Video/Film , DVD in English

The killers

Universal Pictures ; Mark Hellinger Productions ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Robert Siodmak. Ernest Hemingway's the killers ; Universal Studios ; produced and directed by Donald Siegel.
  • [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2003.
  • 2 videodiscs (102 min., 94 min.) : sound, b&w and colored ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1).
Also known as
  • Ernest Hemingway's The killers
  • Title on prelim. frame: Killers '46
  • Title on prelim. frame: Killers '64
Credits
  • Killers (1946): screenplay, Anthony Veiller.
  • Killers (1964): screenplay, Gene L. Coon.
Performers
  • Cast: 1946 version: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner.
  • Cast: 1964 version: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavetes, Clu Gulager, Ronald Reagan.
Subjects
Series
Summary
  • Melodramatic thriller based on the Hemingway story about two hit men who become curious about the life and death of the man they were hired to kill.
Other information
  • Dolby digital mono.
  • Based on the short story, The killers, by Ernest Hemingway.
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1946 and 1964.
  • Special edition double-disc set features The killers (1946, b&w) and The killers (1964, color). Includes Andrei Tarkovsky's 1956 student film version of The killers.
ISBN
  • 1559409312
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 55525578