The big heat [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures Corporation ; director, Fritz Lang ; producer, Robert Arthur ; screenplay, Sydney Boehm.
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2001.
Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: McGivern, William P. Film and video adaptations.
Organized crime Drama.
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Credits: Photography, Charles Lang ; editor, Charles Nelson ; musical direction, Mischa Bakaleinikoff.
Performers: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby, Lee Marvin, Jeanette Nolan.
Notes: Soundtrack available in English and French. Subtitles available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai ; closed captioned.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953.
Based on the Saturday Evening Post serial by William P. McGivern.
Special features: vintage advertising, theatrical trailers.
Summary: An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration.