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The Resource Anatomy of a murder, Columbia ; screenplay, Wendell Mayes ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger, (videorecording DVD)

Anatomy of a murder, Columbia ; screenplay, Wendell Mayes ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Anatomy of a murder
Title
Anatomy of a murder
Statement of responsibility
Columbia ; screenplay, Wendell Mayes ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger
Title variation
Otto Preminger's Anatomy of a murder
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom drama, Anatomy of a murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding supporting cast and influential jazz score by Duke Ellington, it is an American movie landmark
Member of
Awards note
  • Named to the National Film Registry in 2012 by the Library of Congress.
  • Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role (James Stewart), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Arthur O'Connell), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (George C. Scott), Best Cinematography - Black & White (Sam Leavitt), Best Film Editing (Louis R. Loeffler), Best Picture (Otto Preminger), Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Wendell Mayes) -- 1960 Academy Awards (U.S.).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Sam Leavitt ; editor, Louis R. Loeffler ; music, Duke Ellington
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
Closed-captioned; English dialogue with English subtitles for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell, Eve Arden, George C. Scott, Kathryn Grant, Joseph N. Welch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1997
  • 1930-2012
  • 1908-1990
  • 1927-1999
  • 1899-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Preminger, Otto
  • Stewart, James
  • Gazzara, Ben
  • Remick, Lee
  • Arden, Eve
  • Scott, George C.
  • Ellington, Duke
Runtime
161
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
600
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Traver, Robert
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Anatomy of a murder, Columbia ; screenplay, Wendell Mayes ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Series numbering from container spine
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Based on the novel by Robert Traver
  • Special features: trailer featuring on-set footage; interview with Otto Preminger's biographer Foster Hirsch; critic Gary Giddins explores Duke Ellington's score in a new interview; a look at the relationship between graphic designer Saul Bass and Preminger with Bass biographer Pat Kirkham; newsreel footage from the set; excerpts from a 1967 episode of Firing line, featuring Preminger in discussion with William F. Buckley Jr.; excerpts from the work in progress Anatomy of "Anatomy"; behind-the-scenes photographs by Life magazine's Gjon Mili; a booklet featuring an essay by critic Nick Pinkerton and a 1959 Life magazine article on real-life lawyer Joseph N. Welch, who plays Judge Weaver in the film
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc one: Anatomy of a murder (161 min.) -- trailer featuring on-set footage. Disc two: interview with Otto Preminger's biographer Foster Hirsch -- critic Gary Giddins explores Duke Ellington's score in a new interview -- a look at the relationship between graphic designer Saul Bass and Preminger with Bass biographer Pat Kirkham -- newsreel footage from the set -- excerpts from a 1967 episode of Firing Line, featuring Preminger in discussion with William F. Buckley Jr. -- excerpts from the work in progress Anatomy of "Anatomy" -- behind-the-scenes photographs by Life magazine's Gjon Mili
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ed., Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (161 min.)
Isbn
9781604655407
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515091510
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2111D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn769783823
  • 580053
  • (OCoLC)769783823
System details
DVD; widescreen 16:9; 1.85:1 aspect ratio; High-Definition digital restoration; PCM Dolby digital mono.; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; NTSC region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Anatomy of a murder, Columbia ; screenplay, Wendell Mayes ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Series numbering from container spine
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Based on the novel by Robert Traver
  • Special features: trailer featuring on-set footage; interview with Otto Preminger's biographer Foster Hirsch; critic Gary Giddins explores Duke Ellington's score in a new interview; a look at the relationship between graphic designer Saul Bass and Preminger with Bass biographer Pat Kirkham; newsreel footage from the set; excerpts from a 1967 episode of Firing line, featuring Preminger in discussion with William F. Buckley Jr.; excerpts from the work in progress Anatomy of "Anatomy"; behind-the-scenes photographs by Life magazine's Gjon Mili; a booklet featuring an essay by critic Nick Pinkerton and a 1959 Life magazine article on real-life lawyer Joseph N. Welch, who plays Judge Weaver in the film
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc one: Anatomy of a murder (161 min.) -- trailer featuring on-set footage. Disc two: interview with Otto Preminger's biographer Foster Hirsch -- critic Gary Giddins explores Duke Ellington's score in a new interview -- a look at the relationship between graphic designer Saul Bass and Preminger with Bass biographer Pat Kirkham -- newsreel footage from the set -- excerpts from a 1967 episode of Firing Line, featuring Preminger in discussion with William F. Buckley Jr. -- excerpts from the work in progress Anatomy of "Anatomy" -- behind-the-scenes photographs by Life magazine's Gjon Mili
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ed., Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (161 min.)
Isbn
9781604655407
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515091510
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2111D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn769783823
  • 580053
  • (OCoLC)769783823
System details
DVD; widescreen 16:9; 1.85:1 aspect ratio; High-Definition digital restoration; PCM Dolby digital mono.; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; NTSC region 1
Video recording format
DVD
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