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The Resource In the heat of the night, the Mirisch Corporation presents ; the Norman Jewison-Walter Mirisch production ; United Artists ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)

In the heat of the night, the Mirisch Corporation presents ; the Norman Jewison-Walter Mirisch production ; United Artists ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)

Label
In the heat of the night
Title
In the heat of the night
Statement of responsibility
the Mirisch Corporation presents ; the Norman Jewison-Walter Mirisch production ; United Artists ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Distributor
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Virgil Tibbs is a renowned homicide detective from Philadelphia returning to Mississippi in the sweltering summer to visit his mother, when a rich factory owner is found dead. The industrialist was white, Tibbs is black and in the Deep South at the time, that is enough reason for the local cops to arrest him on suspicion murder. After his identity and credentials are established, the Chief of Police lets Tibbs go and attempts to enlist his help in solving the case. An uneasy and complicated relationship develops between the southern Sheriff and the city slicker. Sidney Poitier stars as the superior sleuth who rediscovers the small town racism he escaped through his education. Rod Steiger is the local sheriff who is forced to examine his own prejudices and repent them
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award, 1968: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Steiger) ; Best Film Editing ; Best Picture ; Best Sound ; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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In the heat of the night (Motion picture)
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Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I516 2008
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert, Beah Richards, Peter Whitney, Kermit Murdock, Larry D. Mann, Matt Clark, Arthur Malet, Fred Stewart, Quentin Dean, Scott Wilson, Anthony James
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  • 1926-
  • 1918-1996
  • 1925-2002
  • 1928-1982
  • 1927-
  • 1915-1996
  • 1932-1972
  • 1922-2016
  • 1916-1972
  • 1922-2014
  • 1936-
  • 1927-2013
  • 1906-1970
  • 1942-
  • 1942-
  • 1933-
  • 1930-2004
  • 1911-1988
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  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Jewison, Norman
  • Mirisch, Walter
  • Silliphant, Stirling
  • Steiger, Rod
  • Oates, Warren
  • Grant, Lee
  • Gates, Larry
  • Patterson, James
  • Schallert, William
  • Richards, Beah E.
  • Whitney, Peter
  • Murdock, Kermit
  • Mann, Larry D.
  • Clark, Matt
  • Malet, Arthur
  • Stewart, Fred
  • Dean, Quentin
  • Wilson, Scott
  • James, Anthony
  • Jones, Quincy
  • Charles, Ray
  • Wexler, Haskell
  • Ashby, Hal
  • Ball, John Dudley
  • Mirisch Corporation
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992- )
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
110
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  • Ball, John Dudley
  • African American detectives
  • Murder
  • Sheriffs
  • Racism
  • Mississippi
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
In the heat of the night, the Mirisch Corporation presents ; the Norman Jewison-Walter Mirisch production ; United Artists ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on a novel by John Ball
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn181596770
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 IN THE HEAT ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A18MD052, #3, 10@14.99, LAP/RT ]
Other control number
027616098610
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 181596770
  • (OCoLC)181596770
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1:85:1); 5.1 Dolby surround, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
In the heat of the night, the Mirisch Corporation presents ; the Norman Jewison-Walter Mirisch production ; United Artists ; screenplay by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Based on a novel by John Ball
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn181596770
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4365 IN THE HEAT ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A18MD052, #3, 10@14.99, LAP/RT ]
Other control number
027616098610
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 181596770
  • (OCoLC)181596770
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1:85:1); 5.1 Dolby surround, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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