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99 River Street

99 River Street

Director: Phil Karlson
Year: 1953

In this classic film noir, a down-on-his-luck former boxing contender (John Payne, The Crooked Way, Hidden Fear), turned cab driver has to hide from the police when he’s accused of murdering his badgering wife when her lifeless body turns up in the back of his cab.

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Big House, U.S.A.

Big House, U.S.A.

Director: Howard W. Koch
Year: 1955

Newly Re-mastered in HD! Broderick Crawford (Down Three Dark Streets), Ralph Meeker (Kiss Me Deadly), Charles Bronson (Mr. Majestyk), Lon Chaney, Jr. (The Black Sleep) and William Talman (The Hitch-Hiker) star in this tough and realistic crime drama about a gang of ruthless convicts who execute a successful prison break to secure a $200,000 loot hidden in Colorado's Royal Gorge National Park.

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Boomerang

Boomerang

Director: Elia Kazan
Year: 1947

Eli Kazan (On the Waterfront) garnered critical acclaim for this suspenseful drama based on true events. When a priest is gunned down, the local police chief (Lee J. Cobb) undertakes a massive manhunt, eventually arriving at two suspects. One denies the crime and the other confesses. Gripping entertainment from start to finish, the all-star cast includes Dana Andrews.

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British Noir: Five Film Collection

British Noir: Five Film Collection

Director: David MacDonald, Carl Lamac, Ralph Thomas, Roy Ward Baker, Ronald Neame
Year: 1943

While the film noir movement may seem like a distinctly American phenomenon, British studios embarked on their own shadowy thrillers, laced with postwar cynicism. This five-DVD collection assembles some of the lesser-known Brit noir titles from the Rank Studios, featuring such major talents as actors James Mason, Trevor Howard, and John Mills; and directors Ronald Neame and Roy Ward Baker.

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A Bullet for Joey

A Bullet for Joey

Director: Lewis Allen
Year: 1955

Mastered in HD! Edward G. Robinson (Scarlet Street) and George Raft (They Drive by Night) star in this espionage thriller that pulls out all the stops for excitement and edge-of-your-seat suspense.

 

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The Captive City

The Captive City

Director: Robert Wise
Year: 1952

One of several early-1950s films to capitalize on the Kefauver Committee's investigation of organized crime, The Captive City stars John Forsythe (The Trouble with Harry, Topaz) as crusading editor Jim Austin.

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The Chase

The Chase

Director: Arthur D. Ripley
Year: 1946

The noir genre is known for its labyrinthine plots, but Arthur Ripley's The Chase (1946) takes the "wrong man" premise to unexpected extremes. Robert Cummings (Saboteur) stars as Chuck Scott, a down-on-his-luck veteran who lands a job as a chauffeur to a sadistic millionaire (Steve Cochran) and his reptilian bodyguard (Peter Lorre).

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Contraband

Contraband

Director: Michael Powell
Year: 1940

An excellent spy story from the sterling team of Powell and Pressburger. Danish freighter captain Conrad Veidt is detained in wartime Contraband Control, then must trail temptress Valerie Hobson through the demi-monde of a blacked out London.

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Cover Up

Cover Up

Director: Alfred E. Green
Year: 1949

Sam Donovan (Dennis O'Keefe) is an insurance investigator sent to a small Midwest town, to find out whether the death of one of its policyholders was a suicide or murder. Sam is convinced that he was murdered but the entire town, led by the sheriff (William Bendix), is not talking. It's only when local girl Anita (Barbara Britton) breaks her silence does Sam begin to uncover the truth.

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The Crooked Way

The Crooked Way

Director: Robert Florey
Year: 1949

Newly Re-mastered in HD! Everyone wants a piece of Eddie Rice! John Payne (99 River Street, Hidden Fear) plays Eddie Rice, a highly decorated and wounded war veteran who has lost his memory, and is framed for murder.

 

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