Friday, February 15, 2013

from Bob Levinson -- Free Criterion films

Sent: 2/15/2013 8:23:45 A.M. Pacific Standard Time
Subj: Fwd: Criterion films now available free on Hulu including THE NAKED CITY

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From: Alan R Wald <>
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Date: February 14, 2013 at 9:59 PM
Subject: Criterion films now available free on Hulu including THE NAKED CITY
Criterion films are now available free on Hulu 
Criterion has made high quality versions of many classic films that are superior to the regular releases. 
This is includes the 1948 film The Naked City 
written by my father Malvin Wald  He received a Best Original Oscar Nomination. 
Amid a semi-documentary portrait of New York and its people, Jean Dexter, an attractive blonde model, is murdered in her apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran ... See full summary »


  Jules Dassin
Writing credits
Albert Maltz  ( He just did additional dialogue at the request of the producer, my father never met him- screenplay) & Malvin Wald  (screenplay)

Malvin Wald  (from an  original   story by)
The Criterion DVD has a separate sound track with my father telling stories about the different scenes as they unfold, I don't know if this extra track is available or not on Hulu. 
In 2007,  The Naked City  was selected for preservation in the United States  National Film Registry  by the  Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

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