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Apr 012016

forbidden-hollywood-10Warner Archive Collection will release the 10th and final volume of its best-selling “Forbidden Hollywood” series on April 19.

Future Pre-code classic titles will continue to be released as individual titles.

The five titles included in this collection are:

  • S. Van Dyke’s “Guilty Hands,” starring Lionel Barrymore as a DA who commits the perfect crime. Kay Francis co-stars.
  • James Flood & Elliott Nugent’s “The Mouthpiece” stars Warren William in a breakout performance as a DA turned defense attorney.
  • Edward Sutherland spills the “Secrets of the French Police,” as an inspector (Frank Morgan) and a thief (John Warburton) scour the underworld for a waif who may be Princess Anastasia (Gwili
  • Howard Bretherton & William Keighley’s “The Match King,” starring Warren William in the title role and based on the real-life story of industrialist Ivar Kreuger.  Glenda Farrell delivers the glam.
  • “Babyface” Barbara Stanwyck sizzles as a spouse torn between love (Otto Kruger) and country in Archie Mayo’s ‘Ever in My Heart,” with Ralph Bellamy as “the other guy” (naturally!).

NOTE: These DVDs are Manufactured on Demand (MOD); to order, fans must visit The Warner Archive Collection, WB Shop.com, Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

 Posted by on April 1, 2016  Add comments

  2 Responses to “Warner Archive Collection Releases Forbidden Hollywood Vol.10”

  1. Dear Sir:

    Thanks for years of FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD films!

    The latest — Vol.10 — is a package of gems!

    Please keep the collections coming!

    Michael A. Meng
    Fullerton, CA

  2. Does anyone know if the Warner Archive Collection Forbidden Hollywood Volume 2 includes the TCM Documentary “Thou Shalt Not” included in the original TCM release?

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