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Title Columbia Pictures film noir classics. II [(DVD) videorecording].

Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2010.
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Description 5 videodiscs (425 min.) : sound, black and white or color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Collector's choice
Collector's choice (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm))
System Details DVD ; Dolby digital ; widescreen ; region 1 encoding.
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Human desire: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Broderick Crawford, Edgar Buchanan.
Pushover: Fred MacMurray, Philip Carey, Kim Novak, Dorothy Malone.
The brothers Rico: Richard Conte, Dianne Foster, Kathryn Grant, Larry Gates, James Darren, Harry Bellaver.
Nightfall: Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, Anne Bancroft, Jocelyn Brando, James Gregory, Frank Albertson, Rudy Bond.
City of fear: Vince Edwards, John Archer, Patricia Blair, Steven Ritch.
Credits Human desire: director, Fritz Lang ; producer, Lewis J. Rachmil ; screenplay, Alfred Hayes, based on the novel by Émile Zola, La bête humaine.
Pushover: director, Richard Quine ; producer, Jules Schermer ; screenplay, Roy Huggins, adapted from two novels, The Night Watch by Thomas Walsh, and Rafferty by Bill S. Ballinger.
The brothers Rico: director, Phil Karlson ; producer, Lewis J. Rachmil ; screenplay, Lewis Meltzer and Ben Perry, based on a novel by Georges Simenon, Les frères Rico.
Nightfall: director, Jacques Tourneur ; producer, Ted Richmond ; screenplay, Stirling Sillphant, based on the novel Nightfall by David Goodis.
City of fear: director, Irving Lerner ; producer, Leon Chooluck ; screenplay, Steven Ritch, Robert Dillon.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Contents [1] Human desire (1954) -- [2] Pushover (1954) -- [3] The brothers Rico (1957) -- [4] Nightfall (1957) -- City of fear (1959).
Summary Human desire: A Korean War veteran comes back to his job as a railroad engineer, and becomes entangled with a violent co-worker and the man's alluring wife in a web of deception, suspicion, and murder .
Pushover: A cop, staking out the apartment of a bank robber's girlfriend, makes a move on her to get information. But he makes the mistake of really falling for her, testing his loyalties with deadly results.
The brothers Rico: A businessman and husband is contacted by his former organized crime boss, and is drawn back into the danger of the mob, putting his family on the line.
Nightfall: A commercial artist is pursued by the police for a crime he didn't commit, and chased by criminals for money he didn't steal.
City of fear: A convict steals a container from the prison infirmary, thinking it contains cocaine, and escapes, intending to sell the drug for a fortune. However, the powder is really a highly radioactive substance that will kill everyone who is exposed to it.
Note For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Murder -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Detective and mystery plays -- Videodiscs.
Criminals -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Criminal investigation -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Gangsters -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Fugitives from justice -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Radioactive substances -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Adultery -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Film noir.
Crime films.
Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Added Author Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976.
Quine, Richard, 1920-1989.
Karlson, Phil, 1908-1985.
Tourneur, Jacques, 1904-1977.
Lerner, Irving, 1909-1976.
Rachmil, Lewis J., 1908-1984.
Schermer, Jules.
Richmond, Ted, 1910-2013
Chooluck, Leon, 1920-2002.
Hayes, Alfred, 1911-1985.
Huggins, Roy, 1914-2002.
Meltzer, Lewis.
Perry, Ben (Ben L.)
Silliphant, Stirling, 1918-1996.
Ritch, Steven, 1921-1995.
Dillon, Robert.
Ford, Glenn, 1916-2006.
Grahame, Gloria.
Crawford, Broderick, 1911-1986.
Buchanan, Edgar, 1903-1979.
MacMurray, Fred, 1908-1991.
Carey, Philip, 1925-2009.
Novak, Kim.
Malone, Dorothy.
Conte, Richard, 1910-1975.
Foster, Dianne, 1928-
Crosby, Kathryn, 1933-
Gates, Larry, 1915-1996.
Darren, James.
Bellaver, Harry, 1905-1993.
Ray, Aldo.
Keith, Brian, 1921-1997.
Bancroft, Anne, 1931-2005.
Brando, Jocelyn, 1919-2005.
Gregory, James, 1911-2002.
Albertson, Frank, 1909-1964.
Bond, Rudy.
Edwards, Vince, 1928-1996.
Archer, John, 1915-1999.
Blair, Patricia, 1933-2013.
Scorsese, Martin.
Nolan, Christopher, 1970-
Mortimer, Emily.
Columbia Pictures.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Film Foundation.
Added Title Film noir classics. II
Film noir classics 2
Human desire (Motion picture)
Pushover (Motion picture)
Brothers Rico (Motion picture)
Nightfall (Motion picture : 1957)
City of fear (Motion picture : 1959)
Standard No. 043396319646
Music No. 31964 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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