The Renown Crime Collection Volume 8


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The Renown Crime Collection Volume 8

3 DVD box set complete with Optional Subtitles

Total Running time: 11 hours

11 CRIME FILMS from 1944 to 1966 including rare gems such as The Girl on the Pier with Veronica Hurst and the once lost short, Vacant Possession, with Brian Murphy and Daphne Heard. Sid James and Bonar Colleano star in Escape by Night and Boris Karloff investigates as Colonel March. 

Disc One

Director: Lance Comfort. This British crime film shot in 1950s Brighton depicts rivalry between a crooner who has done time for robbery and his partner in crime who is being blackmailed for a share of the loot. Cast: Veronica Hurst, Ron Randell, Charles Victor, Marjorie Rhodes & Campbell Singer. 

British crime film, director Charles Saunders. An insurance investigator agrees to help a woman who is being blackmailed. Cast: Griffith Jones, Hazel Court and Zena Marshall.

Director: Roy Kellino. An episode from the TV series Four Star Theatre starring: Ida Lupino, Ralph Moody, Walter Coy & Richard Lupino.

Directed by Charles Reisner. Can reporter Mike Kent prevent more deaths while he tries to resolve a sinister plot to steal a fortune in jewels? Cast: Sheila Ryan, Richard Fraser and Leslie Brooks. 

A formerly ‘lost’ British short, directed by Peter Moffatt. Cast: Daphne Heard, Brian Murphy, Geoffrey Hinsliff, John J. Carney, Julie Lynton,
Elizabeth Wallace, Richard Gale and Frederick Peisley.

Disc Two

THE WAY OUT (1955) AKA Dial 999 Montgomery Tully directed and wrote this British crime drama in which a man tells his wife he is being framed for murder. Cast: John Bentley, Sydney Tafler, Gene Nelson, Mona Freeman & Michael Goodliffe.

ESCAPE BY NIGHT (1953) Written & directed by John Gilling. Cast: Bonar Colleano, Sid James, Andrew Ray, Ted Ray, Simone Silva & Patrick Barr. 

COLONEL MARCH INVESTIGATES (1953) British crime film made from three pilot episodes of Colonel March of Scotland Yard, directed by Cy Endfield. Cast: Boris Karloff, Richard Wattis & Joan Sims.

Disc Three 

THE CROOKED SKY (1957) This British crime drama directed by Henry Cass centres on a smuggling racket between London and the US.
Cast: Wayne Morris, Karin Booth & Anton Diffring.

PICCADILLY THIRD STOP (1960) This fast-paced British thriller is directed by Wolf Rilla. Cast: Yoko Tani, Terence Morgan, Mai Zetterling & William Hartnell.

SEVEN DOORS TO DEATH (1944) Directed by Elmer Clifton. An architect studies the doors of six shops and an apartment house to solve a gem theft and double murder. Cast: Chick Chandler, June Clyde & George Meeker.

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Additional information

Weight .250 kg
Dimensions 19.5 × 13.5 × 2.5 cm