UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Film Noir 10-Movie Spotlight Collection, containing must have films, that helped define the genre, debuts on November 4, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Film Noir - the dark, suspenseful style of filmmaking from the 1940s and 1950s - left an indelible imprint on the world of cinema as we know it. Whether it was the driven private eye, the flawed hero or the hapless schemer, these artistic films and unforgettable characters came to define a genre laced with murder, jealousy, intrigue, corruption, forbidden romance and double-crosses. The Film Noir: 10-Movie Spotlight Collection showcases a selection of defining movies including Double Indemnity, Touch of Evil, This Gun for Hire, Criss Cross, The Killers and more. Starring Hollywood legends such as Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Veronica Lake, Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner, these classic films represent one of the most intriguing eras in cinema history.
With the works of Academy Award-winning directors Billy Wilder and Orson Welles, this timeless collection will entertain classic film fans and introduce a whole new generation to the iconic film noir style of filmmaking.
The Film Noir: 10-Movie Spotlight Collection includes:
- This Gun for Hire (1942)
- The Glass Key (1942)
- Double Indemnity (1944)
- Phantom Lady (1944)
- The Blue Dahlia (1946)
- Black Angel (1946)
- The Killers (1946)
- The Big Clock (1948)
- Criss Cross (1948)
- Touch of Evil (1958)*
*1998 Reconstructed Version
- Feature Commentaries
- Retrospective Documentaries
- Original Theatrical Trailers
- And More!
Street Date: November 4, 2014
Copyright: 2014 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Number: 61132171 / 61132215 (CDN)
Running Time: Various
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame / Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: Not Rated / PG-13
Technical Info: Various
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