JOHNNY O'CLOCK - BD
(Robert Rossen, 1947)
Release date: 26 June 2023
Standard Edition Blu-ray
Starring Dick Powell (Murder, My Sweet) and Evelyn Keyes (Gone with the Wind), Johnny O’Clock is an exciting tale of gambling, double-crosses, love triangles... and murder!
Johnny co-owns a casino with the crooked Guido, and has to dodge the advances of Nelle, Guido’s wife. When a hat-check girl and her crooked cop boyfriend turn up dead, the police suspect Johnny, and he must fight to prove his innocence.
Directed by Robert Rossen (The Hustler, Lilith), and with a supporting cast that includes Lee J Cobb (The Garment Jungle) and Nina Foch (Escape in the Fog), Johnny O’Clock is a thrilling film noir classic.
INDICATOR STANDARD EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES
- 2K restoration
- Original mono soundtrack
- Audio commentary with filmmaker and film historian Jim Hemphill (2021)
- Not One Shall Die (1957, 30 mins): short film by the United Jewish Appeal, directed by David Lowell Rich and starring Guy Madison, Felicia Farr and Agnes Moorehead, made by the core crew of many Columbia noirs, including cinematographer Burnett Guffey, art director Cary Odell, editor Al Clark, set decorator Frank Tuttle, and composer Morris Stoloff
- Whoops, I’m an Indian! (1936, 18 mins): the casino business spells trouble for the Three Stooges
- Original theatrical trailer
- Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials
- New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
BBFC cert: PG