan Lethem and essay on 1964 version by Geoffrey O'Brien.
General Note
Originally produced as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964.
Creation/Production Credits
1946 version: Produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak ; screenplay, Anthony Veiller ; music, Miklos Rozsa ; director of photography, Woody Bredell ; editor, Arthur Hilton.
Creation/Production Credits
1964 version: Produced and directed by Donald Siegel ; screenplay, Gene L. Coon ; music, Johnny Williams ; director of photography, Richard L. Rawlings ; editor, Richard Belding.
Participants/Performers
1946 version: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Sam Levene, Virginia Christine, William Conrad.
Participants/Performers
1964 version: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Clu Gulager, Ronald Reagan.
Description
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD ; NTSC ; fullscreen presentation ; Dolby digital mono ; dual-layer disc.
Language
English SDH captions for the hearing impaired [1946 and 1964 features].
Awards
1946 version was named to the National Film Registry in 2008 by the Library of Congress.
Awards
Winner, Best Foreign Actor (Lee Marvin), 1966 BAFTA Awards.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Siodmak, R., Siegel, D., Hellinger, M., Veiller, A., Geiger, M., Coon, G. L., Dickinson, A., Cassavetes, J., Gulager, C., Winters, S., Conrad, W., Tarkovskiĭ, A. A., Hemingway, E., Lethem, J., O'Brien, G., Gardner, A., Reagan, R., & Lancaster, B. (2003). Ernest Hemingway's The killers ([Fullscreen presentation]). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Robert Siodmak et al.. 2003. Ernest Hemingway's The Killers. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Robert Siodmak et al.. Ernest Hemingway's The Killers [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Siodmak, Robert, et al. Ernest Hemingway's The Killers [Fullscreen presentation], Criterion Collection, 2003.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. 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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