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The Postman Always Rings Twice [DVD]

Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one.

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1946

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0790785897


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Summary: Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one.
Title: The postman always rings twice [DVD] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a novel by James M. Cain ; produced by Carey Wilson ; screen play by Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch ; directed by Tay Garnett.
Publisher Date: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2004, 1946.
Subject: Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977 -- Film and video adaptations. Man-woman relationships -- Drama Crimes of passion -- Drama. Love -- Drama
Isbn: 0790785897 9780790785899
Current Holds: 1
System Items Available: 0
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Pos
Oclc: 54060256
Upc: 012569585829
Bib Id: 277367

Format: DVD
Uniform Title: Postman always rings twice (Motion picture : 1946)
Summary: Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one.
Title: The postman always rings twice [DVD] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a novel by James M. Cain ; produced by Carey Wilson ; screen play by Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch ; directed by Tay Garnett.
Publisher, Date: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2004, 1946.
Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: MPAA Rating: Not rated.
Subjects: Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977 -- Film and video adaptations.
Subjects: Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Subjects: Crimes of passion -- Drama.
Subjects: Love -- Drama
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film noir
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Wilson, Carey, 1889-1962
Other Author: Ruskin, Harry, 1894-1969
Other Author: Busch, Niven, 1903-1991
Other Author: Garnett, Tay
Other Author: Turner, Lana, 1921-1995
Other Author: Garfield, John
Other Author: Kellaway, Cecil, 1891-1973
Other Author: Cronyn, Hume
Other Author: Ames, Leon, 1902-1993
Other Author: Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. Postman always rings twice
Other Author: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Other Author: Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other Author: Warner Home Video (Firm)
Notes: Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Notes: Special features include: Introduction by Richard Jewell [film historian and author]; The John Garfield story (58 min.); Behind-the-scenes image gallery [slide show]; Theatrical trailer-1946 (3 min.); Theatrical trailer-1981 remake (3 min.).
Notes: Director of photography, Sidney Wagner ; film editor, George White ; musical score, George Bassman.
Notes: Lana Turner (Cora Smith), John Garfield (Frank Chambers), Cecil Kellaway (Nick Smith), Hume Cronyn (Arthur Keats), Leon Ames (Kyle Sackett), Audrey Totter (Madge Gorland), Alan Reed (Ezra Liam Kennedy).
Notes: DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital mono, original theatrical presentation aspect ratio, 1.33:1.
Notes: English and French soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish ; closed-captioned.
ISBN: 0790785897
ISBN: 9780790785899
Publisher Number: 65858
Requests: 1
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Pos
Medium: [DVD]