Folk hero, John Dillinger is cunningly portrayed by Warren Oates as the mostly true tale of gangsters and G-men unfolds in in all its shoot-em-up glory. In the 1930s, there was a war raging in the United States. At odds were the brave men of the FBI and the outlaw gangs of bank robbers that were forming around the country. John Dillinger and his gang were at the top of the FBI
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD looks dated, with a hazy quality and colors that are shy of full saturation. Fleshtones are a bit brownish, and blacks are generally weak and undefined. Images can be generally sharp, but detail and definition are wanting. Film grain is apparent throughout, and is excessively perceived on occasion. Sometimes the picture can look generally good, but overall the dated picture is mediocre. Edge enhancement is occasionally evident.
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