Illegal
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Green Hills - Adult MovieDVD 791.43 I2912Checked Out

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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
1419851233, 9781419851230, 1419856596 (set), 9781419856594 (set)
UPC
085391150268, 085391150206

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
The big steal based on the Saturday Evening Post story "The road to Carmichael's" by Richard Wormser.
General Note
Illegal originally released as a motion picture in 1955; The big steal originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
General Note
Special features: Commentaries by Nina Foch and film historian Patricia King Hanson on 'Illegal' and film historian Richard B. Jewell on 'The big steal;' vintage "Behind the cameras" segment with Edward G. Robinson from the 'Warner Bros. presents' TV series; new featurettes: "Illegal: marked for life" and "The big steal: look behind you;" theatrical trailers.
Creation/Production Credits
Illegal: Music, Max Steiner.
Participants/Performers
Illegal cast: Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe, Jayne Mansfield.
Participants/Performers
The big steal cast: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, William Bendix, Patric Knowles, Ramon Novarro, Don Alvarado, John Qualen.
Description
Illegal: Ambitious D.A. Victor Scott zealously prosecutes Ed Clary for a woman's murder. But as Clary walks to the electric chair, Scott receives evidence that exonerates the condemned man. Realizing that he's made a terrible mistake he tries to stop the execution, but is too late. Scott resigns as a prosecutor and enters private practice. He draws the attention of mob kingpin Frank Garland. Scott represents one of Garland's stooges on a murder rap and Scott, in a grand display of courtroom theatrics, wins the case. Embroiled in dirty mob politics, the situation becomes intolerable when his former protege is charged with a murder that seems to implicate her as an informant to the Garland mob.
Description
The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidently meet in Vera Cruz while chasing flim-flam man Fiske. Soon the local Inspector General (El Gato) is involved. Fiske races across Mexico, pursued by Jane and Duke, trailed by the real Capt. Blake. The crafty Inspector General is waiting for them in Tihuacan but they all give him the slip.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Language
English dialogue, French subtitles; closed-captioned, English subtitles for the deaf and the hearing impaired.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Mansfield, J., Wormser, R., Steiner, M., Qualen, J., Alvarado, D., Novarro, R., Bendix, W., Greer, J., Mitchum, R., Knowles, P., Marlowe, H., Foch, N., Robinson, E. G., Siegel, D., Adams, G. D., Homes, G., Gross, J. J., Allen, L., Webb, J. R., Burnett, W. R. 1., & Rosenberg, F. P. (2007). Illegal . Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jayne Mansfield et al.. 2007. Illegal. Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jayne Mansfield et al.. Illegal Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mansfield, Jayne, et al. Illegal Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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