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Old 22nd July 2022, 07:42 PM
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'711 Ocean Drive' (1950) - Standard edition Blu Ray pre-order available at PowerHouse Films direct - £9:99

Release date: October 24

"Edmund O’Brien (The Web) gets involved in the mob’s bookmaking racket in 711 Ocean Drive, also starring Joanne Dru (Red River), and Otto Kruger (Escape in the Fog).

Telephone operator Mal Granger uses his technical knowledge to run an illegal bookmaking operation, but when Granger falls for a mobster’s wife, and with both the police and the syndicate on his tail, it’s only a matter of time before his luck runs out.

With a ‘ripped from the headlines’ approach which required the crew to have police protection on location, 711 Ocean Drive is a riveting film noir, one made with such realism by director Joseph M Newman (Abandoned) that it was shown to a Senate investigation into organised crime."

Special Features
  • High Definition presentation
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with author and film critic Glenn Kenny (2021)
  • Diary of a Sergeant (1945, 24 mins): Joseph M Newman’s documentary portrait of Harold Russell, a soldier who lost his hands during World War II and would later win an Oscar for his performance in The Best Years of Our Lives
  • Three Sappy People (1939, 18 mins): the Three Stooges play a trio of telephone repairmen who make an unexpected career switch
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery: publicity and promotional material
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

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