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Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema VI (Singapore / Johnny Stool Pigeon / The Raging Tide)

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Genres: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Starring: Shelley Winters, John McIntire, Howard Duff, Richard Conte, Stephen McNally, Dan Duryea
Director: George Sherman, William Castle
Plot Synopsis:

Singapore (1947)

Description: In prewar Singapore, Matt Gordon meets and falls in love with Linda Grahame. But, during the Japanese attack and invasion, he loses contact with her. Five years later he returns to Singapore to recover some stolen pearls and accidentally meets Linda, who is suffering from amnesia and does not remember the years before the war, and is married to an Englishman she met while interned in a Japanese prison camp. Starring Fred MacMurray, Ava Gardner, Roland Culver, Spring Byington & Thomas Gomez – Directed by John Brahm (The Lodger).

Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949)

Description: In San Francisco, during the 1940s, US Treasury agents interrupt an illicit exchange between a sailor and a drug dealer. During the shootout, the sailor is killed but the drug dealer escapes. Later on,the agents pick up the trail of the fugitive drug dealer but arrive at his apartment too late. The dealer lays dead, permanently silenced by a hired hit-man. The only thing the agents have is an address book found on the dead drug dealer's body. Among the clues there is one that seems to be promising: the address of a shady Canadian trading company based in Vancouver. Treasury agent George Morton decides to visit a convict in Alcatraz and solicit his help in infiltrating the underworld. Morton knows that convincing the imprisoned criminal Johnny Evans to become a stool pigeon for the Feds won't be easy. But Evans is Morton's only hope to infiltrate the underworld and crack the case. Starring Howard Duff, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Tony Curtis, John McIntire & Leif Erickson – Directed by William Castle (The Tingler).

The Raging Tide (1951)

Description: A San Francisco hood is rubbed out by rival Bruno Felkin, who himself reports the crime to Homicide Lieut. Kelsey in an alibi scheme which fails. To escape, he stows away on a fishing boat. At sea, skipper Hamil Linder receives Bruno kindly, teaching him fishing; Bruno enlists Hamil's wayward son Carl to tend his slot machines. Then Carl takes an interest in Bruno's girl Connie. Climax in a storm at sea. Starring Shelley Winters, Richard Conte, Stephen McNally, Charles Bickford, Alex Nicol & John McIntire – Directed by George Sherman (The Sleeping City).

  • Release Details
    Release Date: Pending
    MPAA Rating: Not Rated
    Movie Release Year: 1951
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Kino Lorber
  • Technical Specs
    Specs:3 x Blu-ray Discs
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p AVC/MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.37:1
    Audio Formats:English: DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
    Subtitles/Captions:English SDH