Film noir collection 10 classic films.

Format: DVD 2012
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"Whirlpool" (98 min.) : A woman secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of a murder with no memory of how she got there and seemingly no way to prove her innocence.
"Shock" (70 min.): A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitorium by the man whom she witnessed commit a murder.
"They made me a criminal" (92 min.): A boxer flees believing he has committed a murder while he was drunk.
"Quicksand" (79 min.): After borrowing twenty dollars from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control.
"Port of New York" (82 min.): Two narcotics agents go after a gang of murderous drug dealers who use ships docking at the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband.
"DOA" (83 min.): Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why.
"Scarlet Street" (103 min.): When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of some of the fortune she thinks he has.
"Impact" (111 min.): No-nonsense San Francisco industrial whiz Walter Williams's two-timing wife and her lover plot to do her husband in, but Williams survives the attack and the lover is burned beyond recognition while driving Williams's car.
"Beat the devil" (89 min.): On their way to Africa are a group of rogues who hope to get rich there, and a seemingly innocent British couple. They meet and things happen...
"The stranger (95 min.): An investigator from the War Crime Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.
Disc 1: Whirlpool
They made me a criminal
Port of New York
Disc 2: DOA
Scarlet Street
Beat the devil
The stranger.

Additional Information
Subjects Criminals -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Corruption -- Drama.
Police -- Drama.
Gangsters -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Film noir.
Police films.
Gangster films.
Legal films.
Detective and mystery films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Publisher Eugene, OR :Timeless Media Group,2012
Other Titles Whirlpool
They made me a criminal
Port of New York
Scarlet Street
Beat the devil
Contributors Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957.
Garfield, John.
Lorre, Peter.
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973.
Timeless Media Group.
Participants/Performers "Whirlpool": Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford.
"Shock": Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Lattimore.
"They made me a criminal": John Garfield, Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan, Leo Gorcey.
"Quicksand": Mickey Rooney, Jeanne Cagney, Peter Lorre.
"Port of New York": Yul Brynner, K.T. Stevens, Scott Brady.
"DOA": Edmond O'Brien, Beverly Garland, Neville Brand.
"Scarlet Street": Edward G. Robinson, Dan Duryea, Joan Bennett.
"Impact": Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines, Charles Coburn.
"Beat the devil": Humphrey Bogart, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Jennifer Jones.
"The stranger": Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Orson Welles.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Language English
Notes Features: Full screen presentation. Interactive menus. Chapter selections.
Originally released as motion pictures in 1945-1956.
Title from container.
System Details DVDs, Dolby digital mono. Full screen.
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 905 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0741136805
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