The set-up
The set-up


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

Physical Description
1 videodisc (72 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
DVD format, region 1, standard version; Dolby Digital mono.
Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Special features: commentary by director Robert Wise and Martin Scorsese.

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. Hightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time.

Reading Level
MPAA rating: Not rated.

Personal Subject
March, Joseph Moncure-Film and video adaptation-Video recordings.

Boxing -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Sports -- Corrupt practices -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Films for the hearing impaired.
General audience films.
DVD videodiscs.

Added Author
Goldstone, Richard, 1912-
Cohn, Art, 1909-1958.
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005.
March, Joseph Moncure
Ryan, Robert Bushnell, 1909-1973.
Totter, Audrey.
Tobias, George, 1901-1980.
Baxter, Alan, 1908-1976.
Ford, Wallace, 1898-1966.
Scorsese, Martin.

Added Corporate Author
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)

Electronic Access
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LibraryCollectionMaterial TypeCall NumberStatus
Springdale BranchDigital Video DiscDigital Video Disc(DVD) Set-up (1949)Due 2/26/20