Tales from the Prison Yard - 6 Features DVD
Tales from the Prison Yard - 6 FeaturesDVD
First, Los Angeles becomes a "City of Fear" (1959) as authorities race against time to locate an escaped convict in possession of a canister containing a deadly radioactive explosive. Vince Edwards, Patricia Blair, John Archer star. Next, based on the Peter Maas bestseller, "The Valachi Papers" (1972) stars Charles Bronson as real-life mob soldier Joseph Valachi. While detailing his illicit activities from 1929 to 1961 to an FBI agent, Valachi becomes the first wiseguy to violate the Mafia's code of silence, and betrays his associates and "Capo of Capos" Vito Genovese. With Lino Ventura, Jill Ireland, Walter Chiari. AKA: "Cosa Nostra," "Joe Valachi." And, two Navy petty officers are assigned to escort a young sailor convicted of theft to a naval prison, but along the way give him a raucous "going away party," in the often funny, always off-color "The Last Detail" (1973). Jack Nicholson, Otis Young, Randy Quaid star. Two-disc set.