Greatest classic films collection. Murder mysteries

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2009
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Collection includes: The Maltese Falcon (1941); The Big Sleep (1946); Dial M for Murder (1954); and The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946).
Disc 1. Side A: The Maltese falcon / Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; screenplay by John Huston ; directed by John Huston ; (1941 ; 100 min. ; b&w)
Side B: The big sleep / Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture, a Howard Hawks production ; screenplay by William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett & Jules Furthman ; (1946 ; 114 min. ; b&w). Disc 2. Side A: Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for murder / [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; written by Frederick Knott ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; (1955 ; 105 min. ; col.)
Side B: The postman always rings twice / M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Carey Wilson ; screenplay by Harry Ruskin and Niven Busch ; directed by Tay Garnett ; (1946 ; 113 min. ; b&w).

Additional Information
Series Turner classic movies.
Subjects Marlowe, Philip -- (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Criminal behavior -- United States -- Drama.
Spade, Sam (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Statues -- United States -- Drama.
Extortion -- United States -- Drama.
Murder -- United States -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- United States -- Drama.
Trials (Murder) -- United States -- Drama.
Detective and mystery films.
Film noir.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Publisher Burbank, CA :Distributed by Warner Home Video,2009
Other Titles Maltese falcon (Motion picture : 1941)
Big sleep (Motion picture : 1946)
Dial "M" for murder (Motion picture)
Postman always rings twice (Motion picture : 1946)
Maltese falcon.
Big sleep.
Dial "M" for murder.
Postman always rings twice.
Murder mysteries
TCM Turner Classic Movies
Turner Classic Movies Greatest classic films collection.
Contributors Bogart, Humphrey, 1899-1957.
Astor, Mary, 1906-1987.
George, Gladys, 1904-1954.
Lorre, Peter.
MacLane, Barton, 1902-1969.
Patrick, Lee, 1901-1982.
Greenstreet, Sydney.
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014.
Vickers, Martha, 1925-1971.
Malone, Dorothy.
Milland, Ray.
Grace, Princess of Monaco, 1929-1982.
Cummings, Robert, 1908-1990.
Williams, John, 1903-1983.
Turner, Lana, 1921-1995.
Garfield, John.
Kellaway, Cecil, 1891-1973.
Cronyn, Hume.
Ames, Leon, 1902-1993.
Totter, Audrey.
Reed, Alan, 1907-1977.
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971.
Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979.
Huston, John, 1906-1987.
Hawks, Howard, 1896-1977.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Brackett, Leigh.
Furthman, Jules.
Knott, Frederick.
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.
Wilson, Carey, 1889-1962.
Ruskin, Harry, 1894-1969.
Busch, Niven, 1903-1991.
Garnett, Tay.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961. Maltese falcon.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959. Big sleep.
Knott, Frederick. Dial "M" for murder.
Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. Postman always rings twice.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
First National Pictures, Inc.
Turner Classic Movies (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers The Maltese falcon cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane, Lee Patrick, Sydney Greenstrett.
The big sleep cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone.
Dial M for murder cast: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummins, John Williams.
The postman always rings twice cast: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, Audrey Totter, Alan Reed.
Other Contributors The big sleep: Music, Max Steiner.
Dial M for murder: Music composed and conducted by Dimitri Tiomkin.
Audience Not rated (The Maltese falcon ; The big sleep ; The postman always rings twice) [or] MPAA rating: PG (Dial M for murder).
Language English
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned. The Maltese falcon: English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles. The big sleep: English dialogue, English or French subtitles. Dial M for murder: English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles. The postman always rings twice: English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Notes Title from container.
The Maltese falcon is based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett.
The big sleep is based on the novel by Raymond Chandler.
The postman always rings twice is based on the novel by James M. Cain.
The Maltese falcon originally released as a motion picture in 1941 ; The big sleep originally released as a motion picture in 1946 ; Dial M for murder originally released as a motion picture in 1955 ; The postman always rings twice originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Special features: Disc 1, Side A: Commentary by Bogart biographer Eric Lax; Warner Night at the Movies 1941 short subjects gallery: vintage newsreel, Technicolor musical short "The gay Parisian," "Hiawatha's rabbit hunt" classic cartoon, "Meet John Doughboy" classic cartoon; 2 trailers. Side B: "The big sleep comparisons 1945/1946" featurette with UCLA archivist Robert Gitt analyzing differences between the movie's 2 versions; theatrical trailer.
Special features: Disc 2, Side A: "Hitchcock and Dial M" featurette; "3-D: a brief history" featurette; theatrical trailer. Side B: "The John Garfield story" documentary profile; introduction by historian Richard Jewell; behind-the-scenes image gallery; trailers of both 1946 and 1981 versions.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, double-sided.
Description 2 videodiscs (431 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1419879839
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