Ultimate Gangsters Collection: Classic Blu-ray
SKU ID #442922
- Technical Specs
- Format: Blu-ray - Boxed Set
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 5
- Run Time: 357 Minutes
- Region: A
- Studio: Turner Classic Movie
- Blu-Ray Release Date: May 21, 2013
This collection includes a feature-length documentary Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster Drama which explores the invention and development of the crime genre and the rise of Warner stars like Cagney, Bogart and Robinson. Also discussed are directors such as Walsh, Wellman and Curtiz. It cover the films themselves and the influence they had on filmmakers all over the world and celebrates the impact that Warner Bros. had in establishing the gangster film.
32 page booklet with images and additional information about each film.
"Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" Cagney's Cody Jarrett - a psychotic thug devoted to his tough-as-nails mother - is the searing centerpiece of this blazing, fast-paced thriller.
The Public Enemy
A taut, realistic time capsule of the Prohibition Era, showcasing James Cagney's powerhouse breakthrough as a streetwise tough guy who rises high in the bootleg racket.
Loosely based on Al Capone! Edward G. Robinson rocketed to stardom as a pugnacious hoodlum who murderously rises to the top ranks of the underworld.
The Petrified Forest
Bogart's breakout role! A rundown diner baking in the Arizona desert heat marks the spot where a fugitive killer (Bogart) sweats out a manhunt, holding a disillusioned writer (Leslie Howard), a dreamy waitress (Bette Davis) and others hostage.