Powerhouse Films October Release is Universal Noir #1 Blu-ray Boxset

Powerhouse Films under their Indicator label has yet another intriguing boxset is now due for release in October 2022 having slipped from September. Universal Noir #1 contains 6 film noirs.

I’ve to admit I do love a good film noir crime thriller so I’ll be sure to take a close look at this upcoming new release.

The films included are:

  • THE WEB (1947)
  • LARCENY (1948)
  • KISS THE BLOOD OFF MY HANDS (1948)
  • ABANDONED (1949)
  • DEPORTED (1950)
  • NAKED ALIBI (1954)

The Web (1947) is a crime film noir directed by Michael Gordon. It stars Ella Raines, Edmond O’Brien, William Bendix and Vincent Price.

Larceny (1948) directed by George Sherman, stars John Payne, Joan Caulfield, Dan Duryea and Shelley Winters.

Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (1948) directed by Norman Foster / Robert Siodmak. The cast includes Joan Fontaine, Burt Lancaster and Robert Newton.

Abandoned (1949) directed by Joseph M. Newman stars Dennis O’Keefe, Gale Storm and Jeff Chandler.

Deported (1950) is by director Robert Siodmak and stars Märta Torén and Jeff Chandler.

Naked Alibi (1954) is a film from director Jerry Hopper and stars Sterling Hayden, Gloria Grahame, Gene Barry and Marcia Henderson.

Universal Noir #1 Blu ray – Indicator

Universal Noir #1 Blu-ray Boxset

Powerhouse state that these blu-ray releases are “High Definition presentations of The Web, Larceny, Kiss the Blood Off My Hands, Abandoned, Deported and Naked Alibi”.

Hopefully all of these films will be outstanding in the picture quality department.

BLU-RAY TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Region: B
  • Video: 1080p High Definition
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1, 1.85:1
  • Audio: Original Mono Audio
  • Optional English SDH
  • Rating: 12

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Audio Commentary with Film Historian David Del Valle on The Web (2022)
  • Audio Commentary with Academic/Curator Eloise Ross on Larceny (2022)
  • Audio Commentary with Film Historians Alexandra Heller-Nicholas & Josh Nelson on Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (2022)
  • Audio Commentary with Writers/Film Experts Barry Forshaw & Kim Newman on Abandoned (2022)
  • Audio Commentary with Filmmaker/Film Scholar Daniel Kremer on Deported (2022)
  • Audio Commentary with Film Historians Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson on Naked Alibi (2022)
  • The John Player Lecture with Joan Fontaine (1978)
  • Archival Interview with Victoria Price (2018)
  • Lucy Bolton on Gloria Grahame (2022)
  • Christina Newland on Robert Siodmak (2022)
  • Nick Pinkerton on Dan Duryea (2022)
  • Lux Radio Theatre: ‘The Web’ (1947)
  • United Action Means Victory (1939)
  • Skirmish on the Home Front (1944)
  • Easy to Get (1947): Documentary Short Directed by Joseph M Newman
  • Theatrical Trailer for Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
  • Image galleries: Publicity & Promotional Materials
  • New & Improved English subtitles for the deaf & hard of hearing
  • Limited Edition Exclusive 120 Page Book
Universal Noir #1 Blu-ray Boxset

You can pre-order it now from Amazon for £50.00 (Prices correct as of 22.08.22).

Alternatively you can purchase directly from the Powerhouse Films website for £49.99

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The blu-ray is set to release on 24th October 2022 in the UK.

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