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Public enemy

Author: William A WellmanJohn BrightHarvey ThewDev JenningsEdw M McDermottAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Turner Entertainment Co. Warner Home Video], [2005, ©1931]
Series: DVD Video.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Tom Powers (Cagney) begins his life of crime at an early age with boyhood companion Matt Doyle (Woods). Powers' eventual rise to a notorious prohibiton gangster is only darkened when a rival gang brutally murders his friend. Powers tries to avenge Doyle's death, but his efforts lead to a chilling and savage conclusion.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Gangster films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William A Wellman; John Bright; Harvey Thew; Dev Jennings; Edw M McDermott; David Mendoza; James Cagney; Jean Harlow; Joan Blondell; Edward Woods; Kubec Glasmon; Turner Entertainment Co.; Warner Home Video (Firm); Warner Bros. Pictures.
ISBN: 0790792249 9780790792248
OCLC Number: 223170621
Language Note: Subtitles available in English, French, Spanish; Close-captioned.
Notes: A videodisc release of the motion picture originally released in 1931 by Warner Bros. and Vitaphone.
Special features : 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 ; New featurette 'Beer and blood : Enemies of the public' ; Commentary by film historian Robert Sklar ; 1954 re-release foreword.
Credits: Director, William A. Wellman ; screenplay, Harvey Thew; story, Kubec Glasmon and John Bright ; photography, Dev Jennings ; editor, Edward M. McDermott ; music, David Mendoza ; art direction, Max Parker.
Performer(s): James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (84 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital.
Series Title: DVD Video.
Other Titles: Vitaphone.
Public enemy (Motion picture)
Eyes have it, The (Short film)
Darn ya, smile (Short film)
Beer and blood : Enemies of the public (Short film)
Responsibility: Turner Entertainment Co. and Warner Home Video ; directed by William A. Wellman.

Abstract:

Tom Powers (Cagney) begins his life of crime at an early age with boyhood companion Matt Doyle (Woods). Powers' eventual rise to a notorious prohibiton gangster is only darkened when a rival gang brutally murders his friend. Powers tries to avenge Doyle's death, but his efforts lead to a chilling and savage conclusion.

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