John Ford: The Columbia Films Collection
The fast-paced crime comedy "The Whole Town's Talking" (1935) concerns a notorious mobster (Edward G. Robinson) who stumbles upon a meek hardware company clerk (Robinson, again) who's his spitting image, and starts exploiting the docile doppelganger as an alibi. Jean Arthur, Wallace Ford co-star. The Britain-filmed "Gideon Of Scotland Yard" (1958) follows a day in the life of a hard-nosed, harried London chief inspector (Jack Hawkins) as he must deal with a rampaging killer and departmental corruption in addition to typical homelife woes. Anna Lee, Anna Massey co-star. "The Last Hurrah" (1958) is a dramatic look at political cronyism in a large Eastern city starring Spencer Tracy stars as a popular mayor who finds himself at odds with the powerful machine as he runs for re-election. With Pat O'Brien, John Carradine. Cynical Old West lawman James Stewart and hard-bitten Cavalry officer Richard Widmark must join forces to rescue a captive settler party from hostile Indians. "Two Rode Together" (1961) co-stars Shirley Jones, Linda Cristal. Five-disc set also includes "The Long Gray Line." 7 1/2 hrs. total. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
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- Cast: Spencer Tracy, Edward G. Robinson, Jack Hawkins, James Stewart, Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Jeffrey Hunter, Richard Widmark, Jean Arthur, Dianne Foster, Cyril Cusack, Arthur Hohl, Shirley Jones, Robert Francis, Linda Cristal, Andrew Ray, Donald Crisp, Pat O'Brien, James Donlan, Ward Bond, Basil Rathbone, Arthur Byron, Andy Devine, James Hayter, Ronald Howard... More