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Title Public enemies : the golden age of the gangster film [videorecording] / written and directed by Constantine Nasr ; produced by Constantine Nasr & Michael Crawford ; New Wave Entertainment.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2008.

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Description 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
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videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Warner Bros. Pictures gangsters collection. Volume 4.
Source Ama 07.2018 PARS
Note Issued as part of a boxed set with the title: Warner Bros. Pictures gangsters collection. Volume 4
Language In English; optional French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Performer Narrator: Alec Baldwin.
Credits Editor, Carl Jordan ; camera, Adam Rehmeier, Paul Bernard.
System Details DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital stereo., dual-layer.
Note Special features: Mob of classic gangster-themed Merrie Melodies and Looney Tunes cartoons: "I like mountain music," "She was an acrobat's daughter," "Racketeer rabbit" and "Bugs and thugs."
Summary As popular as the classic gangster movies were in their heyday, they still hold power over their audiences today. Explore the invention and development of the crime genre from the turn of the century to the silent era to the rise of the great Warner Bros. stars and directors. The films themselves and the influence they had on filmmakers all over the world and the artistic merit these defining classic films still warrant. Learn about the effect of Prohibition, Censorship, the Depression and World War II on the rise of criminality in society, and its subsequent reflection seen on-screen.
Subject Gangster films -- History and criticism.
Crime films -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- United States.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States.
Prohibition -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Censorship.
Criminal behavior -- History.
Genre/Form Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Added Author Nasr, Constantine (Constantine Z.)
Crawford, Michael, 1969-
New Wave Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Golden age of the gangster film
ISBN 1419873512 (set)
9781419873515 (set)
Standard No. 883929022854
883929023035 set
Music No. 1000039300 Warner Home Video
3000017760 Warner Home Video
3000017722 Warner Home Video (set)

 
    
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