(Robert Parrish, 1951) Release date: 24 October 2022 Standard Edition Blu-ray
Broderick Crawford (The Undercover Man) goes up against the Mob in this exposé of underworld involvement in America’s docklands.
After failing to apprehend a cop-killer, Detective Johnny Damico must rescue his reputation by going undercover on the waterfront. Disguising himself as a thug, he infiltrates the mobsters that are controlling the docks in order to uncover the identity of the mysterious boss.
Acting as a precursor to On the Waterfront, The Mob is a shocking thriller helmed by Robert Parrish (Cry Danger) and written by William Bowers (Larceny), and with acting support from Richard Kiley (The Sniper) and Ernest Borgnine (Bad Day at Black Rock).
INDICATOR STANDARD EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES
High Definition presentation
Original mono audio
Audio commentary with filmmaker and writer Gina Telaroli (2021)
The Guardian Interview with Ernest Borgnine (2001, 79 mins): archival audio recording of the much-loved character actor in conversation with Clyde Jeavons at the National Film Theatre, London
Ernest Borgnine in Conversation (2009, 49 mins): archival video recording of the actor discussing his eventful career with Adrian Wootton at the BFI Southbank, London
Hot Stuff (1956, 16 mins): a trio of law enforcers, played by the Three Stooges, go undercover and assume blue-collar jobs in order to thwart criminal activities
Original theatrical trailer
Image gallery: publicity and promotional material
New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
#PHIBD308 BBFC cert: PG REGION B EAN: 5060697922561