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Unif Title Postman always rings twice (Motion picture : 1946)
Title The postman always rings twice [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Carey Wilson ; screen play by Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch ; directed by Tay Garnett.
Publication [United States] : Turner Home Entertainment, [2004]
Distribution Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video Inc.
Copyright date ©2004
Description 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono Dolby
video file
Call # DVD
System Req DVD; Dolby digital; mono.
Cast Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, Audrey Totter, Alan Reed.
Credits Director of photography, Sidney Wagner ; editor, George White ; music, George Bassman.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
Standard version, presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition.
Special features include documentary profile The John Garfield story, introduction by film historian and author Richard Jewell, theatrical trailers of the original and the 1981 remake, and behind-the-scenes image gallery.
Summary Steamy tale of a drifter offered a job at a roadside diner by the owner, an easy-going older man. When the drifter and the owner's voluptuous wife fall in love, they plot to kill her husband and run away together.
Audience Not rated by MPAA.
Note English and French soundtracks ; optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977 -- Film adaptations.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Crimes of passion -- Drama.
Love -- Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Addl. Author Garnett, Tay.
Wilson, Carey, 1889-1962.
Ruskin, Harry, 1894-1969.
Busch, Niven, 1903-1991.
Turner, Lana, 1921-1995.
Garfield, John, 1930-
Kellaway, Cecil, 1891-1973.
Cronyn, Hume.
Ames, Leon, 1902-1993.
Totter, Audrey.
Reed, Alan, 1907-1977.
Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. Postman always rings twice.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Addl. Title John Garfield story.
ISBN 0790785897
Standard # 012569585829

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