Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics I
A San Francisco detective traces a series of seemingly random killings to a sharp-eyed loner who uses his rifle to exact deadly revenge on the women who have rejected him, in "The Sniper" (1952). Adolphe Menjou, Arthur Franz, Gerald Mohr star. Then, "Murder By Contract" (1958) is a gritty, atmospheric drama starring Vince Edwards as a professional hit man hired to kill a woman who is about to turn in evidence against the seedy mobster he works for. Caprice Toriel, Phillip Pine, and Herschel Bernardi co-star. Five-disc set also includes "5 Against The House," "The Big Heat," and "The Lineup." 7 hrs. total. Standard/Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; audio commentary; featurette; interview.
- Edward Dmytryk, Phil Karlson, Irving Lerner, Don Siegel
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Adolphe Menjou, Eli Wallach, Vince Edwards, Guy Madison, Arthur Franz, Kim Novak, Robert Keith, Phillip Pine, Gerald Mohr, Richard Jaeckel, Herschel Bernardi, Brian Keith, Mary LaRoche, Caprice Toriel, Alvy Moore, Marie Windsor, Frank Faylen, William Leslie, Michael Granger, Kerwin Mathews, Cathy Browne, William Conrad, Richard Kiley, Emile Meyer, Mabel Paige... More