White Heat

Cagney, James

SKU: 883929280308

UPC 883929280308
Release Date 2013-05-21
Studio Warner Home Video
Discs 1
Length 113
Format B&W
MPAA Rating Not Rated
Synopsis A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring escape from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll robbery. Shortly after the plan goes into effect, things begin to go woefully astray. Academy Award Nominations: Best Motion Picture Story.Finally made it, Ma! Top o' the world! -- Cody Jarrett (JAMES CAGNEY) to his absent mother (MARGARET WYCHERLY)James Cagney solidified his tough guy persona in this brutal gangster opus about a vicious man who still loves his Ma. Cody Jarrett, the leader of a gang out west, has been busy knocking over banks and holding up trains. Complicating matters some, he has in tow his beloved Ma, his cool blonde beauty, Verna, and a suave double-crossing hood, Big Ed. The feds manage to put Cody behind bars on a minor charge. They then decide to plant an undercover agent in Cody's prison cell to win his confidence and encourage him to spill the beans about his criminal history. After a prison riot, Cody escapes. He leads the police on a chase through a mazelike chemical factory that culminates Cody's life of crime... and Cody insists on going out in his own blaze of glory.A colorized version is also available.[A] hard-boiled masterpiece...Blisteringly paced by director Raoul Walsh and better than ever, this powerhouse cult movie marked a kind of comeback for Cagney.[An] exceptional gangster drama...
Cast Ford Rainey (Star)
John Archer (Star)
Raoul Walsh (Director)
James Cagney (Star)
Wally Cassell (Star)
Fred Clark (Star)
Edmond O'Brien (Star)
Max Steiner (Composer)
Steve Cochran (Star)
Owen Marks (Editor)
Ivan Goff (Writer)
Sidney Hickox (Director of Photography)
Louis F. Edelman (Producer)
Virginia Mayo (Star)
Edward Carrere (Art Director)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown] Note: Commentary by film historian Dr. Drew Casper Leonard Maltin hosts Warner Night at the Movies 1949 with newsreel, comedy short So You Think You're Not Guilty, cartoon Hopeless Hare and theatrical trailers Featurette White Heat: Top of the World Audio: DTS HD Master Audio - English, Spanish Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.15000
Height 0.25000
Width 5.25000
Depth 6.50000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Drama
Attribute Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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