TCM Greatest Classic Films-Gangsters James Cagney

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WHITE HEAT (1949) “Made it, Ma! Top of the world!” Cagney’s Cody Jarrett – a psychotic thug devoted to his tough-as-nails mother – is the searing centerpiece of this blazing, fast-paced thriller.

CITY FOR CONQUEST (1940) Club fighter Cagney turns pro to bankroll his composer brother’s dream of writing the great New York City symphony. But life pulls the sidewalk out from under them in an intensely moving saga co-starring Ann Sheridan.

EACH DAWN I DIE (1939) Two of the screen’s famed tough guys – Cagney as a reporter framed for manslaughter and George Raft as a big-house racketeer – headline this prison movie that casts a reform-minded eye on the brutalizing effects of life in the slammer.

“G” MEN (1935) Four years after starring in The Public Enemy, Cagney waged on-screen war against the nation’s public enemies as a zealous FBI agent in a movie “fast, gutsy, as simplistic and powerful as a tabloid headline” (Time Out Film Guide).

DISC 1: SIDE A ~ WHITE HEAT INCLUDES: Leonard Maltin Hosts Warner Night at the Movies 1949 with Newsreel, Comedy Short So You Think You’re Not Guilty, Cartoon Homeless Hare and Theatrical Trailers • Featurette White Heat: Top of the World • Commentary by Historian Drew Casper

SIDE B ~ CITY FOR CONQUEST INCLUDES: Warner Night at the Movies 1940 with Newsreel, Patriotic Short Service with the Colors, Cartoon Stage Fright and Theatrical Trailers • Featurette Molls and Dolls: The Women of Gangster Films • Commentary by Historian Richard Schickel • Breakdowns of 1940: Studio Blooper Reel • Radio Show Adaptation

DISC 2: SIDE A ~ EACH DAWN I DIE INCLUDES: Warner Night at the Movies 1939 with Newsreel, Documentary • Short A Day at Santa Anita, Cartoons Detouring America and Each Dawn I Crow and Theatrical Trailers • Featurette Stool Pigeons and Pine Overcoats: The Language of Gangster Films • Commentary by Historian Haden Guest • Breakdowns of 1939: Studio Blooper Reel • Radio Show Adaptation

SIDE B ~ “G” MEN INCLUDES: Warner Night at the Movies 1935 with Newsreel, Bob Hope Comedy Short The Old Grey Mayor, Cartoon Buddy the Gee Man and Theatrical Trailers • Featurette Morality and the Code: A How-to Manual for Hollywood • Commentary by Historian Richard Jewell • Breakdowns of 1935: Studio Blooper Reel • How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones Short No. 11: Practice Shots

Subtitles: English, Français & Español (Main Feature. Bonus Material/Trailer May Not Be Subtitled).

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Studio Warner
SKU 216681023
UPC 883929156955
UPC 14 00883929156955
Format DVD
Release Date 9/7/2010
Keywords
Crime
Editors Note
Note A package compiled expressly for card-carrying fans of iconic Hollywood gangster sagas, this outing from the Turner Classic Movies network brings into a single box set four of the most beloved melodramas on the theme of organized crime, all starring the inimitable James Cagney. The collection begins with Anatole Litvak's 1940 CITY FOR CONQUEST, with Cagney as a man who gives everything he has to further the boxing career of his younger brother (Arthur Kennedy) and William Keighley's 1935 G-MEN, with Cagney as a hood who goes straight, joins the FBI, and uses his criminal knowledge to clean up the streets when his pal gets murdered by gangsters. The third feature in the set, 1939's EACH DAWN I DIE, stars Cagney as an innocent reporter who gets framed and sent to prison - where his path takes a dark turn thanks to an intersection with a hood played by George Raft. Finally, 1949's WHITE HEAT - arguably the most famous of early Hollywood gangster pictures - weaves overt Freudian themes into the tale of a psychopath (Cagney) who grapples with an unusually strong sense of maternal attachment, while trying to outwit a determined FBI agent played by Edmond O'Brien.
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UPC 00883929156955
Number of Discs 2
Running Time 395 minutes
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