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Title The set-up / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; produced by Richard Goldstone ; screenplay by Art Cohn ; directed by Robert Wise.

Published [United States] : Turner Home Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2004]


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Physical description 1 videodisc (72 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
monochrome rdacc
Notes Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March.
Credits Director of photography, Milton Krasner ; musical director, C. Bakaleinikoff ; editor, Roland Gross.
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Special features: commentary by director Robert Wise and Martin Scorsese.
Performers Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter, Wallace Ford.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time.
System notes DVD, region 1, standard version; Dolby Digital mono.
Language notes English dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes Cannes Film Festival, 1949: Best cinematography ; FIPRESCI prize.
Other author Goldstone, Richard, 1912-2007.
Cohn, Art, 1909-1958.
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005.
March, Joseph Moncure.
Ryan, Robert, 1909-1973.
Totter, Audrey.
Tobias, George, 1901-1980.
Baxter, Alan, 1908-1976.
Ford, Wallace, 1898-1966.
Scorsese, Martin.
RKO Radio Pictures.
Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Subject Boxing -- Drama.
Sports -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Feature films.
Sports films.
Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Standard Number 053939674828
ISBN 078064638X
Publisher Number T6748 Warner Home Video