Forbidden Hollywood Collection, Vol. 5
Fast-talking promoter James Cagney stages a dance marathon, all the while rigging the event in favor of girlfriend Mary Brian, in "Hard To Handle" (1933). Ruth Donnelly, Claire Dodd co-star. Barbara Stanwyck's one of those "Ladies They Talk About" (1933), a tough gun-toting moll sent up the river by ex/D.A. Preston Foster, who plans a breakout and revenge. Lillian Roth, Lyle Talbot co-star. Grifter Warren William came up with a surefire con as a carnival clairvoyant, but he didn't foresee that naive assistant Constance Cummings will fall for him (or vice versa), in "The Mind Reader" (1933). Allen Jenkins, Clarence Muse co-star. Lastly, Joan Blondell is "Miss Pinkerton" (1932), a private nurse and aspiring sleuth, who gets retained by an elderly invalid with a creepy home that becomes plagued by serial slayings. George Brent, Ruth Hall co-star. 4 3/4 hrs. total on four discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
- Lloyd Bacon, Howard Bretherton, William Keighley, Mervyn LeRoy, Roy Del Ruth
- Black & White
- DVD-R Fullscreen
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Joan Blondell, James Cagney, Barbara Stanwyck, Warren William, Constance Cummings, Preston S. Foster, Mary Brian, George Brent, Lyle Talbot, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Hall, Dorothy Burgess, Natalie Moorhead, John Wray, Lillian Roth, Elizabeth Patterson, Mayo Methot, Claire Dodd, Clarence Muse, Maude Eburne, C. Henry Gordon, Robert McWade, Holmes Herbert, Gavin Gordon, Earle Foxe... More