20th Century Fox Film Noir
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20th Century Fox Film Noir refers to a collection of films released on DVD by 20th Century Fox. The series, a spinoff of the earlier Fox Studio Classics line, was premiered in March 2005, with the release of the inaugural titles Call Northside 777, Laura and Panic in the Streets. Like the earlier Studio Classics line, Fox Film Noir DVDs are numbered on their spines.
DVDs in the series
|Film title||Original release year||Spine number|
|Call Northside 777||1948||02|
|The Dark Corner||1946||10|
|House of Bamboo||1955||04|
|House of Strangers||1949||17|
|The House on 92nd Street||1945||07|
|The House on Telegraph Hill||1951||15|
|I Wake Up Screaming||1941||18|
|Kiss of Death||1947||11|
|No Way Out||1950||13|
|Panic in the Streets||1950||03|
|Somewhere in the Night||1946||08|
|The Street with No Name||1948||05|
|Where the Sidewalk Ends||1950||12|
Boomerang was recalled shortly before its release, although a small number of copies had already made their way onto store shelves. A re-release has been announced for September 2008.
Black Widow, Call Northside 777, Dangerous Crossing and Laura had been reissued and repackaged in Fox's Classic Quad series.
Fox Noirs released by Criterion
Currently,[when?] three film noir titles released by 20th Century Fox are available on DVD, but are not released by Fox as part of the Film Noir series. Instead, they are selections in The Criterion Collection DVD line. The films are Night and the City, Pickup on South Street and Thieves' Highway.