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|Genre/Form:||Action and adventure films
Detective and mystery films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Humphrey Bogart; Mary Astor; Gladys George; Peter Lorre; Barton MacLane; Lee Patrick; Sydney Greenstreet; Victor Sen Yung; Conrad Veidt; Kaaren Verne; Jane Darwell; Frank McHugh; Judith Anderson; Edward G Robinson; Ann Sothern; Donald Crisp; Ralph Bellamy; Allen Jenkins; John Huston; Vincent Sherman; Lloyd Bacon; Leonard Q Ross; Leonard Spigelgass; Richard Edward Connell; Dashiell Hammett; Robert Carson; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Warner Home Video (Firm)
|Language Note:||English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. The Maltese falcon; Across the Pacific; All through the night: In English; subtitles in English, French, and Spanish. Brother Orchid: In English; subtitles in English and French.|
|Notes:||The Maltese falcon based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett.
Across the Pacific from the Saturday Evening Post serial by Robert Carson.
All through the night from a story by Leonard Q. Ross and Leonard Spigelgass.
Brother Orchid based on the Collier's magazine story by Richard Connell.
The Maltese falcon special features: Commentary by Bogart biographer Eric Lax; Warner night at the movies 1941 short subjects gallery; newsreel; technicolor musical short "The gay Parisian"; 2 classic cartoons: "Hiawatha's rabbit hunt" and "Meet John Doughboy"; trailers of this movie and 1941's "Sergeant York."
Across the Pacific special features: Warner Night at the Movies 1942 ; short subjects gallery ; vintage newsreel, patriotic short "Men of the sky" ; classic cartoon "The draft horse" ; theatrical trailers ; new featurette: "Hollywood helps the cause" ; "Breakdowns of 1942: Studio blooper reel."
All through the night special features: Commentary by director Vincent Sherman and Bogart biographer Eric Lax ; Warner Night at the Movies ; 1942 short subjects gallery: vintage newsreel, Joe Doakes comedy short "So you want to give up smoking" ; classic cartoon "Lights fantastic" ; theatrical trailers ; featurette "Call the usual suspects: the craft of the character actor."
Brother Orchid special features: Commentary by Robinson biographer Alan L. Gansberg and Bogart biographer Eric Lax ; Warner night at the movies 1940 short subjects gallery: vintage newsreel, musical short "Henry Busse and his orchestra," classic cartoons "Busy bakers" and "Slap happy pappy," trailers of "Brother Orchid" and 1940's "It all came true."
|Cast:||The Maltese falcon: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane, Lee Patrick, Sydney Greenstreet.
Across the Pacific: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sidney Greenstreet, Victor Sen Yung.
All through the night: Humphrey Bogart, Conrad Veidt, Kaaren Verne, Jane Darwell, Frank McHugh, Peter Lorre, Judith Anderson.
Brother Orchid: Edward G. Robinson, Ann Sothern, Humphrey Bogart, Donald Crisp, Ralph Bellamy, Allen Jenkins.
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (390 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD ; region 1 ; standard presentation ; Dolby Digital mono ; dual layer.|
|Contents:||The Maltese falcon (1941) (100 min.) / directed and screenplay by John Huston --
Across the Pacific (1942) (96 min.) / directed by John Huston ; screenplay by Richard Macaulay --
All through the night (1941) (107 min.) / directed by Vincent Sherman ; screenplay by Leonard Spigelgass and Edwin Gilbert --
Brother Orchid (1940) (87 min.) / directed by Lloyd Bacon / screenplay by Earl Baldwin.
|Other Titles:||Maltese falcon.
Across the Pacific.
All through the night.
|Responsibility:||Warner Bros. Pictures.|
Across the Pacific: Rick Leland, a tough, cynical Army officer, is given a bogus dishonorable discharge and sent undercover to hook up with Japanese sympathizers on the eve of Pearl Harbor.
All through the night: A big shot gambler investigating the murder of his favorite German baker stumbles upon a Nazi plot to blow up an American warship and is framed for murder in this comedy-thriller.
Brother Orchid: Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot.
- Spade, Sam (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
- Private investigators -- United States -- Drama.
- Murder -- Drama.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area -- Drama.
- Undercover operations -- Drama.
- Gamblers -- Drama.
- Nazis -- Drama.
- Gangsters -- Drama.
- Gangs -- Drama.
- Impostors and imposture -- Drama.
- Brothers (Religious) -- Drama.
- Monks -- Drama.
- Monasticism and religious orders -- Drama.
- Monasteries -- Drama.
- Brothers (Religious)
- Impostors and imposture.
- Monasticism and religious orders.
- Private investigators.
- Spade, Sam (Fictitious character)
- Undercover operations.
- Pacific Area.
- United States.