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Act of violence,, Turner Entertainment Co. ; MGM presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture. Mystery street / Turner Entertainment Co. ; MGM presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture

Label
Act of violence,
Title
Act of violence,
Statement of responsibility
Turner Entertainment Co. ; MGM presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture. Mystery street / Turner Entertainment Co. ; MGM presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture
Title variation
  • Film noir classic collection
  • Mystery street
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Act of violence: Ex-World War II pilot Frank Enley is a respected contractor and family man. Then his troubled, gimp-legged bombardier shows up with a gun and a score to settle. Perhaps neither man is what he seems to be
  • Mystery street: Vivian is being brushed off by her rich, married boyfriend. To confront him, she hijacks Henry Shanway and his car from Boston to Cape Cod. Once there, she strands Henry. Months later, a skeleton is found on a lonely Cape Cod beach. Using the macabre expertise of Harvard forensic specialist Dr. McAdoo, Lt. Pete Morales must work back from bones to find the victim's identity and killer
Member of
Cataloging source
OSU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Act of violence: produced by William H. Wright ; screenplay by Robert L. Richards ; story by Collier Young ; directed by Fred Zinnemann ; music, Bronislaw Kaper
  • Mystery street: produced by Frank E. Taylor ; screenplay by Sydney Boehm and Richard Brooks ; story by Leonard Spigelgass ; directed by John Sturges
Language note
  • In English with French subtitles
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1995.9.F54
LC item number
A38 2007
PerformerNote
  • Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Mary Astor, Phyllis Thaxter
  • Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Bruce Bennett, Elsa Lanchester, Marshall Thompson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1992
  • 1910-1992
  • 1906-2007
  • 1902-1986
  • 1925-1992
  • 1902-1980
  • 1907-1997
  • 1910-1971
  • 1909-1973
  • 1906-1987
  • 1919-2012
  • 1902-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Taylor, Frank E
  • Boehm, Sydney
  • Brooks, Richard
  • Spigelgass, Leonard
  • Sturges, John
  • Montalbán, Ricardo
  • Forrest, Sally
  • Bennett, Bruce
  • Lanchester, Elsa
  • Thompson, Marshall
  • Kopp, Rudolph
  • Wright, William H.
  • Richards, Robert L
  • Young, Collier
  • Zinnemann, Fred
  • Heflin, Van
  • Ryan, Robert
  • Leigh, Janet
  • Astor, Mary
  • Thaxter, Phyllis
  • Kaper, Bronislaw
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
175
Series statement
Film noir classic collection double feature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Air pilots
  • Bombardiers
  • Carjacking
  • Forensic pathology
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Act of violence,, Turner Entertainment Co. ; MGM presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture. Mystery street / Turner Entertainment Co. ; MGM presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Region 1, full screen (1.33.1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
  • Title from container
  • Act of violence originally released as a motion picture in 1948; Mystery street originally released as a motion picture in 1950
  • Special features: Film historian commentaries by Dr. Drew Casper on 'Act of violence' and Alain Silver and Elizabeth Ward on 'Mystery street; ' new featurettes "Act of violence: dealing with the devil" and "Mystery street: murder at Harvard; " theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act of violence (82 min.) -- Mystery Street (93 min.)
Control code
1256564
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (175 min.)
Isbn
9781419851216
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569797901
  • 085391150206
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 79790
  • 115020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1256564
  • (Sirsi) 1256564
  • (OCoLC)235077134
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Act of violence,, Turner Entertainment Co. ; MGM presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture. Mystery street / Turner Entertainment Co. ; MGM presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture
Publication
Note
  • Region 1, full screen (1.33.1) presentation; Dolby digital mono
  • Title from container
  • Act of violence originally released as a motion picture in 1948; Mystery street originally released as a motion picture in 1950
  • Special features: Film historian commentaries by Dr. Drew Casper on 'Act of violence' and Alain Silver and Elizabeth Ward on 'Mystery street; ' new featurettes "Act of violence: dealing with the devil" and "Mystery street: murder at Harvard; " theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Act of violence (82 min.) -- Mystery Street (93 min.)
Control code
1256564
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (175 min.)
Isbn
9781419851216
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569797901
  • 085391150206
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 79790
  • 115020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1256564
  • (Sirsi) 1256564
  • (OCoLC)235077134
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD

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