The Black Dahlia

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Universal City, Calif : Universal Pictures, c2006.
Widescreen format.
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1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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General Note
Based on the novel by James Ellroy.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
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Special features included.
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Universal Pictures in association with Millennium Films present a Signature Pictures Production for Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG III and Nu Image Entertainment GMBH ; produced by Art Linson ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Josh Friedman ; directed by Brian De Palma.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Vilmos Zsigmond ; editor, Bill Pankow ; music, Mark Isham ; costume desiger, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, Dante Ferretti.
Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis.
Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police departmen. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel.
System Details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.; region 1.
Spoundtrack in English, Spanish or French; subtitles in English, French or Spanish.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

De Palma, B., Ellroy, J., Hartnett, J., Friedman, J., Swank, H., Eckhart, A., & Johansson, S. (2006). The Black Dahlia (Widescreen format.). Universal Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brian. De Palma et al.. 2006. The Black Dahlia. Universal City, Calif: Universal Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brian. De Palma et al.. The Black Dahlia Universal City, Calif: Universal Pictures, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

De Palma, Brian., et al. The Black Dahlia Widescreen format., Universal Pictures, 2006.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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