Video/Film , DVD in English

Sweet smell of success

Hecht, Hill and Lancaster present ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick ; produced by James Hill ; a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture.
  • [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2011]
  • [Special ed.]
  • 2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.+ Accompanied by: 1 booklet (56 pages : illustrations; 19 cm.)
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.S9448 2011 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • Accompanying guide has the call number: PN1997.S9448 2011 guide
    Includes
    • disc 1-2 in one container
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.S9448 2011 guide c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • Accompanies DVD that has the call number: PN1997.S9448 2011
Credits
  • Photographed by James Wong Howe ; music by Elmer Bernstein
Performers
  • Cast: Burt Lancaster, Martin Milner, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Sam Levene, Barbara Nichols, Jeff Donnell, the Chico Hamilton Quintet.
Subjects
Genre
  • Feature films.
  • Fiction films.
  • Film noir.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Series
Summary
  • Burt Lancaster stars as barbaric Broadway gossip columnist J. J. Hunsecker, and Tony Curtis is Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent he ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister.
Contents
  • Disc 1. The film
  • Disc 2. The supplements.
Other information
  • Title from container.
  • Based on the novellette by Ernest Lehman.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
  • Special features: audio commentary by James Naremore; original theatrical trailer; documentary "Mackendrick : the man who walked away" (1986); documentary "James Wong Howe : cinematographer" (1986); new video interview with Neal Gabler about columnist Walter Winchell, insipiration for the character of Hunsecker; essays, short stories introducing the characters, notes about the film (in booklet).
  • Rating: Not rated.
  • Language: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Publisher's number
  • 555 The Criterion Collection
ISBN
  • 9781604653878
  • 1604653876
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 715515068017
  • OCLC: 701110366
  • OCLC: 701110366