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In the heat of the night


A homicide expert is asked to help solve the murder of a wealthy businessman in a small town. Bonus features include commentary, documentary, featurettes, and more.

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  • 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • digital optical surround DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
  • digital optical surround DTS HD Master Audio 1.0
  • digital optical Dolby digital 1.0
  • video file Blu-ray region A

Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated.

Other Title: French title : Dans la chaleur de la nui


  • Based on a novel by John Ball.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1967.
  • Special features: Commentary by Norman Jewison, Lee Grant, Rod Steiger and cinematographer Haskell Wexler ; "Turning up the heat: Movie-making in the '60's" featurette ; "The slap heard around the world" featurette ; "Quincy Jones: Breaking new sound" featurette.
  • Music by Quincy Jones ; "In the heat of the night" sung by Ray Charles ; director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; film editor, Hal Ashby.
  • Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert, Beah Richards.
  • Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; Dolby digital 1.0 (Spanish), DTS HD Master Audio 1.0 (French); requires Blu-ray player.
  • 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
  • English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Publisher or Distributor Number: 11040809

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