The Resource The naked city, Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin, (videorecording DVD)

The naked city, Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The naked city
Title
The naked city
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin
Title variation
  • Jules Dassin's The Naked City
  • Jules Dassin's Naked City
Contributor
Actor
Author
Commentator
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film distributor
Narrator
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of added commentary
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1949: Oscar - Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (William H. Daniels) ; Best Film Editing (Paul Weatherwax) ; Named to the National Film Registry in 2007 by the Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William Daniels ; editor, Paul Weatherwax ; art director, John F. DeCuir ; original music, Miklós Rózsa, Frank Skinner
Dewey number
791.4372
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Language note
Optional English SDH for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.D4
LC item number
J8547 2007
PerformerNote
Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor, Frank Conroy, Ted de Corsia, House Jameson, Anne Sargent, Adelaide Klein, Grover Burgess, Tom Pedi, Enid Markey
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  • Hellinger, Mark
  • Wald, Malvin
  • Maltz, Albert
  • Dassin, Jules
  • Fitzgerald, Barry
  • Duff, Howard
  • Hart, Dorothy
  • Taylor, Don
  • Conroy, Frank
  • De Corsia, Ted
  • Jameson, House
  • Sargent, Anne
  • Klein, Adelaide
  • Burgess, Grover
  • Pedi, Tom
  • Markey, Enid
  • Daniels, William
  • Weatherwax, Paul
  • Sante, Luc
  • Polan, Dana B.
  • Sanders, James
  • Universal Pictures Company
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
380
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  • Murder victims
  • Criminal investigation
  • Apartment dwellers
  • Burglars
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Murder victims
  • Detectives
  • Criminal investigation
  • Apartment dwellers
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Thieves
  • Apartment dwellers
  • Burglars
  • Criminal investigation
  • Murder victims
  • New York (State)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The naked city, Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin, (videorecording DVD)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/155/000000000010155754.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Booklet: a new essay by Luc Sante and production notes from producer Mark Hellinger to Dassin
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
Accompanying material
1 booklet (12 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with screenwriter Malvin Wald -- Interview with NYU film studies professor Dana Polan (ca. 28 min.) -- Interview with architect James Sanders, who discusses The Naked City's depiction of New York City in the 1940s (ca. 26 min.) -- Jules Dassin at LACMA (ca. 41 min. ; appearance at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, after a screening of his film Rififi) -- Stills gallery
Control code
ocm78785909
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Fullscreen
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022927
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1687D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)78785909
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The naked city, Universal Pictures Company ; a Mark Hellinger production ; a Universal-International release ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald, from a story by Mr. Wald ; produced and narrated by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Jules Dassin, (videorecording DVD)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/155/000000000010155754.gif
Publication
Note
  • Booklet: a new essay by Luc Sante and production notes from producer Mark Hellinger to Dassin
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
Accompanying material
1 booklet (12 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with screenwriter Malvin Wald -- Interview with NYU film studies professor Dana Polan (ca. 28 min.) -- Interview with architect James Sanders, who discusses The Naked City's depiction of New York City in the 1940s (ca. 26 min.) -- Jules Dassin at LACMA (ca. 41 min. ; appearance at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, after a screening of his film Rififi) -- Stills gallery
Control code
ocm78785909
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Fullscreen
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515022927
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1687D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)78785909
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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