Blu-ray, DVD Release: Mamie Van Doren: Film Noir Collection

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Nov. 20, 2018
Price: DVD $27.99, Blu-ray $31.39
Studio: Kino Lorber


Newly restored in 2K, the Mamie van Doren Film Noir Collection includes three noir B flicks starring that most B-ish of voluptuous starlets, Miss Mamie Van Doren (she of the beloved High School Confidential).

Here’s the breakdown:

The Girl in Black Stockings (1957) – A party girl is murdered, and everyone in a Utah motel is a suspect. Directed by Howard W. Koch (Badge 373) and co-starring Anne Bancroft (The Graduate), Lex Barker (Tarzan’s Peril) and Marie Windsor (The Killing).

Mamie van Doren in Vice Squad (1959)

Guns, Girls and Gangsters (1959) – In Las Vegas, a group of criminals plan to rob an armored truck hauling casino loot to the bank. Directed by Edward L. Cahn (Invisible Invaders) and co-starring Lee Van Cleef (Sabata), Gerald Mohr (The Angry Red Planet) and Paul Fix (El Dorado);

Vice Raid (1959) – A prostitution syndicate sends one of their call girls (Van Doren) to New York City to frame a police officer. Once again directed by Cahn and co-starring Brad Dexter (99 River Street), Richard Coogan (Three Hours to Kill) and Barry Atwater (TV’s The Outer Limits).

Bonus features include a bunch of theatrical trailers and a new interview with the woman, herself!

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.