Mike’s Picks: ‘The Big Clock’ and ‘Baby the Rain Must Fall’

The Big Clock: Special Edition

MVD/Arrow, Drama, $39.95 Blu-ray, NR.
Stars Ray Milland, Charles Laughton, Maureen O’Sullivan, George Macready.
1948.
With a larkish approach to drinking straight plus several wacky asides, the toned-down movie of Kenneth Fearing’s novel The Big Clock isn’t exactly “noir” yet would still be a tough one to leave off a comprehensive list of films that are.
Extras: Among the extras is an impressively thought-out commentary by scholar Adrian Martin.
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Baby the Rain Must Fall

Available via ScreenArchives.com
Twilight Time, Drama, $29.95 Blu-ray, NR.
Stars Lee Remick, Steve McQueen, Don Murray.
1965.
Despite its shortcomings, Baby is still a rewarding view for pure historical perspective if you love to follow career trajectories.
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