We sell unreleased film noir and crime DVDs with full case
artwork. For a specific title, just ask.
The element of fantasy has kept Alias Nick Beal from
many reviewers' lists of better film noir titles, but it's an
overlooked gem. A modern sell-your-soul-to-the-devil story,
it has John Farrow at the helm, a nifty screenplay by Jonathan
Latimer, a charming Ray Milland playing the enigmatic Mr. Beal, the
always capable Thomas Mitchell as the corruptible politician, and a
memorable performance by film noir queen Audrey Totter, who gets
the juiciest role in the script as a down-and-out bar girl
transformed into a professional woman by the man with the alias.
You will receive a Region 1 DVD R (Taiyo Yuden Premium) of
the listed title with complete artwork (front cover as shown) in a
conventional DVD case.
Movies like the one listed here, transferred to DVD from one
of any number of sources, will not offer the picture and sound
quality of a typical "new release." They are fifty to sixty
years old and some have weathered the passage of time better than
others. "Grading" is a highly subjective matter and each of
us has his own criteria, but if your expectations are reasonable,
you will not be disappointed. Having said all that, please
know that every effort will be made to ensure your ultimate
In reference to intellectual property issues, we believe that
the titles listed here are in the public domain; none has been
released on DVD in North America and none was produced after 1958,
making their original copyrights more than fifty years
old. Of course, if any title is found to be currently under
copyright, it will be immediately removed.
Rates charged for postage are the actual costs with Canada
Post. To the U.S.: one DVD, $2.50.; two, $4.; four, $9.25. To
Canada: one DVD, $2.50.; two, $2.75; four, $6. - $10. depending on the
province. To the U.K.: one DVD, $4.50.; two, $8.; four, $15. Rates are
reduced accordingly for multiple purchases. In all cases, nothing
added for handling, packaging, materials, etc. For rates
America, please ask.
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