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Essential Film Noir Volume 3 - Imprint Films Limited Edition

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LIMITED 4 DISC HARDBOX EDITION WITH UNIQUE ARTWORK ON THE FIRST 1000 COPIES!

Essential Film Noir Collection 3 includes four more acclaimed and much sought after classics including The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946), No Man Of Her Own (1950), The Turning Point (1952) & The Desperate Hours (1955).

Limited 4 Disc Hardbox edition with unique artwork on the first 1000 copies.

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) – Imprint Collection #148

In 1928, young heiress Martha Ivers fails to run off with friend Sam Masterson, and is involved in fatal events. Years later, Sam returns to find Martha the power behind Iverstown and married to “good boy” Walter O’Neil, now district attorney. At first, Sam is more interested in displaced blonde Toni Marachek than in his boyhood friends; but they draw him into a convoluted web of plotting and cross-purposes.

This Film Noir classic is superbly directed by Lewis Milestone with an outstanding performance by Kirk Douglas in his film debut.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • NEW Audio commentary by noir expert and Film Noir Foundation board member Alan K. Rode
  • Barbara Stanwyck: Straight Down the Line – 50min documentary
  • Introduction with Kirk Douglas & Alan Rode
  • NEW Video Essay on Barbara Stanwyck by Kat Ellinger
  • NEW Video Interview on Barbara Stanwyck by Alan Rode
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English subtitles

No Man Of Her Own (1950)  – Imprint Collection #149

A woman is torn between a comfortable lie and the painful truth in this classic Film Noir. Screen legend Barbara Stanwyck assumes another woman’s identity after surviving a train accident in this haunting drama based on a Cornell Woolrich (under the pseudonym, William Irish) novel, I Married a Dead Man. Eventually her past catches up to her when her crooked ex-lover (Lyle Bettger) arrives in town, demanding money to keep her true identity a secret.

Beautifully photographed by legendary cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp (The Big Clock). Directed by Mitchell Leisen (Midnight).

Premiere Blu-ray release worldwide.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • NEW Audio Commentary with Film Historian Drew Casper
  • No Man of Her Own – The Screen Directors Playhouse Radio Drama Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Lyle Bettgar
  • NEW Interview with writer, broadcaster and journalist Barry Forshaw
  • NEW Video Essay on Mitchell Leisen by Kat Ellinger
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.33:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English HOH subtitles

The Turning Point (1952)  – Imprint Collection #150 

Prosecutor John Conroy (Edmond O’Brien) is determined to bring down organized crime in his Midwestern town. He looks to his father, Matt (Tom Tully), a police officer, for help, but Matt refuses. John’s childhood friend Jerry McKibbon (William Holden), an investigative reporter, senses something fishy.

Premier Blu-ray release worldwide.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • NEW Audio commentary by noir expert and Film Noir Foundation board member Alan K. Rode
  • NEW Interview with writer, broadcaster and journalist Barry Forshaw
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English HOH subtitles

The Desperate Hours (1955) – Imprint Collection #151

Director William Wyler’s suspense classic marks the only time cinema giants Humphrey Bogart and Fredric March worked together. And the result is everything you’d expect: taut, terrifying and terrific. Bogart plays an escaped con who has nothing to lose. March is a suburban Everyman who has everything to lose, as his family is held hostage by Bogart. As the desperate hours tick by, the two men square off in a battle of wills and cunning that tightens into an unforgettable, fear-drenched finale.

Premiere Blu-ray release worldwide.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • NEW Audio commentary with Film Historian Kevin Lyons
  • NEW Interview with writer, broadcaster and journalist Barry Forshaw
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English HOH subtitles
  • Release Details
    Release Date: September 9th, 2022
    MPAA Rating: PG
    Movie Release Year: 1955
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Imprint Films
  • Technical Specs
    Length:411 Minutes
    Specs:4 x Blu-ray Discs
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p AVC/MPEG-4
    Audio Formats:English: LPCM 2.0 Mono
    Subtitles/Captions:English SDH