The Resource The glass key, Paramount Pictures, Inc

The glass key, Paramount Pictures, Inc

Label
The glass key
Title
The glass key
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures, Inc
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During a campaign for reelection, the crooked politician Paul Madvig decides to clean up his past, refusing the support of the gangster Nick Varna and associates with the respectable reformist politician Ralph Henry. When Ralph's son, Taylor Henry, a gambler and the lover of Paul's sister Opal, is murdered, Paul's right arm, Ed Beaumont, finds his body on the street. Nick uses the financial situation of The Observer to force the publisher Clyde Matthews to use the newspaper to raise the suspicion that Paul Madvig might have killed Taylor
Member of
Cataloging source
KCK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Stuart Heisler ; producer, Fred Kohlmar ; screenplay, Jonathan Latimer
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G5354 2012
PerformerNote
Brian Donlevy, Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, William Bendix, Bonita Granville, Richard Denning, Joseph Calleia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1979
  • 1905-1969
  • 1906-1983
  • 1906-1964
  • 1923-1988
  • 1914-1998
  • 1897-1975
  • 1894-1961
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heisler, Stuart
  • Kohlmar, Fred
  • Latimer, Jonathan
  • Donlevy, Brian.
  • Lake, Veronica.
  • Ladd, Alan.
  • Bendix, William
  • Granville, Bonita
  • Denning, Richard
  • Calleia, Joseph
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • Paramount Pictures, Inc
  • Turner Classic Movies (Firm)
Runtime
85
Series statement
TCM vault collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • Political campaigns
  • Murder
  • Political plays
  • False arrest
  • Murder
  • Political corruption
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The glass key, Paramount Pictures, Inc
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1942
  • Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192139406
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1568225
  • (OCoLC)870338340
  • (OCoLC)ocn870338340
  • 1568225
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; full frame (1.33:1) ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The glass key, Paramount Pictures, Inc
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1942
  • Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192139406
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1568225
  • (OCoLC)870338340
  • (OCoLC)ocn870338340
  • 1568225
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; full frame (1.33:1) ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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