Details & Subjects
Additional Authors :
- Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002, film director, film producer, screenwriter.
- Samuels, Lesser, screenwriter.
- Newman, Walter, screenwriter.
- Arthur, Robert, 1925-2008, actor.
- Douglas, Kirk, 1916- actor.
- Sterling, Jan, 1923-2004, actor.
- Paramount Pictures Corporation, production company.
- Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Edition Statement :
Full screen ; Dual-format edition.
Criterion collection ; 396
Publication, Distribution, etc. :
[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, 
Physical Description :
2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
- New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray ; audio commentary by film scholar Neil Sinyard ; "Portrait of a '60% perfect man': Billy Wilder," a 1980 documentary featuring in-depth interviews with Wilder by film critic Michel Ciment ; a 1984 interview with Kirk Douglas ; excerpts from a 1986 appearance by Wilder at the American Film Institute ; audio excerpts from an interview with coscreenwriter Walter Newman ; video afterword by filmmaker Spike Lee ; stills gallery ; trailer; plus essays by film critic Molly Haskell and filmmaker Guy Maddin.