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Great Guy/Something to Sing About/Blood on the Sun (1945)

Region: 0
UPC/Barcode: 5032711068517
Released: 25th February 2008
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: 3
Catalogue No: QLDVD6851
Category: Feature, Classic
Format: DVD / Normal
Great Guy/Something to Sing About/Blood on the Sun (1945) (Retail / Rental)


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Story: Triple bill of classic James Cagney movies. In 'Great Guy' (1936) Cagney plays Jimmy 'Red' Cave, an investigator for the Department of Weights and Measures, in this fast-talking tale of corruption within the meat industry. The problem begins when it comes to light that the city's shopkeepers have been charging too much for their meat products, but it's an organised racket and one government investigator has already taken a beating over it. But then Jimmy comes along, and with his unorthodox methods and the talents he learned as a one-time boxer, those crooks had better watch out. In 'Something to Sing About' (1937) Cagney stars as Terry Rooney, a popular New York band leader. He moves to California with his wife (Evelyn Daw) after being offered a lucrative Hollywood contract. Mr. Regan (Gene Lockhart), the head of the studio, believes that Rooney's lack of interest in becoming a star is arrogance on the band leader's part. When his first film is a huge success and hit for the studio, Regan tries to hide the truth from Rooney. After returning from a holiday with his wife, Rooney discovers the extent of his fame. Finally, in 'Blood on the Sun' (1945) newspaper editor Nick Condon (Cagney) is based in Tokyo, and puts his life and those of others at risk when he runs a story revealing Japan's plans to conquer China. When the reporter who wrote the story (Wallace Ford) and his wife (Rosemary de Camp) are both murdered, Condon teams up with a beautiful secret agent (Sylvia Sidney) to expose corruption in the Japanese government.

Starring: James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, Mae Clarke, Gene Lockhart, Robert Armstrong, Edward Brophy, James Burke, John Halloran, Leonard Strong, John Emery, Joe Sawyer, Mary Gordon, Wallis Clark, Edward McNamara, Frank Puglia, Wallace Ford, Sylvia Sidney, Robert Glecker, Porter Hall, Mona Barie, William Frawley, Rosemary de Camp, Henry Kolker

Directed by: John G. Blystone, Victor Schertzinger, Frank Lloyd

Music by: Marlin Skiles, Miklos Rozsa

Produced by: Douglas Maclean, William Cagney

Written by: Henry McCarthy, Henry Johnson, James Edward Grant, Harry Ruskin, Lester Cole, Nathaniel Curtis

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Studio/distributor: Quantum Leap

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