The Verdict DVD
Based on Israel Zangwill's novel "The Big Bow Mystery," this offbeat suspenser was filmmaker Don Siegel's directorial debut. The story concerns a Scotland Yard detective who is forced to retire when his crime-fighting techniques are deemed old-fashioned. But when he decides to demonstrate his superiority, a young colleague must pay the price for his arrogance. Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Joan Lorring star. 86 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; theatrical trailer.