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Title Naked City / Universal Pictures Company ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; story by Malvin Wald ; screenplay by Albert Maltz and Malvin Wald ; directed by Jules Dassin.

Publication Info. New York : Criterion Collection, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD NAKED CITY    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD NAKED    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Criterion Collection ; 380
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 380.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
Special features: Audio commentary by Naked City screenwriter Malvin Wald; a new video interview with NYU film professor Dana Polan; an analysis of the film's New York locations by "Celluloid Skyline" author James Sanders; footage of Jules Dassin from his 2004 appearance at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; theatrical trailer; stills gallery.
Credits Cinematography, William Daniels ; editor, Paul Weatherwax ; art director, John F. DeCuir ; original music, Miklós Rózsa, Frank Skinner.
Cast Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor, Frank Conroy, Ted de Corsia, House Jameson, Anne Sargent, Adelaide Klein, Grover Burgess, Tom Pedi, Enid Markey.
Summary Jean Dexter is an attractive blonde model who is murdered in her New York City apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty people who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Awards Academy Awards, USA, 1949: Oscar - Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (William H. Daniels) ; Best Film Editing (Paul Weatherwax).
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Murder victims -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Detective and mystery plays -- New York (State) -- New York.
Criminal investigation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Apartment dwellers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Burglars -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Thieves -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Detective and mystery films.
Film noir.
Added Author Dassin, Jules, 1911-2008.
Hellinger, Mark, 1903-1947.
Wald, Malvin.
Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985.
Fitzgerald, Barry, 1888-1961.
Duff, Howard, 1913-1990.
Hart, Dorothy, 1922-2004.
Taylor, Don, 1920-1998.
Conroy, Frank, 1890-1964.
De Corsia, Ted.
Jameson, House.
Sargent, Anne.
Klein, Adelaide, 1901-1983.
Burgess, Grover, 1892?-1948.
Pedi, Tom, 1913-1996.
Markey, Enid, 1890-1981.
Daniels, William H. (William Hunter), 1956-
Weatherwax, Paul.
Universal Pictures Company.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Jules Dassin's Naked City
ISBN 1934121312
Standard No. 715515022927
Music No. CC1687D Criterion Collection
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