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Greatest classic films collection. Murder mysteries.
Distributed by Warner Home Video,
Copyright Date:
4 DVDs (431 min.) : sound, black and white, and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Criminal behavior--United States--Drama.
Spade, Sam (Fictitious character)--Drama.
Statues--United States--Drama.
Marlowe, Philip--(Fictitious character)--Drama.
Extortion--United States--Drama.
Murder--United States--Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)--United States--Drama.
Trials (Murder)--United States--Drama.
Detective and mystery films.
Film noir.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Other Authors:
Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957.
Astor, Mary, 1906-1987.
George, Gladys, 1904-1954.
Lorre, Peter.
MacLane, Barton, 1902-1969.
Patrick, Lee, 1906-1982.
Greenstreet, Sydney.
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014.
Vickers, Martha, 1925-1971.
Malone, Dorothy.
Milland, Ray.
Grace, Princess of Monaco, 1929-1982.
Cummings, Robert, 1908-1990.
Williams, John, 1903-1983.
Turner, Lana, 1921-1995.
Garfield, John.
Kellaway, Cecil, 1891-1973.
Cronyn, Hume.
Ames, Leon, 1902-1993.
Totter, Audrey.
Reed, Alan, 1907-1977.
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971.
Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979.
Huston, John, 1906-1987.
Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Brackett, Leigh.
Furthman, Jules.
Knott, Frederick.
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.
Wilson, Carey, 1889-1962.
Ruskin, Harry, 1894-1969.
Busch, Niven, 1903-1991.
Garnett, Tay.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Maltese falcon.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959. Big sleep.
Knott, Frederick. Dial "M" for murder.
Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. Postman always rings twice.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
First National Pictures, Inc.
Turner Classic Movies (Television network)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Other Titles:
Maltese falcon (Motion picture : 1941)
Big sleep (Motion picture : 1946)
Dial "M" for murder (Motion picture)
Postman always rings twice (Motion picture : 1946)
Title from container. The packaging indicates that it contains two double-sided discs, but there are 4 single-sided discs. The Maltese falcon cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane, Lee Patrick, Sydney Greenstrett. The big sleep cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone. Dial M for murder cast: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummins, John Williams. The postman always rings twice cast: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, Audrey Totter, Alan Reed. The Maltese falcon is based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett. The big sleep is based on the novel by Raymond Chandler. The postman always rings twice is based on the novel by James M. Cain. The Maltese falcon originally released as a motion picture and copyrighted in 1941; The big sleep originally released as a motion picture in 1946 and ©2011; Dial M for murder originally released as a motion picture and copyrighted in 1955; The postman always rings twice originally released as a motion picture and copyrighted in 1946. Special features: Commentary by Bogart biographer Eric Lax; Warner Night at the Movies 1941 short subjects gallery: vintage newsreel, Technicolor musical short "The gay Parisian," "Hiawatha's rabbit hunt" classic cartoon, "Meet John Doughboy" classic cartoon; 2 trailers. "The big sleep comparisons 1945/1946" featurette with UCLA archivist Robert Gitt analyzing differences between the movie's 2 versions; theatrical trailer. "Hitchcock and Dial M" featurette; "3-D: a brief history" featurette; theatrical trailer. "The John Garfield story" documentary profile; introduction by historian Richard Jewell; behind-the-scenes image gallery; trailers of both 1946 and 1981 versions.
(1946 ; 113 min. ; b&w). The postman always rings twice / M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Carey Wilson ; screenplay by Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch ; directed by Tay Garnett ; (1941 ; 100 min. ; black and white) -- Disc 2: The big sleep / Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture, a Howard Hawks production ; screenplay by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ; (1946 ; 114 min. ; b&w) -- Disc 3. Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for murder / [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; written by Frederick Knott ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; (1955 ; 105 min. ; col.) -- Disc 4: The postman always rings twice / M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Carey Wilson ; screenplay by Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch ; directed by Tay Garnett ; (1946 ; 113 min. ; b&w).
Disc 1: The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder.
Disc 2: The big sleep: L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and ends up wearing out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more.
Disc 3: Dial M for murder: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer.
Disc 4: The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal.
Turner classic movies
GZPE631 -- Pella Public Library (Pella)

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