The Resource Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman

Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman

Label
Ace in the hole
Title
Ace in the hole
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
One of the most scathing indictments of American culture ever produced by a Hollywood filmmaker. An amoral newspaper reporter washes up in dead-end Albuquerque, happens upon the scoop of a lifetime, and will do anything to keep getting the lurid headlines
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A2456 2014
PerformerNote
Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1925-2008
  • 1916-
  • 1923-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Samuels, Lesser
  • Newman, Walter
  • Arthur, Robert
  • Douglas, Kirk
  • Sterling, Jan
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
111
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
396
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Immorality
  • Press
  • Journalists
  • Situation ethics
  • Mine accidents
  • Mass media
  • Albuquerque (N.M.)
Technique
live action
Label
Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Blu-ray special edition features: New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray ; audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; "Portrait of a '60% perfect man': Billy Wilder," a 1980 documentary featuring in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment ; a 1984 interview with Kirk Douglas ; excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute ; audio excerpts from an interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman ; video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee ; stills gallery ; trailer; plus essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn878150493
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Dual-format edition.
Extent
1 Blu-ray disc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781604658378
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515115711
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2355BDDVD-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)878150493
System details
Blu-ray; Requires blu-ray player; Aspect ratio, 1.37:1; Dolby Digital; Region A
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Ace in the hole, Paramount Pictures Corporation ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels and Walter Newman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1951
  • Blu-ray special edition features: New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray ; audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; "Portrait of a '60% perfect man': Billy Wilder," a 1980 documentary featuring in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment ; a 1984 interview with Kirk Douglas ; excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute ; audio excerpts from an interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman ; video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee ; stills gallery ; trailer; plus essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn878150493
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Dual-format edition.
Extent
1 Blu-ray disc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781604658378
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515115711
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2355BDDVD-1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)878150493
System details
Blu-ray; Requires blu-ray player; Aspect ratio, 1.37:1; Dolby Digital; Region A
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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