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Dark Crimes: Film Noir Thrillers (2012, original release: 1942)


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Published: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2012] ©2012
Series: TCM vault collection.
Description:  3 videodiscs (271 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  English

Title from container

Glass key: Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett

Phantom lady: Based on the novel by William Irish

Glass key: Originally released as a motion picture in 1942

Phantom lady: Originally released as a motion picture in 1944

Blue dahlia: Originally released as a motion picture in 1946

Bonus features on The glass key feature film disc include: Introduction; Eddie Muller on Dashiell Hammett's The glass key; Eddie Muller on Lake and Ladd; publicity stills; scene stills; behind-the-scenes photos; movie posters; lobby card set; TCMDb article

Bonus features on the Phantom lady feature film disc include: Eddie Muller on Robert Siodmak; Eddie Muller on Phantom lady; Marsha Hunt on film noir; publicity stills; scene stills; behind-the-scenes photos; movie posters; lobby cards

Bonus features on The blue dahlia feature film disc include: Eddie Muller on Raymond Chandler's The Blue Dahlia; publicity stills; scene stills; behind-the-scenes photos; movie posters; lobby card set

Glass key: Brian Donlevy, Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, Bonita Granville, Richard Denning

Phantom lady: Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis, Thomas Gomez, Aurora, Elisha Cook, Jr., Regis Toomey

Blue dahlia: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva, Doris Dowling

Glass key: "Ed Beaumont ... is the loyal right-hand man of Paul Madvig ... , a slightly corrupt politician who is accused of murder"--Container

Phantom lady: "Carol Richman ... attempts to clear her boss ... of a murder he did not commit"--Container

Blue dahlia: "A WWII veteran ... is accused of killing his unfaithful wife and races against time to find the real murderer with the help of a sympathetic stranger"--Container

Not rated

DVD, NTSC, region 1; full frame 1:33:1; Dolby Digital

Glass key / Phantom lady / Blue dahlia /

Universal ; a Paramount picture ; screen play by Jonathan Latimer ; associate producer, Fred Kohlmar ; directed by Stuart Heisler -- Universal Pictures Company, Inc. ; screen play by Bernard C. Schoenfeld ; associate producer, Joan Harrison ; directed by Robert Siodmak -- Universal ; a Paramount Picture ; a George Marshall production ; written by Raymond Chandler ; produced by John Houseman ; directed by George Marshall

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Detective and mystery films.
Drama films.
Film noir.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
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Additional Credits:
Latimer, Jonathan, 1906-1983, author of screenplay
Kohlmar, Fred, 1905-1969, producer
Heisler, Stuart, 1896-1979, director
Schoenfeld, Bernard C., author of screenplay
Harrison, Joan, 1907-1994, producer
Siodmak, Robert, 1900-1973, director
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959, author of screenplay
Houseman, John, producer
Marshall, George, 1891-1975, producer, director
Donlevy, Brian, actor
Lake, Veronica, actor
Ladd, Alan, actor
Granville, Bonita, 1923-1988, actor
Denning, Richard, 1914-1998, actor
Tone, Franchot, actor
Raines, Ella, 1920-1988, actor
Curtis, Alan, 1909-1953, actor
Gomez, Thomas, 1905-1971, actor
Aurora, actor
Cook, Elisha, Jr., actor
Toomey, Regis, 1898-1991, actor
Bendix, William, 1906-1964, actor
Da Silva, Howard, 1909-1986, actor
Dowling, Doris, 1921-2004, actor
Young, Victor, 1900-1956, composer
Salter, Hans J., composer
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961.
Irish, William, 1903-1968.
Universal Pictures Corporation.
Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)

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