Video/Film, DVD in English

The big sleep

Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; executive producer, Jack L. Warner ; a Howard Hawks production ; a Warner Bros. First National picture ; screen play by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ; directed by Howard Hawks.
  • Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video : Turner Entertainment Co., [2005]
  • Standard version.
  • 1 videodisc (230 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD; region 1, NTSC; standard full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby digital mono.
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Credits
  • Director of photography, Sid Hickox ; film editor, Christian Nyby ; special effects by E. Roy Davidson, Warren E. Lynch ; art director, Carl Jules Weyl ; sound by Robert B. Lee ; set decorations by Fred M. MacLean ; wardrobe by Leah Rhodes ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein ; music by Max Steiner.
Performers
  • Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone, Peggy Knudsen, Regis Toomey, Charles Waldron, Charles D. Brown, Bob Steele, Elisha Cook, Jr., Louis Jean Heydt.
Subjects
Genre
  • DVD-Video discs.
  • Detective and mystery films.
  • Feature films.
  • Film noir.
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Crime films.
  • Gangster films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  • Mystery Feature.
  • Thriller Feature.
  • Film noir Feature.
  • Crime Feature.
Summary
  • Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.
Contents
  • Side A: 1946 theatrical version
  • Side B: 1945 pre release version.
Other information
  • From the novel by Raymond Chandler.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Bogie & Bacall the signature collection.
  • Special features: Side A & B. Cast & crew filmographies; "'The big sleep': 1945/1946 comparisons" documentary with UCLA archivist Robert Gitt analyzing differences between versions; Behind the scenes; Theatrical trailer. Side B. 1945 pre release version containing an additional 18 minutes which were reshot or deleted.
  • Not rated.
  • Language: In English dialogue with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Publisher's number
  • 67681 Warner Home Video
  • 67688 Warner Home Video (set)
ISBN
  • 1419817647
  • 9781419817649
  • 141981771X (set)
  • 9781419817717 (set)
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 012569676817
  • UPC: 012569793361
  • UPC: 012569676886
  • OCLC: 70662384
  • OCLC: 70662384