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Greatest gangster films collection : prohibition era, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording)

Label
Greatest gangster films collection : prohibition era
Title
Greatest gangster films collection
Title remainder
prohibition era
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures
Title variation
Prohibition era
Contributor
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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
Member of
Cataloging source
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
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Audio: English mono.; subtitles: English, French, Spanish (except Smart Money); closed-captioned; English SDH
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
  • 1896-1975
  • 1887-1980
  • 1899-1982
  • 1900-1987
  • 1889-1960
  • 1899-1986
  • 1911-1937
  • 1905-1989
  • 1917-1995
  • 1899-1957
  • 1893-1973
  • 1909-2000
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wellman, William A.
  • Walsh, Raoul
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • LeRoy, Mervyn
  • Green, Alfred E.
  • Cagney, James
  • Harlow, Jean
  • Woods, Edward
  • Lane, Priscilla
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • Fairbanks, Douglas
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Vitaphone Corp
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
349
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prohibition
  • Gangsters
  • Gambling
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Greatest gangster films collection : prohibition era, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The public enemy: Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • The roaring twenties: Originally released as a motion picture in 1939
  • Little Caesar: Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • Smart money: Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Public enemy (84 min.)
  • Roaring twenties (106 min.)
  • Little Caesar (78 min.)
  • Smart money (81 min.)
Control code
ocn664678785
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (349 min.)
Isbn
9780780665323
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 GREATEST ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; SA ; B&W ; CC ; D02 ; YVN1009MW35(LAP)
Other control number
883929156863
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 3000033008
  • 2000043354
  • 2000043355
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 664678785
  • (Sirsi) 664678785
  • (OCoLC)664678785
System details
DVD; standard version; dual-layer format; Dolby digital mono.; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Greatest gangster films collection : prohibition era, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • The public enemy: Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • The roaring twenties: Originally released as a motion picture in 1939
  • Little Caesar: Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • Smart money: Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Public enemy (84 min.)
  • Roaring twenties (106 min.)
  • Little Caesar (78 min.)
  • Smart money (81 min.)
Control code
ocn664678785
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Standard version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (349 min.)
Isbn
9780780665323
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 GREATEST ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; SA ; B&W ; CC ; D02 ; YVN1009MW35(LAP)
Other control number
883929156863
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 3000033008
  • 2000043354
  • 2000043355
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 664678785
  • (Sirsi) 664678785
  • (OCoLC)664678785
System details
DVD; standard version; dual-layer format; Dolby digital mono.; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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