New Releases: The Dog Days of Noir
For Releases of Aug 21, 2012
New to DVD this week are five film noir selections from 1949 to 1952 that reflect a different shade of black. BORN TO BE BAD (1950) features a never-before-seen alternate ending. A WOMAN’S SECRET (1949) was written by Citizen Kane co-scribe, Herman J. Mankiewicz. SOUTHSIDE 1-1000 (1950) charts the evils of counterfeiting. WALK SOFTLY, STRANGER (1950) reunites The Third Man co-stars, Joseph Cotten and Alida Valli. Finally, THE LAS VEGAS STORY (1952) features Jane Russell, Vincent Price and Victor Mature.
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