I've yet to see any pre-1965 movie that has anything really
remarkable in the extras department. Which is just as well, I
think. In my opinion, 99% of the extra stuff bundled with
DVDs is a complete waste of time. I got Nick Ray's "In a
Lonely Place" not too long ago...and there was a
mini-homage-documentary-thing in which Curtis Hanson
(director of L.A. Confidential) talked about his love for the
movie. Nice but...ehhh...so what?
For my money, as long as the movie has a good, crisp transfer
and good audio, that trumps just about any random crap (e.g.
production stills, silly quizzes, original theatrical
trailers) they might dig up to add as extra features.
William Denton wrote:
> I've been waiting for this for a while: DOUBLE
INDEMNITY, the movie
> version, directed by Billy Wilder and written by Raymond Chandler, from
> James M. Cain's book, is out on DVD (at least in Region 1). An excellent
> movie. Looks like the DVD has no fancy extras like documentaries, though.
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