HIgh Sierra

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[New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2021].
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert


General Note
From a novel by W.R. Burnett.
General Note
Full screen (1.37:1).
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
General Note
Special features: Colorado Territory, director Raoul Walsh's 1949 western remake of High Sierra; New conversation on Walsh between film programmer Dave Kehr and critic Farran Smith Nehme; The true adventures of Raoul Walsh, a 2019 documentary by Marilyn Ann Moss; Curtains for Roy Earle, a 2003 featurette on the making of High Sierra; Bogart: Here's looking at you, kid, a 1997 documentary aired on The South Bank Show; New interview with film and media historian Miriam J. Petty about actor Willie Best; New video essay featuring excerpts from a 1976 American Film Institute interview with novelist and screenwriter W.R. Burnett; Radio adaptation of High Sierra from 1944; Essay by critic Imogen Sara Smith.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Tony Gaudio ; film editor, Jack Killifer ; music, Adolph Deutsch.
Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy, Joan Leslie, Henry Hull, Henry Travers, Jerome Cowan, Minna Gombell, Barton MacLane, Donald MacBride, Willie Best.
Marking the moment when the gritty gangster sagas of the 1930s began giving way to the romantic fatalism of 1940s film noir, High Sierra also contains the star-making performance of Humphrey Bogart, who, alongside top-billed Ida Lupino, proved his leading-man mettle with his tough yet tender turn as Roy Earle. A career criminal plagued by his checkered past, Earle longs for a simpler life, but after getting sprung on parole, he falls in with a band of thieves for one last heist in the Sierra Nevada. Directed with a characteristic punch by Raoul Walsh who makes the most of the vertiginous mountain location Roy and Lupino's Marie, a fellow outcast also desperate to escape her past, hurtling inexorably toward an unforgettable cliffside climax and a rendezvous with destiny.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; full screen (1.37:1); mono.
English dialogue; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Walsh, R., Huston, J., Burnett, W. R. 1., Warner, J. L., Lupino, I., Bogart, H., Curtis, A., Kennedy, A., Leslie, J., Hull, H., Travers, H., Cowan, J., Gombell, M., MacLane, B., McBride, D., Best, W., Gaudio, T., Killifer, J., Deutsch, A., & Burnett, W. R. 1. (2021). HIgh Sierra (Two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

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

Raoul Walsh et al.. 2021. HIgh Sierra. The Criterion Collection.

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

Raoul Walsh et al.. HIgh Sierra The Criterion Collection, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Walsh, Raoul, et al. HIgh Sierra Two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2021.

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