Mike’s Picks: ‘I Walk Alone’ and ‘If I Had a Million’

I Walk Alone

Street 7/24/18
Kino Lorber, Drama, $19.95 DVD, $24.95 Blu-ray, NR.
Stars Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey.
1947. The first Burt Lancaster-Kirk Douglas teaming, I Walk Alone captures a special moment in marquee-name time and is thus worth a look by those for whom modest fun is enough.
Extras: Includes a commentary by Troy Howarth.
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If I Had a Million (Si j’avasts un million)

All-Region French Blu-ray
Elephant, Comedy, $39.99 Blu-ray, NR.
Stars W.C. Fields, Gary Cooper, George Raft, Charles Ruggles.
1933. The multipart If I Had a Million, whose W.C. Fields episode is one of the high points does a stellar job of (without making a big deal of it) portraying a period of economic neediness.
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