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Other men's women originally released as a motion picture in 1931 ; The purchase price originally released as a motion picture in 1932 ; Frisco Jenny originally released as a motion picture in 1932 ; Midnight Mary originally released as a motion picture in 1933 ; Heroes for sale originally released as a motion picture in 1933
Wild Bill: Hollywood maverick created by William A. Wellman, Jr
Special features: Disc 1: S.S. Dine detective short: "The Wall Street mystery;" 2 classic cartoons "Moonlight for two" and "You don't know what you're doin!;" theatrical trailers of "Other men's wives" and "The purchase price."
Special features: Disc 2: Commentary on "Midnight Mary" by historians Jeffrey Vance and Tony Maietta; S.S. Dine detective short "The studio murder mystery;" vintage Pete Smith short "Goofy movies #1;" classic cartoon "Bosko's parlor pranks;" theatrical trailers of "Frisco Jenny" and "Midnight Mary."
Special features: Disc 3: Commentary on "Heroes for sale" by historian John Gallagher; commentary on "Wild boys of the road" by William Wellman, Jr. and historian Frank Thompson; S.S. Van Dine detective short "The trans-Atlantic mystery;" 2 classic cartoons "One step ahead of my shadow" and "Sittin' on a backyard fence;" theatrical trailers of "Heroes for sale" and "Wild boys of the road."
The purchase price / a Warner Bros. and Vitaphone picture ; directed by William A. Wellman (68 min.)
Disc 2. Frisco Jenny / [presented by] First National and Vitaphone Picture ; directed by William A. Wellman (70 min.)
Midnight Mary / [presented by] Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; original story by Anita Loos ; screenplay by Gene Markey and Kathryn Scola ; directed by William A. Wellman (74 min.)
Disc 3. Heroes for sale / a First National and Vitaphone picture ; directed by William A. Wellman (71 min.)
Wild boys of the road / a First National and Vitaphone picture ; directed by William A. Wellman (68 min.)
Disc 4. Wild Bill: Hollywood maverick / Turner presents a Kenneth A. Carlson production, a film by Todd Robinson ; produced by Kenneth A. Carlson ; written and directed by Todd Robinson (94 min.)
The men who made the movies: William A. Wellman / Turner Classic Movies presents a Lorac production ; directed, written & produced by Richard Schickel (58 min.)
Disc 2: First, Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has gone on to become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. After putting her son up for adoption, he becomes a district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. She kills an underling who wants her son dead and is now facing execution. Last, A mistaken arrest, a prison term, and lack of employment leads to a young woman's involvement with gangsters. In a brothel she meets a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with her. He helps her turn her life around, but her past catches up with her. Now she is on trial for murder.
Disc 3: First, A man stands up during a WWI battle and becomes a hero, but he doesn't get the credit. He becomes injuried and soon gets hooked on morphine, causing him to fall apart when he returns home. He eventually marries, but soon the Depression hits. Last, Tom and Ed are high school students whose parents, thanks to the Depression, have lost their jobs. Wanting to help make money, they set off on the rails looking for work. They finally end up in New York and Ed thinks he might have foud a job.
Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Mail order brides
World War, 1914-1918
High school students
The Wall Street mystery
Moonlight for two
You don't know what you're doin!
The studio murder mystery
Goofy movies #1
Bosko's parlor pranks
The trans-Atlantic mystery
One step ahead of my shadow
Sittin' on a backyard fence
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