Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1

Film Noir Collection, Vol. 1

Director: Fred Sears, Nathan Juran, Paul Wendkos, Seymour Friedman

Cast: Fred Sears, Nathan Juran, Paul Wendkos, Seymour Friedman

     
 
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

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.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/04/2012
UPC:
0043396415409
Rating:
NR
Source:
Sony Pictures Home
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Sales rank:
85,221

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Darren McGavin Pete Harris
Frank Lovejoy Stan Fabian
Johnny Desmond Mike Gilbert
Pat O'Brien James Regan
Philip Carey Tony Atlas
Betty Garrett Linda Atlas
Jane Wyatt Maggie Powell
Maggie Hayes Lil Polombo
Mari Blanchard Joanie Daniel
Merry Anders Robbie
Carl Benton Reid Tucker Bourne
John Drew Barrymore Jess Reber
Richard Denning Frank Daniel
Richard Devon Mike Gilbert
Warren Stevens Rudi Franklin
Corey Allen Gil Ramsby
John Mylong Herr Koenig
Mary Castle Gloria Lydendecker
Peggy McCay Jane Harris
Roy Engel Hap Graham
Harry Lauter Jancoweizc
Robert Shayne Clark Sommers
Tol Avery Michael W. Norris
William Bryant Richie

Technical Credits
Fred Sears Director
Nathan Juran Director
Paul Wendkos Director
Seymour Friedman Director
William Asher Director

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]

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