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DVD
Publication Info.
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2010]
Publication Info.
©2010

Details

Edition
Standard version.
Description
2 videodiscs (349 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Turner classic movies.
System Details
DVD; standard version; dual-layer format; Dolby digital mono.; NTSC region 1.
Contents
The public enemy (84 min.) -- The roaring twenties (106 min.) -- Little Caesar (78 min.) -- Smart money (81 min.).
Cast
The public enemy: James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell.
Credits
The public enemy: story by Kubec Glasmon and John Bright ; screen adaptation by Harvey Thew ; directed by William A Wellman.
Summary
The public enemy: A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war--www.imdb.com.
Audience
The public enemy: Not rated.
Note
The public enemy: Includes: Leonard Maltin hosts Warner Night at the movies 1931 with newsreel, comedy short The eyes have it, cartoon Smile, darn ya, smile and theatrical trailers; featurette Beer and blood: enemies of the public; commentary by historian Robert Sklar; 1954 rerelease foreword.
The public enemy: Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Cast
The roaring twenties: James Cagney, Priscilla Lane, Humphrey Bogart, Gladys George, Jeffrey Lynn, Frank McHugh, Paul Kelly.
Credits
The roaring twenties: screenplay by Jerry Wald, Richard Macauley and Robert Rossen ; from an original story by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Raoul Walsh.
Summary
The roaring twenties: After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie's partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere--www.imdb.com.
Audience
The roaring twenties: Not rated.
Note
The roaring twenties: Includes: Leonard Maltin hosts Warner Night at the movies 1939 with newsreel, musical short All girl revue, comedy short The great library misery, cartoon Thugs with dirty mugs and theatrical trailers; featurette The roaring twenties: the world moves on; commentary by historian Lincoln Hurst.
The roaring twenties: Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Cast
Little Caesar: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Credits
Little Caesar: novel by W.R. Burnett ; screen adaptation by Francis Edwards Faragoh ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
Summary
Little Caesar: Rico joins Sam Vettori's gang. He replaces Sam as leader, pushes rival gang leader Arnie Lorch out of town, then goes after the job of next-higher-up Pete Montana. He accepts when "Big Boy" offers him that prize but his sights are set higher still. They are also cast on his best friend Joe's girl Olga--www.imdb.com.
Audience
Little Caesar: Not rated.
Note
Little Caesar: Includes: Leonard Maltin hosts Warner Night at the movies 1930 with newsreel, Spencer Tracy drama short The hard guy, cartoon Lady, play your mandolin! and theatrical trailers; featurette Little Caesar: end of Rico, beginning of the antihero; commentary by historian Richard B. Jewell; 1954 rerelease foreword.
Little Caesar: Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Cast
Smart money: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney.
Credits
Smart money: The Vitaphone Corp. ; screen story & dialogue by Kubec Glasmon, John Bright, Lucien Hubbard, Joseph Jackson ; directed by Alfred E. Green.
Summary
Smart money: Immigrant Greek barber has uncommon skills in playing poker and soon rises in the seedy world of illegal gambling, but pretty blondes remain his Achilles' heel--www.imdb.com.
Audience
Smart money: Not rated.
Note
Smart money: Warner Night at the movies 1931 with newsreel, musical shorts George Jessel and his Russian art choir and The smart set-up, cartoon Big man from the north and theatrical trailer; commentary by historians Alain Silver and James Ursini.
Smart money: Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Language
Audio: English mono.; subtitles: English, French, Spanish (except Smart Money); closed-captioned; English SDH.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Subject
Prohibition -- Drama.
Gangsters -- Drama.
Gambling -- Drama.
Genre/Form
Gangster films.
Added Author
Wellman, William A., 1896-1975.
Glasmon, Kubec.
Bright, John, 1908 January 1-1989.
Thew, Harvey.
Wald, Jerry, 1911-1962.
Macaulay, Richard, 1909-1969.
Rossen, Robert, 1908-1966.
Hellinger, Mark, 1903-1947.
Walsh, Raoul, 1887-1980.
Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982.
Faragoh, Francis Edwards.
LeRoy, Mervyn, 1900-1987.
Hubbard, Lucien, 1889-1971.
Jackson, Joseph.
Green, Alfred E., 1889-1960.
Cagney, James, 1899-1986.
Harlow, Jean, 1911-1937.
Woods, Edward, 1905-1989.
Blondell, Joan.
Lane, Priscilla, 1917-1995.
Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957.
George, Gladys, 1904-1954.
Lynn, Jeffrey, 1909-1995.
McHugh, Frank, 1899-1981.
Kelly, Paul, 1899-1956.
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973.
Fairbanks, Douglas, Jr., 1909-2000.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Vitaphone Corp.
Added Title
Prohibition era
Public enemy.
Roaring twenties.
Little Caesar.
Smart money.
ISBN
0780665325
9780780665323
Standard No.
883929156863
Music No.
3000033008 Warner Home Video
2000043354 Warner Home Video
2000043355 Warner Home Video