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    It Might As Well Be...July Gratifaction

    Posted by Mike Finnegan on

    Heart-on-its-sleeve Americana meets hard-charging and laugh-inducing walks on the wild side in the 5-movie/4-disc Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray roster for July, with return engagements of writer/directors Samuel Fuller and Woody Allen and delightful label debuts for two legendary songwriting duos, all arrive in scintillating 1080p with (where available) isolated music tracks providing added fireworks. Coming July 18 are: The Crimson Kimono (1959), starring Victoria Shaw, Glenn Corbett and James Shigeta, directed by Samuel Fuller, score by Harry Sukman; Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*but were afraid to ask) (1972), starring Woody Allen, Burt Reynolds and Gene Wilder, directed by Allen, score by Mundell Lowe; State Fair (1962), starring Pat Boone, Bobby Darin, Pamela Tiffin and Ann-Margret, directed by Jose Ferrer, song score by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, musical direction by Alfred Newman; and a double-feature disc of the musicals Tom Sawyer (1973), starring Johnnie Whitaker, Celeste Holm and Warren Oates, directed by Don Taylor, song score by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman, musical direction by John Williams; and Huckleberry Finn (1974), starring Jeff East, Paul Winfield and Harvey Korman, directed by J. Lee Thompson, song score by the Sherman Brothers, musical direction by Fred Werner. Details of each release will follow in June.