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5 film noir killer classics [videorecording]
DVDs DVDs | Questar Entertainment [distributor] | c2004
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD F pt.1-6 DRAMA (NFR))
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD F pt.1-6 DRAMA (NFR) CHECK SHELF


Chicago, IL : Questar Entertainment [distributor], c2004.
6 videodiscs (540 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
Originally released as motion pictures from 1945-1950.
National Film Registry (Detour)
MPAA rating: Not rated.
D.O.A.: On vacation from his clinging girlfriend, a complacent accountant unknowingly swallows a drink spiked with radioactive poison and then spends the last desperate hours of his life trying to find out who killed him -- and why.
Detour: Hitchhiking across the country to reunite with his girlfriend the film's "hero" encounters two sinister characters -- one of them a venomous, blackmailing woman whom he accidentally murders.
Stranger: Orson Welles directs and stars in this thriller about a monstrous Nazi official who's hiding out as a small-town American college professor. A war crimes detective turns up determined to expose him -- even if it means endangering the Nazi's innocent wife.
Scarlet street: Homely, henpecked Chris Cross leads an honorable, if tedious, middle-class life until he falls madly in love with the dangerously seductive young Kitty.
Killer bait: A bickering couple finds a bag of money in the back seat of their car. The husband wants to turn the illicit cash in, but his money-hungry wife has a different idea -- and she'll do anything to realize it.
Disc 1. D.O.A. / director, Rudloph Mate ; producer, Leo C. Popkin ; cast, Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler (1950, 83 min.) -- Disc 2. Detour / director, Edgar G. Ulmer, producer, Leon Fromkees ; cast: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake (1945, 68 min.) -- Disc 3. The Stranger / director, Orson Welles ; producer, S. P. Eagle ; cast: Edward G. Robinson, Orson Welles, Loretta Young, Philip Merivale (1946, 94 min.) -- Disc 4. Scarlet Street / producer, director, Fritz Lang ; cast: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea (1945, 106 min.) -- Disc 5. Killer Bait / director, Byron Haskin ; producer, Hunt Stromberg ; cast: Lizabeth Scott, Don Defore, Dan Duryea (1949, 99 min.) Stromberg ; director, Byron Haskin ; cast: Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea (1949, 99 min.)
Special features (Disc 6): What is film noir? ; Femme fatale: the film noir dame ; 38 classic film noir trailers ; posters of film noir.
Special features (Disc 6): What is film noir? ; Femme fatale: the film noir dame ; 38 classic film noir trailers ; posters of film noir.
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MW, 9-04
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Five film noir killer classics
Killer classics
Scarlet Street.
Killer bait.
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QD3501 Questar Entertainment
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