Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1

Overview

This package offers five features from the seamy, hard-boiled world of film noir. First on the bill is The Case Against Brooklyn (1958), with Darren McGavin as a cop who goes undercover to break up an illegal gambling ring. Next on the bill is the courtroom drama Criminal Lawyer (1951), with Pat O'Brien as a crooked attorney battling alcoholism. Nathan Juran's The Crooked Web (1955) stars Frank Lovejoy as an American G.I. hunted down for extradition to Europe after he accidentally kills a man in Germany. 1957's ...
See more details below
Other sellers (DVD)
  • All (6) from $39.07   
  • New (4) from $39.07   
  • Used (2) from $59.73   

More About This Product

Overview

This package offers five features from the seamy, hard-boiled world of film noir. First on the bill is The Case Against Brooklyn (1958), with Darren McGavin as a cop who goes undercover to break up an illegal gambling ring. Next on the bill is the courtroom drama Criminal Lawyer (1951), with Pat O'Brien as a crooked attorney battling alcoholism. Nathan Juran's The Crooked Web (1955) stars Frank Lovejoy as an American G.I. hunted down for extradition to Europe after he accidentally kills a man in Germany. 1957's Escape from San Quentin stars Johnny Desmond as an ex-con who escapes from prison and begins an affair with his sister-in-law. Finally, 1957's The Shadow on the Window features Leave it to Beaver star Jerry Mathers as a little boy who witnesses three criminals commit a homicide and abduct his mother.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/4/2012
  • UPC: 043396415409
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures Home
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 68,838

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: The Case Against Brooklyn
1. Chapter 1 [10:00]
2. Chapter 2 [10:00]
3. Chapter 3 [9:59]
4. Chapter 4 [10:00]
5. Chapter 5 [10:00]
6. Chapter 6 [10:00]
7. Chapter 7 [9:59]
8. Chapter 8 [10:00]
9. Chapter 9 [:45]
10. Chapter 10 [:00]
Disc #2 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: Criminal Lawyer
1. Chapter 1 [9:59]
2. Chapter 2 [10:00]
3. Chapter 3 [9:59]
4. Chapter 4 [10:00]
5. Chapter 5 [9:59]
6. Chapter 6 [9:59]
7. Chapter 7 [10:00]
8. Chapter 8 [2:38]
9. Chapter 9 [:00]
Disc #3 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: The Crooked Web
1. Chapter 1 [10:14]
2. Chapter 2 [11:02]
3. Chapter 3 [8:05]
4. Chapter 4 [12:00]
5. Chapter 5 [9:21]
6. Chapter 6 [8:32]
7. Chapter 7 [10:38]
8. Chapter 8 [7:03]
Disc #4 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: Escape From San Quentin
1. Chapter 1 [10:00]
2. Chapter 2 [10:00]
3. Chapter 3 [10:00]
4. Chapter 4 [10:00]
5. Chapter 5 [10:00]
6. Chapter 6 [10:00]
7. Chapter 7 [10:00]
8. Chapter 8 [10:00]
9. Chapter 9 [1:13]
Disc #5 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: The Shadow On The Window
1. Chapter 1 [10:00]
2. Chapter 2 [9:59]
3. Chapter 3 [10:00]
4. Chapter 4 [9:59]
5. Chapter 5 [10:00]
6. Chapter 6 [10:00]
7. Chapter 7 [9:59]
8. Chapter 8 [3:15]
9. Chapter 9 [:00]
Read More Show Less

Menu

Disc #1 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: The Case Against Brooklyn
   Chapters
Disc #2 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: Criminal Lawyer
   Chapters
Disc #3 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: The Crooked Web
   Chapters
Disc #4 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: Escape From San Quentin
   Chapters
Disc #5 -- Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1: The Shadow On The Window
   Chapters
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously