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Thrillers (Motion pictures)
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|Named Person:||Richard Wormser; Richard Wormser|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lewis Allen; Frank P Rosenberg; W R Burnett; James R Webb; Edward G Robinson; Nina Foch; Hugh Marlowe; Jayne Mansfield; Jack J Gross; Don Siegel; Geoffrey Homes; Gerald Drayson Adams; Robert Mitchum; Jane Greer; William Bendix; Patric Knowles; Ramon Novarro; Don Alvarado; John Qualen; Max Steiner; Leigh Harline; Richard Wormser; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Turner Entertainment Co.; RKO Radio Pictures.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
|ISBN:||1419851233 9781419851230 1419856596 9781419856594|
|Language Note:||English dialogue with optional French subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and the hearing impaired.|
|Notes:||The big steal based on the Saturday Evening Post story "The road to Carmichael's" by Richard Wormser.
Illegal originally released as a motion picture in 1955; The big steal originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Special features: Commentaries by Nina Foch and film historian Patricia King Hanson on 'Illegal' and film historian Richard B. Jewell on 'The big steal;' vintage "Behind the cameras" segment with Edward G. Robinson from the 'Warner Bros. presents' TV series; new featurettes: "Illegal: marked for life" and "The big steal: look behind you;" theatrical trailers.
|Credits:||Illegal: Music, Max Steiner ; director of photography, J. Peverell Marley ; editor, Thomas Reilly.
The big steal: Director of photography, Harry J. Wild ; editor, Samuel E. Beetley ; music, Leigh Harline.
|Performer(s):||Illegal cast: Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe, Jayne Mansfield, Henry Kulky, DeForest Kelly.
The big steal cast: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, William Bendix, Patric Knowles, Ramon Novarro, Don Alvarado, John Qualen.
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (160 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.|
|Contents:||Illegal (88 min. ; 1955) --
The big steal (72 min. ; 1949).
|Series Title:||Film noir classic collection, v. 4.; Film noir classic collection double feature.|
|Other Titles:||Big steal.
Film noir classic collection.
|Responsibility:||Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Frank P. Rosenberg ; screenplay by W.R. Burnett and James R. Webb ; directed by Lewis Allen. The big steal / Turner Entertainment Co. ; RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; produced by Jack J. Gross ; screenplay by Geoffrey Homes & Gerald Drayson Adams ; directed by Don Siegel.|
The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidentally meet in Vera Cruz while chasing flim-flam man Fiske. Soon the local Inspector General (El Gato) is involved. Fiske races across Mexico, pursued by Jane and Duke, trailed by the real Capt. Blake. The crafty Inspector General is waiting for them in Tihuacan but they all give him the slip.
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