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061.339, Spring 2018

Bucknell, Lucy, Spring 2018
MSEL Reserves
videos on reserve at the Service Desk on M-Level; enrolled course users: for a complete list of electronic readings, see
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1. The asphalt jungle Video/Film , DVD in English
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a John Huston production ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ;… 1950 .

A heist is being set up to be pulled off by Doc, who has recruited a small gang to help him carry it out. Everything he could possibly think of was taken care of, down to the very last detail. It's the night of the heist and suddenly Doc's luck turns sour when betrayal strikes…
2. The big heat Video/Film , DVD in English
Columbia Pictures Corporation. 1953 .

3. The big sleep Video/Film , DVD in English
Warner Bros. ; a Howard Hawks production. 1946 .

L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich.
4. The black book Video/Film , DVD in English
Eagle Lion Films ; Walter Wanger Pictures, Inc. ; produced by William Cameron Menzies ;… 1949 .

About the quest for a diary containing important information sought by both peasants and aristocrats during the French Revolution.
5. Body and soul Video/Film , DVD in English
Anglo Amalgamated Film Distributors Ltd. ; the Enterprise Studios present ; original… 1947 .

Charley has become the middleweight champion of the world by winning a "fixed" fight. In his devious climb to the top, Charley has become hard and arrogant, and has estranged both his mother and the girl he loves.
6. Double indemnity Video/Film , DVD in English , Spanish
a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; directed by… 2006 .

"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get…
7. Du rififi chez les hommes: Rififi Video/Film , DVD in French
Pathé-Consortium cinéma presente une production Indusfilms, Primafilms, S.N. Pathé… 1955 .

A story of a successful jewel robbery in which the four thieves betray each other.
8. Force of evil Video/Film , DVD in English
directed by Abraham Polonsky. 1949 .

A racketeer's lawyer finds that his boss has found a way to bankrupt New York's numbers banks but gets wedged between the numbers racket and a new prosecutor's anti-crime campaign.
9. Gun crazy Video/Film , DVD in English
a King Brothers production ; produced by Maurice and Frank King ; screenplay by… 1949 .

Classic film noir based on a short story by MacKinlay Kantor. A greedy sideshow sharp-shooter marries an ex-army man, then leads him down the road to crime for easy money.
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10. In a lonely place Video/Film , DVD in English
Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screenplay by Andrew Solt ; produced by Robert… 1950 .

A Hollywood screenwriter, questioned falsely for murder, is drawn to his neighbor when she confirms his alibi. However, his volatile nature eventually threatens to destroy their one last chance for real love.
11. The killers Video/Film , DVD in English
Universal Pictures ; Mark Hellinger Productions ; produced by Mark Hellinger ; directed… 2003 .

Melodramatic thriller based on the Hemingway story about two hit men who become curious about the life and death of the man they were hired to kill.
12. Laura Video/Film , DVD in English , Spanish
20th Century Fox presents ; screenplay by Jay Dratler and Samuel Hoffenstein and Betty… 2004 .

Detective Mark McPherson investigates the killing of Laura, found dead on her apartment floor before the movie starts. McPherson builds a mental picture of the dead girl from the suspects whom he interviews. He is helped by the striking painting of the late lamented Laura hanging…
13. Mickey Spillane's Kiss me deadly Video/Film , DVD in English
United Artists ; Victor Saville presents ; screenplay by A.I. Bezzerides ; produced and… 1955 .

A detective gives a ride to a half-naked girl, who is abruptly killed by thugs. Almost killed himself, the detective tries to solve the murder.
14. Odds against tomorrow Video/Film , DVD in English
Harbel Productions ; producer, Robert Wise ; screenplay, John O. Killens, Nelson Gidding… 1959 .

One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for Earl Slater, a bigoted ex-con slumming through life with a patronizing girlfriend, an obliging neighbor and zero expectations. He agrees to be part of a bank job planned by former cop Burke.…
15. Out of the past Video/Film , DVD in English
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; produced by Warren Duff ; screenplay by Geoffrey… 1947 .

Former private detective Jeff Bailey is trying to lead a quiet life, but his past comes back to haunt him and he finds himself framed for murder.
16. Pickup on South Street Video/Film , DVD in English
20th Century Fox ; screen play by Samuel Fuller, from a story by Dwight Taylor ;… 1953 .

Petty crook Skip McCoy has his eye set on the big score. When the three-time convict picks the pocketbook of unsuspecting Candy, he finds a haul bigger than he ever could have imagined: a strip of microfilm bearing confidential U.S. secrets. Tailed by the Feds and the unwitting…
17. Pursued Video/Film , DVD in English
United States Pictures ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; produced by Milton Sperling ; directed… 1947 .

A complex tale of family feuds, murder and vengeance in the Old West.
18. Sunset Boulevard Video/Film , DVD in English , French
a Paramount Picture ; produced by Charles Brackett ; writers, Charles Brackett, Billy… 2002 .

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter,…
19. Sweet smell of success Video/Film , DVD in English
Hecht, Hill and Lancaster present ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ;… 2011 .

Burt Lancaster stars as barbaric Broadway gossip columnist J. J. Hunsecker, and Tony Curtis is Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent he ropes into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister.
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20. T-Men Video/Film , DVD in English
a Reliance picture ; written by John C. Higgins ; produced by Aubrey Schenck ; directed… 1947 .

Details the adventures of treasury agents as they attempt to penetrate a counterfeiting ring whose leader has already killed one T-Man.
21. Touch of evil Video/Film , DVD in English
Universal Pictures Co., Inc. 1958 .

An elaborate mystery involving a corrupt police official in a squalid town on the Mexican border and a murder that ensnares a narcotics agent and his wife.
22. White heat Video/Film , DVD in English
Warner Bros. presents ; a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; produced by Louis F.… 1949 .

In his last role as a heartless gangster, James Cagney embarks on the prison break of a lifetime in this chilling tale that features one of the most riveting finales in movie history.
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23. The woman in the window Video/Film , DVD in English , Spanish , French
International Pictures, Inc. presents a Nunnally Johnson production ; produced and… 1944 .

A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist.