- Manufacturer: Warner Bros
- Model #: 883316270905
- Condition: new
- Warranty: Manufacturer's Warranty
- DealYard SKU: XP14883316270905
Critics and fans agree: Stranger on the Third Floor is the little B picture that launched one of the greatest movements in cinema history: film noir. Peter Lorre plays the eerie title role in this once-neglected gem about a reporter (John McGuire) whose testimony sentences a small-time loser (Elisha Cook Jr.) to the electric chair for murder. When the reporter himself is fingered in a second murder, he realizes both crimes are the work of a furtive stranger ' but will anyone believe him? All the shadowy, shivery, angled angst of German Expressionism is here, married to the hard-boiled moral ambiguity that marks the genre. The highlight: a suspense-and-sweat-drenched dream sequence that jolted 1940 audiences into an exciting new way of looking at the movies.
- Actors: Peter Lorre, John Mcguire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron
- Genre: Crime, Drama, Art/Foreign
- Run Time: 64:00 Final Format: DVD - NTSC Year: 1940
- This Disc is formatted for all Regions and has CSS Copyright Protection (will not play in some laptops)
- Aspect Ratio: 4 X 3 FULL FRAME, Original Aspect Ratio - 1.37 Audio: Mono 1.0 - English
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