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The Prowler [Blu-ray]

The Subversive Noir Classic Restored!
Available at last on Blu-ray!
A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her in the traditional film noir fashion – by knocking off her husband!

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About This Film
Overview

Available at last on Blu-ray!
THE PROWLER –  Famed director Joseph Losey’s long neglected masterpiece, scripted by legendary blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, has been restored to its original bleak splendor by the Film Noir Foundation and the UCLA Film & Television Archive. A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her in the traditional film noir fashion – by knocking off her husband!

1951 | 92 min | B&W | Optional English Subtitles: SDH† | 1.37:1 | Dolby Digital | All Region | NR

Special Features:
  Documentary featurette “The Cost of Living: Creating The Prowler,” with James Ellroy, Christopher Trumbo, DeniseHamilton, and Alan K. Rode
  “Masterpiece in the Margins”: Bertrand Tavernier on The Prowler
  “On the Prowl: Restoring the Prowler”: The Film Noir Foundation and UCLA Film & Television Archive Partnership
  Audio Commentary by Film Noir Expert Eddie Muller
  Original Theatrical Trailer
  Photo Gallery

Reviews:
“A hallucinatory film noir! Losey’s best film!” – Film Critic, Dave Kehr
“Maybe the creepiest of classic noirs! A tawdry tale of sexual power relations.” – Village Voice
“A masterpiece of sexual creepiness, institutional corruption and suffocating, ugly passion.” – James Ellroy

Actors

Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell, Katherine Warren, Emerson Treacy

Directed by

Joseph Losey

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