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Bad day at Black Rock

Bad day at Black Rock / Loew\u0027s Incorporated ; Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by Millard Kaufman ; produced by Dore Schary ; directed by John Sturges.
Santa Monica, Calif. : Voyager Co., 1991.

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Additional Authors
  • Sturges, John, 1910-1992.
  • Breslin, Howard, 1912-1979.
  • Schary, Dore.
  • Kaufman, Millard.
  • Mellor, William C., 1903-1963.
  • Previn, André, 1929-2019.
  • Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967.
  • Ryan, Robert, 1909-1973.
  • Francis, Anne, 1930-2011.
  • Jagger, Dean, 1903-1991.
  • Brennan, Walter, 1894-1974.
  • Marvin, Lee.
  • Ericson, John, 1927-
  • Borgnine, Ernest, 1917-2012.
  • Loew\u0027s Incorporated.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
  • Voyager Company.
  • MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color; 12 in.
A one-armed man named John J. MacReedy takes on several bad guys in Black Rock in this modern-day western. The townspeople of Black Rock keep silent because they are too frightened of rancher Reno Smith and his two henchmen.
Series Statement
The Criterion Collection ; 133
Uniform Title
Criterion collection ; 133.
  • LaserDisc [CLV]
  • Based on a story by Howard Breslin.
  • Distributor on screen: MGM/UA Home Video.
  • Videodisc release of the 1954 motion picture.
  • Letterboxed. Stereo-surround sound.
  • Soundtrack on digital tracks and analog track 1. A running commentary by John Sturges is on analog track 2 and can be listened to separately while watching the film.
  • Program notes by Danny Peary and John Sturges on container.
  • Includes: theatrical trailer.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, Newell P. Kimlin ; music, André Previn.
Performer (note)
  • Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger, Walter Brennan, Lee Marvin, John Ericson, Ernest Borgnine.
  • ocm25460195
  • SCSB-3502700
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries