What a bargain! Fifty movies , currently priced ( June 2014 ) at a sawbuck!! Some of the titles are worth that as a single
movie ; Detour is the best ( cheap ) movie ever made (for approx $20,000.00). Great Guy has James Cagney as a somewhat younger tough guy , on the right side of the law , and is for me more realistic than some later movies. Scarlett Street , Kansas City Confidential , The Stranger , Quicksand , Impact , and Suddenly are all note worthy classics and good movies. The rest of the titles are not as major , but still you will know of them ; six Bulldog Drummond , three Dick Tracy , two of The Shadow , three of Mr. Wong , eight of Sherlock Holmes, plus Nancy Drew ( better than it sounds ) , the well known Kennel Murder Case ( preceeds The Thin Man series but very similar ) , Topper Returns , They Made me a Crimminal and more. The packaging is typical of Mill Creek , double sided discs in paper sleeves in a plastic case that is only about thrice as deep as a single DVD case. Not a great fan of the double sided disc format , but it all works fine , and many subjects come in that format , even from major studios (Magmun P.I. for instance ).
The movies are all in Glorious Black & White. Why do I say that? Because , like reading a book , Black & White requires a little more imagination input form you the viewer.
More than worth the money ( at the current price it is a steal !! ) and very highly recommended to fans of the genre and those old enough to appreciate the material.
Oh , P. S. , the package includes a very handy little booklet that lists the movies in order of appearance , with a list of the stars , the production date , and a brief