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While the City Sleeps [DVD]

"Ask mother" says the message scrawled in lipstick at a muder scene by an unknown serial killer who preys on women. It's a sensational story - if it bleeds, it leads - and a news conglomerate offers a big promotion to the high-level company exec who solves the case. So begins the wheeling, dealing and backstabbing of the competing media hotshots as they vie to unmask the so-called Lipstick Killer.

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Summary: "Ask mother" says the message scrawled in lipstick at a muder scene by an unknown serial killer who preys on women. It's a sensational story - if it bleeds, it leads - and a news conglomerate offers a big promotion to the high-level company exec who solves the case. So begins the wheeling, dealing and backstabbing of the competing media hotshots as they vie to unmask the so-called Lipstick Killer.
Title: While the city sleeps [DVD] / an RKO Radio Picture ; Bert Friedlob presents ; screen play by Casey Robinson ; produced by Bert Friedlob ; directed by Fritz Lang.
Publisher Date: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2010.
Subject: Einstein, Charles -- Film adaptations. Serial murder investigation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama. Serial murders -- Drama. Serial murderers -- Drama. Women -- Crimes against -- Drama. Reporters and reporting -- Corrupt practices -- Drama. Crime and the press -- United States -- Drama. Mass media and crime -- Drama. Sensationalism in journalism -- Drama.
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Call Number: DRAMA While
Oclc: 721292344
Upc: 883316270615
Bib Id: 535980

Format: DVD
Summary: "Ask mother" says the message scrawled in lipstick at a muder scene by an unknown serial killer who preys on women. It's a sensational story - if it bleeds, it leads - and a news conglomerate offers a big promotion to the high-level company exec who solves the case. So begins the wheeling, dealing and backstabbing of the competing media hotshots as they vie to unmask the so-called Lipstick Killer.
Title: While the city sleeps [DVD] / an RKO Radio Picture ; Bert Friedlob presents ; screen play by Casey Robinson ; produced by Bert Friedlob ; directed by Fritz Lang.
Edition: Remastered ed.
Publisher, Date: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2010.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Not rated by MPAA.
Series: Archive collection
Series: Archive collection.
Subjects: Einstein, Charles -- Film adaptations.
Subjects: Serial murder investigation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Subjects: Serial murders -- Drama.
Subjects: Serial murderers -- Drama.
Subjects: Women -- Crimes against -- Drama.
Subjects: Reporters and reporting -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Subjects: Crime and the press -- United States -- Drama.
Subjects: Mass media and crime -- Drama.
Subjects: Sensationalism in journalism -- Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Genre: Fiction films.
Genre: Film noir.
Other Author: Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976.
Other Author: Friedlob, Bert E., 1906-1956.
Other Author: Robinson, Casey.
Other Author: Andrews, Dana, 1909-1992.
Other Author: Fleming, Rhonda, 1923-
Other Author: Sanders, George, 1906-1972.
Other Author: Duff, Howard.
Other Author: Mitchell, Thomas, 1892-1962.
Other Author: Price, Vincent, 1911-1993.
Other Author: Forrest, Sally.
Other Author: Barrymore, John, 1932-2004.
Other Author: Craig, James, 1912-1985.
Other Author: Lupino, Ida, 1918-1995.
Other Author: Einstein, Charles. Bloody spur.
Other Author: RKO Radio Pictures.
Other Author: Turner Entertainment Co.
Other Author: Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Other Author: Warner Home Video (Firm)
Notes: Based on the novel The bloody spur by Charles Einstein.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Notes: Director of photography, Ernest Laszlo ; editorial supervision, Gene Fowler, Jr. ; music, Herschel Burke Gilbert.
Notes: Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Howard Duff, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Sally Forrest, John Barrymore, Jr., James Craig, Ida Lupino, Robert Warwick, Mae Marsh, Ralph Peters, Sandy White, Larry Blake, Celia Lovsky, Edward Hinton, Pitt Herbert, Vladimir Sokoloff.
Notes: DVD-R; widescreen format (aspect ratio 16x9, 2:1); Dolby digital mono.
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Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Medium: [DVD]
Call Number: DRAMA While