Criterion Collection: Ace in the Hole (1951) BR


Billy Wilder's biting, ahead-of-its-time commentary on the sensationalized nature of the news media stars Kirk Douglas as struggling, unscrupulous Albuquerque reporter Chuck Tatum, who eyes a chance at fame when he breaks the story of a man trapped in a mine.

Teaming with the local sheriff, Tatum schemes to prolong the rescue effort until the story gains national notoriety.

Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Ray Teal also star. AKA: "The Big Carnival." 111 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; audio commentary; featurettes; interviews; photo gallery; theatrical trailer; documentary "Portrait of a '60% Perfect Man': Billy Wilder" (1982); more.

Charles Tatum, a down-on-his-luck reporter, takes a job with a small New Mexico newspaper. The job is pretty boring until he finds a man trapped in an old Indian dwelling. He jumps at the chance to make a name for himself by taking over and prolonging the rescue effort, and feeding stories to major newspapers. He creates a national media sensation and milks it for all it is worth - until things go terribly wrong.
基本資料 Information
Year 年份 1951
Country 國家 USA
Director 導演 Billy Wilder
region 地區碼 A
format 影音格式 Bluray
Subtitles 字幕 英文
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