Dodsworth, under the direction of William Wyler, is one of the best pieces of cinema to come out of the 1930s and is available on Blu-ray. Like so many films of its era, Dodsworth originated as a novel before taking to the stage. In this instance, playwright/screenwriter Sidney Howard adapted his play for the screen. None of this would ever happen without Sinclair Lewis’s novel, of course. Sam Dodsworth (Walter Huston) founded Dodsworth Motors some…"Dodsworth Beautifully Remastered on Blu-ray"
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Confessions of a Nazi Spy was seen as a huge risk for Warner Bros. at the time because it dared speak out against Nazi Germany at the time. When Dr. Karl Kassel (Paul Lukas) makes his way to the United States, his main goal is to persuade German Americans to support the Nazi cause. Kurt Schneider (Francis Lederer), unemployed at the time, ends up joining the cause and becomes a spy. Schneider sends a letter…"Confessions of a Nazi Spy: A Huge Risk"