26 Classic Films Coming to DVD From MGM’s Limited Edition Collection
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing more classics to DVD in May through the unique "manufacturing on demand" ("MOD"). The newest selection of available films is a part of MGM's Limited Edition Collection and available through major online retailers. The sixth installment of releases ranges from 1938's Mr. Wong, Detective starring Boris Karloff to 1992's Laws of Gravity with Edie Falco.
Enjoy your favorite movies from across the decades including:
? MR. WONG, DETECTIVE (1938): Mr. Wong investigates the deaths of 3 partners in the poison gas export trade - each death occurring while the person was alone in his quarters. Stars Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Maxine Jennings. Directed by William Nigh.
? THE MYSTERY OF MR. WONG (1939): Chinese criminologist Mr. Wong investigates the murder of a curio collector who had obtained a famous gem known as the "Eye of the Moon." Stars Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Dorothy Tree. Directed by William Nigh.
? PARK ROW (1952): Director Sam Fuller, who once worked in tabloid journalism, breathes real life into this drama about a man trying to start an opposition paper. His old employer tries endless dirty tactics to put him out of business as a circulation war rages. Stars Gene Evans, Mary Welch, Bela Kovacs. Directed by Samuel Fuller.
? GHOST TOWN (1955): A stagecoach headed West with a group of passengers is attacked by Cheyenne Indians, and takes refuge in a nearby ghost town. Stars Kent Taylor, John Smith, Marian Carr. Directed by Allen H. Miner.
? CRIME AGAINST JOE (1956): An innocent man is accused of murdering a cabaret singer. His loyal classmates, although suspicious of his guilt, provide him with false alibis. When the man investigates, to clear his name he encounters a real threat to his life from those classmates. Stars John Bromfield, Julie London, Henry Calvin. Directed by Lee Sholem.
? GUN BROTHERS (1956): Buster Crabbe and Neville Brand star as brothers on opposite sides of the law. Chad (Crabbe) is a law abiding rancher, while Jubal (Brand) has opted for life as an outlaw. The siblings manage to keep peace until a jealous Indian maiden tells Jubal that his brother has turned him into the authorities. Stars Buster Crabbe, Ann Robinson, Neville Brand. Directed by Sidney Salkow.
? THE BIG BOODLE (1956): Errol Flynn plays a croupier in a Havana casino who is falsely accused of counterfeiting pesos. As self-protection, he is forced to uncover a racket involving highly respected banking officials. Stars Rossana Rory, Errol Flynn, Francisco Canero. Directed by Richard Wilson.
? THE BRASS LEGEND (1956): An honest sheriff attempts to save an 11-year-old boy who helped him capture a notorious killer. Stars Hugh O'Brian, Nancy Gates, Raymond Burr. Directed by Gerd Oswald.
? THE GIRL IN THE BLACK STOCKINGS (1956): A beautiful young starlet is mysteriously murdered at a chic Utah resort. Stars Lex Barker, Anne Bancroft, Mamie Van Doren. Directed by Howard W. Koch.
? HELL BOUND (1957): His scheme: to steal war-surplus narcotic drugs from a ship in the Los Angeles harbor. However, he requires backers--which he seeks with a 16mm promotional film shown to gangsters. They agree. Bad decision. Stars John Russell, June Blair, Stuart Whitman. Directed by William J. Hole, Jr.
? MY GUN IS QUICK (1957): Detective Mike Hammer becomes curious when a woman he befriended is murdered. Stars Robert Bray, Whitney Blake, Patricia Donahue, Don Randolph, Richard garland, Fred Essler. Directed by Georgia A. White.
? THE CARELESS YEARS (1957): A young man's plan to forego college education to marry his teenage sweetheart becomes complicated when the boy's father intervenes. Stars Dean Stockwell, Natalie Trundy, John Larch. Directed by Arthur Hiller.
? HIGH SCHOOL HELLCATS (1958): A troublemaking, all-girl gang rules over the females of a high school ...until the gang leader is killed in an abandoned movie theater. Stars Yvonne Fedderson, Brett Halsey, Jana Lund. Directed by Edward Bernds.
