Emperor of the North (Blu-ray)


Director Robert Aldrich and screenwriter Christopher Knopf bring us a spectacular Depression-era tale, Emperor of the North (1973) featuring a pair of stalwart veteran actors, Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine, as, respectively, a jaunty hobo determined to ride a train and the vicious conductor equally resolved to prevent this eventuality.  Also starring Keith Carradine as the train-jumper’s young protégé, and featuring a potent score by Frank De Vol. 

Starring: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyner, Harry Caesar, Malcolm Atterbury, Simon Oakland

Directed By: Robert Aldrich

Written By: Christopher Knopf

Score By: Frank De Vol

Language: English

Video: 1080p High Definition / 1.85:1 / Color

Audio: English 2.0 DTS-HD MA

Subtitles: English SDH

Theatrical Release: 1973

Runtime: 120 Minutes

Rating: PG

Region Code: Region Free (A/B/C)

Special Features: Isolated Score Track / Audio Commentary with Film Historian Dana Polan / Original Theatrical Trailer / TV Spots

Genre: Action

Limited Edition of 3,000 Units

Did you know that Christopher Knopf recently wrote a new novel that is closer to what he wanted the movie to movie to be before changes were made to his original screenplay?  It's available here directly from the publisher.