Sam Fuller at Columbia 1937-1961 Blu-ray
Directed by Sam Fuller
Collection of films by novelist, screenwriter and director Sam Fuller.
In 'It Happened in Hollywood' (1937) successful silent movie star Tim Bart (Richard Dix) sees his career hit rock bottom when the rise of talking films gains popularity.
Can he prove once again that he is worthy of fame? In 'Adventure in Sahara' (1938) an isolated French outpost in the Sahara desert is under the draconian command of the ruthless Captain Savatt (C.
Henry Gordon) until the Legionnaires rebel and force him in to the desert with no supplies.
Will he make it out alive? In 'Power of the Press' (1943) a publisher is murdered due to his opposing views on the ongoing Second World War.
When his editor friend hears the news, he sets out to expose those responsible.
In 'Shockproof' (1949) a parole officer falls for one of his parolees, who continues to remain loyal to the man who she spent time in prison for protecting.
Determined to keep Jenny (Patricia Knight) safe, Griff (Cornel Wilde) secures her a job as a caretaker but Jenny can't keep away from the unsavoury Harry (John Baragrey).
In 'Scandal Sheet' (1949) a newspaper editor carries out a murder and attempts to cover it up only for his team of top reporters to put their investigation skills to use and expose the culprit.
In 'The Crimson Kimono' (1959) a burlesque dancer is murdered in the Japanese-populated area of Los Angeles.
When two detectives begin an investigation, a love triangle ensues with the main witness.
Finally, in 'Underworld U.S.A.' (1961) a 14-year-old sets out to avenge his father's death after witnessing his brutal murder.
- Format: Blu-ray
- Region: A,B,C
- Certification: (12)
- EAN: 5037899071458
- Catalogue number: PHILTD076
- Studio: Powerhouse Films
- Release date: 25/06/2018
- Genre: Drama