? THE FEARMAKERS (1958): A Korean veteran cooperating with a Senate committee uncovers subversives. Stars Dana Andrews, Dick Foran, Marilee Earle. Directed by Jacques Tourneur.
? OKLAHOMA TERRITORY (1959): A district attorney prosecutes an Indian chief on a murder charge, gets a conviction and then arranges his escape when it's discovered that the Indian chief is innocent. Stars Bill Williams, Gloria Talbott, Ted De Corsia. Directed by Edward L. Cahn.
? TAKE A GIANT STEP (1959): A young black man raised in a white neighborhood feels ill at ease and becomes delinquent. Stars Johnny Nash, Estelle Hemsley, Ruby Dee. Directed by Philip Leacock.
? BURN, WITCH, BURN! (1962): A college psychology professor sets out to debunk the occult, only to find himself under attack by a practitioner of the supernatural. Stars Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair, Margaret Johnston. Directed by Sidney Hayers.
? THE NUN AND THE SERGEANT (1962): A sergeant commanding a mission in Korea is joined by a schoolgirl and a nun. Stars Robert Webber, Anna Sten, Leo Gordon. Directed by Franklin Adreon.
? BLOOD BATH (1966): A succession of beautiful women mysteriously disappear, shocking the city of Venice, California. Stars William Campbell, Marissa Mathes, Sandra Knight. Directed by Jack Hill and Stephanie Rothman.
? HARRY IN YOUR POCKET (1972): A highly professional team of pickpockets (James Coburn, Michael Sarrazin, Trish Van Devere and a scene-stealing Walter Pidgeon) roam through varying cityscapes in the U.S. and Canada, preying--with disturbing charm--upon the innocent. Stars James Coburn, Michael Sarrazin, Trish Van Devere. Directed by Bruce Geller.
? REPORT TO THE COMMISSIONER (1974): This action-loaded drama set in New York City stars Michael Moriarty as a naive rookie cop whose youthful idealism thrusts him into an interdepartmental power play with disastrous consequences. Stars Richard Gere, Michael Moriarty, Yaphet Kotto, Susan Blakely. Directed by Milton Katselas.
? ASSISI UNDERGROUND (1984): This gripping story of the crucial work done by the people of Assisi to rescue hundreds of Italian Jews from Nazi execution during their occupation of Italy in 1943. Ben Cross and Maximillian Schell star. Stars Ben Cross, James Mason, Irene Papas. Directed by Alexander Ramati.
? THE AMBASSADOR (1984): An American ambassador, his wife, and her Arab lover are caught up in a dangerous game of intrigue, extortion, and murder, in the explosive Middle East. In this taut political thriller about the high price of honor, a beautiful woman gambles her marriage for a moment of love, one man risks his reputation for lust, and another risks his life for the cause of peace. Stars Robert Mitchum, Ellen Burstyn, Rock Hudson. Directed by J. Lee Thompson.
? THE ROSE GARDEN (1989): In modern-day Germany, an aging Jewish man is on trial for his seemingly unprovoked attacked on a former German army officer. But as his attorney (Liv Ullman) digs into the facts, it's revealed that the officer was responsible for the deaths of innocent children in a Nazi concentration camp. Stars Liv Ullmann, Maximilian Schell, Peter Fonda. Directed by Fons Rademakers.
? KEATON'S COP (1990): When a ruthless mob hit-man mistakenly murders the wrong guy, a detective (Lee Majors) and his partner (Don Rickles) are ordered to protect the intended target (Abe Vigoda) in this hard-edged action-comedy. Stars Lee Majors, Abe Vigoda, Don Rickles. Directed by Robert Burge.
? LAWS OF GRAVITY (1992): Two petty crooks, Jimmy and Jon, find the opportunity for a big score when Frankie, an old friend and ex-con, arrives in town with a load of illegal handguns for sale. The guns are the source of tension for the friends and their families. When a domestic dispute lands Jon in jail, Jimmy goes to sell the guns to raise the bail. When Frankie discovers that his merchandise is missing, he goes after Jimmy and the guns. Stars Peter Greene, Adam Trese, Edie Falco. Directed by Nick Gomez.
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