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The Resource In the heat of the night, the Mirisch Corporation ; screenplay by Sterling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)

In the heat of the night, the Mirisch Corporation ; screenplay by Sterling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)

Label
In the heat of the night
Title
In the heat of the night
Statement of responsibility
the Mirisch Corporation ; screenplay by Sterling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A black homicide expert is asked to help solve the murder of a wealthy businessman in a small town
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1967: Best Picture ; Best Actor (Steiger) ; Best Screenplay (Silliphant).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English, French, and Spanish language tracks ; subtitles in English and Spanish
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I5844 2008
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, Beah Richards
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-2002
  • 1928-1982
  • 1927-
  • 1915-1996
  • 1926-
  • 1918-1996
  • 1911-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Steiger, Rod
  • Oates, Warren
  • Grant, Lee
  • Gates, Larry
  • Richards, Beah E
  • Jewison, Norman
  • Silliphant, Stirling
  • Mirisch, Walter
  • Ball, John Dudley
  • Mirisch Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American detectives
  • Racism
  • Sheriffs
  • Murder
  • Mississippi
Technique
live action
Label
In the heat of the night, the Mirisch Corporation ; screenplay by Sterling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by John Ball
  • Videodisc release of the 1967 motion picture
  • Special features: commentary by Norman Jewison, Lee Grant, Rod Steiger and cinematographer Haskell Wexler ; "Turning up the heat: Movie-making in the '60's" featurette ; "The slap heard around the world" featurette ; "Quincy Jones: Breaking new sound" featurette ; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn181596770
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
40th anniversary collector's edition; widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098610
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
109861
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1008005
  • (OCoLC)181596770
System details
  • DVD
  • Region 1 ; widescreen (1:85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby Digital mono ; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
In the heat of the night, the Mirisch Corporation ; screenplay by Sterling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by John Ball
  • Videodisc release of the 1967 motion picture
  • Special features: commentary by Norman Jewison, Lee Grant, Rod Steiger and cinematographer Haskell Wexler ; "Turning up the heat: Movie-making in the '60's" featurette ; "The slap heard around the world" featurette ; "Quincy Jones: Breaking new sound" featurette ; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn181596770
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
40th anniversary collector's edition; widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098610
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
109861
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1008005
  • (OCoLC)181596770
System details
  • DVD
  • Region 1 ; widescreen (1:85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby Digital mono ; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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