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In the heat of the night

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DVD special edition.


English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, William Schallert.

Publication Information

[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2019]


Title from container.

Based on the novel by John Ball.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1967.

Special features: New 4K digital restoration ; new interviews with director Norman Jewison and actor Lee Grant ; segment from a 2006 American Film Institute interview with actor Sidney Poitier ; new interview with Aram Goudsouzian, author of Sidney Poitier: man, actor, icon ; audio commentary from 2008 featuring Jewison, Grant, actor Rod Steiger, and cinematographer Haskell Wexler ; Turning up the Heat: movie-making in the '60s, a 2008 program about the production of the film and its legacy, featuring Jewison, Wexler, producer Walter Mirsch, and filmmakers John Singleton and Reginald Hudlin ; Quincy Jones: breaking new sound, a 2008 program about Jones's innnovative soundtrack, including the title song sung by Ray Charles, featuring interviews with Jones, lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman, and musician Herbie Hancock ; trailer.

In the Deep South, homicide detective Virgil Tibbs becomes embroiled in a murder investigation. When the bigoted town sheriff gets involved, both he and Tibbs must put aside their differences and join forces in a race against time to discover the shocking truth.

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