Kiss me deadly

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[Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, 2011.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.


General Note
Based on the novel by Mickey Spillane.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955; copyright held by Parklane Pictures, Inc.
General Note
DVD release date: Jun. 21, 2011.
General Note
Supplements: Audio commentary by film noir specialists Alain Silver and James Ursini; director Alex Cox on Kiss me deadly; excerpts from The Long Haul of A. I. Bezzerides, a 2005 documentary on the Kiss Me Deadly screenwriter; Mike Hammer's Mickey Spillane, a 1998 documentary about the life and work of the author; video pieces on the film's locations; controversial altered ending.
Creation/Production Credits
Photographed by Ernest Laszlo ; music composed and conducted by Frank DeVol.
Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart, Juano Hernandez, Wesley Addy; introducing Maxine Cooper, Cloris Leachman, Gaby Rodgers.
"In an atomic adaptation of Mickey Spillane's novel, directed by Robert Aldrich, the good manners of the 1950s are blown to smithereens. Snarling private detective Mike Hammer's decision one dark, lonely night to pick up a hitchhiking woman sends him down some terrifying byways. Brazen and bleak, it's a film noir masterpiece and an essential piece of cold war paranoia. Featuring as nervy an ending as has ever been seen in American cinema."--Container.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; widescreen; Dolby Digital, monoaural.
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Saville, V., Bezzerides, A. I. 1., Aldrich, R., Meeker, R., Dekker, A., Stewart, P., Cooper, M., Rodgers, G., Leachman, C., & Spillane, M. (2011). Kiss me deadly (Special ed.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Victor Saville et al.. 2011. Kiss Me Deadly. Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Victor Saville et al.. Kiss Me Deadly Criterion Collection, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Saville, Victor, et al. Kiss Me Deadly Special ed., Criterion Collection, 2011.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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