Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1946.
Special features include: Introduction by Richard Jewell [film historian and author]; The John Garfield story (58 min.); Behind-the-scenes image gallery [slide show]; Theatrical trailer-1946 (3 min.); Theatrical trailer-1981 remake (3 min.).
Director of photography, Sidney Wagner ; film editor, George White ; musical score, George Bassman.
Lana Turner (Cora Smith), John Garfield (Frank Chambers), Cecil Kellaway (Nick Smith), Hume Cronyn (Arthur Keats), Leon Ames (Kyle Sackett), Audrey Totter (Madge Gorland), Alan Reed (Ezra Liam Kennedy).
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital mono, original theatrical presentation aspect ratio, 1.33:1.
English and French soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish ; closed-captioned.