The Black Marble

Type: New Blu-Ray

Two veteran LAPD cops-hard-nosed alcoholic Sgt. A.M. Valnikov (Robert Foxworth) and female detective Sgt. Natalie Zimmerman (Paula Prentiss)-become reluctant partners-and willing lovers-in this comedic crime thriller from scripter Joseph Wambaugh ("The Onion Field"). The mismatched duo goes up against deep-in-debt gambler Philo Skinner (Harry Dean Stanton), who's holding a wealthy socialite's prized pet pooch for ransom. With Barbara Babcock, John Hancock. 113 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; theatrical trailer.