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Title Public enemy [(DVD) videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; [story] by Kubec Glasmon and John Bright ; directed by William A. Wellman ; screen adaptation by Harvey Thew.

Edition Standard version.
Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F PUB    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Warner Bros. Pictures gangsters.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Language In English; with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Cast James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell, Donald Cook, Leslie Fenton, Beryl Mercer, Robert O'Connor, Murray Kinnell.
Credits Photography by Dev Jennings ; edited by Edw[ard] M. McDermott.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
"Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition"--Container.
Dual-layer format.
Special features: optional audio commentary by film historian Robert Sklar; new featurette "Beer and blood : enemies of 'The public'" (produced in association with Taylor Made Entertainment ; Turner Entertainment Co. ; 2005, 20 min.); 1954 re-release foreword (1 min.).
Includes "Warner night at the movies, 1931" (24 min.): introduction by Leonard Maltin (3 min.); theatrical trailer for "Blonde Crazy" (2 min.); Hearst Metronome News newsreel (2 min.); comedy short "The eyes have it" (directed by Alf Goulding ; photographed by E.B. DuPar ; with Edgar Bergen, Christina Graver ; Vitaphone Corp. ; 1931, 10 min.); Merrie Melodies cartoon short "Smile, darn ya, smile" (Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. and the Vitaphone Corp. present ; a Hugh Harman-Rudolf Ising production ; Leon Schlesinger, producer ; drawn by Isadore Freleng & Max Maxwell ; musical score and direction, Frank Marsales ; 1931, 7 min.).
Audience Not rated by the MPAA.
Summary Classic gangster film tells the story of two brothers, one an honorable war veteran, the other a high-class gangster that sold alcohol during the prohibition.
Subject Organized crime -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Gangsters -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Wellman, William A., 1896-1975.
Cagney, James, 1899-1986.
Harlow, Jean, 1911-1937.
Woods, Edward, 1905-1989.
Blondell, Joan.
Cook, Donald, 1901-1961.
Fenton, Leslie, 1903-1978.
Mercer, Beryl, 1882-1939.
O'Connor, Robert Emmet, 1885-1962.
Kinnell, Murray, 1889-1954.
Sklar, Robert.
Maltin, Leonard.
Goulding, Alfred.
Bergen, Edgar, 1903-1978.
Graver, Christina.
Freleng, Friz, 1905-1995.
Maxwell, Max.
Marsales, Frank.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Vitaphone Corp.
Taylor Made Entertainment.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Public enemy (Motion picture)
Beer and blood : enemies of the public.
Warner night at the movies, 1931.
Eyes have it.
Smile, darn ya, smile.
ISBN 0790792249
Standard No. 012569690622
Music No. 66906 Warner Home Video
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