5 film noir killer classics
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.
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|Summary:||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.
|Item Description:||Special features (Disc 6): What is film noir? ; Femme fatale: the film noir dame ; 38 classic film noir trailers ; posters of film noir.|
|Physical Description:||6 videodiscs (540 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Audience:||MPAA rating: Not rated.|