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The Resource Greatest gangster films collection, Prohibition era, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording DVD)

Greatest gangster films collection, Prohibition era, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Greatest gangster films collection, Prohibition era
Title
Greatest gangster films collection
Title part
Prohibition era
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures
Title variation
  • Prohibition era
  • TCM Turner classic movies Greatest gangster films collection
Contributor
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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EYP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • The public enemy: story by Kubec Glasmon and John Bright ; screen adaptation by Harvey Thew ; directed by William A Wellman
  • The roaring twenties: screenplay by Jerry Wald, Richard Macauley and Robert Rossen ; from an original story by Mark Hellinger ; directed by Raoul Walsh
  • Little Caesar: novel by W.R. Burnett ; screen adaptation by Francis Edwards Faragoh ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy
  • Smart money: The Vitaphone Corp. ; screen story & dialogue by Kubec Glasmon, John Bright, Lucien Hubbard, Joseph Jackson ; directed by Alfred E. Green
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • English dialogue; subtitles in English, French, or Spanish (except Smart Money)
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
  • The public enemy: James Cagney, Jean Harlow, Edward Woods, Joan Blondell
  • The roaring twenties: James Cagney, Priscilla Lane, Humphrey Bogart, Gladys George, Jeffrey Lynn, Frank McHugh, Paul Kelly
  • Little Caesar: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr
  • Smart money: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1986
  • 1911-1937
  • 1905-1989
  • 1917-1995
  • 1899-1957
  • 1904-1954
  • 1909-1995
  • 1899-1981
  • 1899-1956
  • 1893-1973
  • 1909-2000
  • 1896-1975
  • 1908 January 1-1989
  • 1911-1962
  • 1909-1969
  • 1908-1966
  • 1903-1947
  • 1887-1980
  • 1899-1982
  • 1900-1987
  • 1889-1960
  • 1899-1982
  • 1889-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cagney, James
  • Harlow, Jean
  • Woods, Edward
  • Blondell, Joan
  • Lane, Priscilla
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • George, Gladys
  • Lynn, Jeffrey
  • McHugh, Frank
  • Kelly, Paul
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • Fairbanks, Douglas
  • Wellman, William A.
  • Jackson, Joseph
  • Glasmon, Kubec
  • Bright, John
  • Thew, Harvey
  • Wald, Jerry
  • Macaulay, Richard
  • Rossen, Robert
  • Hellinger, Mark
  • Walsh, Raoul
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Faragoh, Francis Edwards
  • LeRoy, Mervyn
  • Green, Alfred E.
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Hubbard, Lucien
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Vitaphone Corp
Runtime
349
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prohibition
  • Gangsters
  • Gambling
Technique
live action
Label
Greatest gangster films collection, Prohibition era, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Titles from container
  • Little Caesar based in the novel by W.R. Burnett
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1930 (Little Caesar), 1931 (The public enemy and Smart money) and 1939 (The roaring twenties)
  • 2-sided discs
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • The public enemy (84 min.)
  • story by Kubec Glasmon and John Bright ; screen adaptation by Harvey Thew ; directed by William A. Wellman
  • The roaring twenties (106 min.)
  • directed by Raoul Walsh ; screenplay by Jerry Wald, Richard Macauley and Robert Rossen ; from an original story by Mark Hellinger
  • Little Caesar (78 min.)
  • screen adaptation by Francis Edwards Faragoh ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy
  • Smart money (81 min.)
  • screen story & dialogue by Kubic Glasmon ... [et al.] ; directed by Alfred E. Green
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (349 min.)
Isbn
9780780665323
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929156863
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000033008
  • 2000043354
  • 2000043355
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn664678785
  • (OCoLC)664678785
  • 1525488
System details
DVD; standard version; dual-layer format; Dolby digital mono.; NTSC region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Greatest gangster films collection, Prohibition era, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Titles from container
  • Little Caesar based in the novel by W.R. Burnett
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1930 (Little Caesar), 1931 (The public enemy and Smart money) and 1939 (The roaring twenties)
  • 2-sided discs
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • The public enemy (84 min.)
  • story by Kubec Glasmon and John Bright ; screen adaptation by Harvey Thew ; directed by William A. Wellman
  • The roaring twenties (106 min.)
  • directed by Raoul Walsh ; screenplay by Jerry Wald, Richard Macauley and Robert Rossen ; from an original story by Mark Hellinger
  • Little Caesar (78 min.)
  • screen adaptation by Francis Edwards Faragoh ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy
  • Smart money (81 min.)
  • screen story & dialogue by Kubic Glasmon ... [et al.] ; directed by Alfred E. Green
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (349 min.)
Isbn
9780780665323
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929156863
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000033008
  • 2000043354
  • 2000043355
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn664678785
  • (OCoLC)664678785
  • 1525488
System details
DVD; standard version; dual-layer format; Dolby digital mono.; NTSC region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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