THE MOB - BD
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(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
BBFC cert: PG