Crime Does Not Pay - Complete Shorts Collection (1935-1947) (6-Disc)

Here it is -- the original. MGM's Crime Does Not Pay, oft imitated, never matched, an intimate look at mankind's most seductive and destructive past time -- CRIME. Crafted as only MGM can.
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Warner Archive Collection Product Series:

DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1935
  • Label: Warner Archives
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Note: Bonus short: Eyes of the navy
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.37
  • Audio:
    • English

Entertainment Reviews:

Sight and Sound - 11/01/2012
"Noteworthy names showing early promise here include Jacques Tourneur, Fred Zinnemann, Joseph Losey and ultra-prolific B-director Edward L. Chan, who handles many of the better entries..."

Description by OLDIES.com:

Buried Loot (1935)
Alibi Racket (1935)
Desert Death (1935)
A Thrill for Thelma (1935)
Hit-and-Run Driver (1935)
The Perfect Setup (1936)
Foolproof (1936)
The Public Pays (1936)
Torture Money (1937)
It May Happen to You (1937)
Soak the Poor (1937)
Give Till It Hurts (1937)
Behind the Criminal (1937)
What Price Safety (1938)
Miracle Money (1938)
Come Across (1938)
A Criminal is Born (1938)
They're Always Caught (1938)
Think It Over (1938)
The Wrong Way Out (1938)
Money to Loan (1939)
While America Sleeps (1939)
Help Wanted (1939)
Think First (1939)
Drunk Driving (1939)
Pound Foolish (1940)
Know Your Money (1940)
Jack Pot (1940)
Women in Hiding (1940)
Buyer Beware (1940)
Soak the Old (1940)
You, the People (1940)
Eyes of the Navy (1940)
Respect the Law (1941)
Forbidden Passage (1941)
Coffins on Wheels (1941)
Sucker List (1941)
Don't Talk (1942)
For the Common Defense (1942)
Keep 'Em Sailing (1942)
Plan for Destruction (1943)
Patrolling the Ether (1944)
Easy Life (1944)
Dark Shadows (1944)
Fall Guy (1945)
The Last Installment (1945)
Phantoms, Inc. (1945)
A Gun in His Hand (1945)
Purity Squad (1945)
The Luckiest Guy in the World (1947)

Product Description:

Adapted from the popular radio program of the same name, the film sequence CRIME DOES NOT PAY constituted an anthology series of crime-themed playlets - short subject dramas produced by MGM between 1935-46. The entire 11-year run appears in this box set. Installments include: BURIED LOOT, MIRACLE MONEY, DON'T TALK, YOU, THE PEOPLE, PHANTOMS, INC. and many more.

Plot Keywords:

Crime
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  • UPC: 883316301371
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