Things to Come: TT January/February Slate
Ushering in 2016 from Twilight Time are 11 hi-def Blu-Ray releases mixing the epic, the comic, the dramatic and screen journeys marked by memorable performances and the launch of a new association with Italian distributor Rewind Film. Get ready for double doses of stars Glenn Ford and James Garner, directors Hal Ashby and Burt Kennedy, and composer Elmer Bernstein.
Coming January 19 are: Bound for Glory (1976), starring David Carradine, Ronny Cox and Melinda Dillon, directed by Hal Ashby, an Academy Award®- winning Adaptation Score by Leonard Rosenman based on the music of Woody Guthrie and also featuring Oscar®-winning cinematography by Haskell Wexler; From the Terrace (1960), starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward and Myrna Loy, directed by Mark Robson, score by Elmer Bernstein; The Happy Ending (1969), starring Jean Simmons, John Forsythe and Shirley Jones, directed by Richard Brooks, score by Michel Legrand; The Last Detail (1973), starring Jack Nicholson, Otis Young and Randy Quaid, directed by Hal Ashby, score by Johnny Mandel; and finally, Hawaii (1966), starring Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow and Richard Harris, featuring both the 161-minute General Release Version in 1080p hi-def and the reconstructed 188-minute Orignal Roadshow Version in standard-def, directed by George Roy Hill, score by Elmer Bernstein.
Coming February 9 are: La Bambola di Satana (1969), aka The Doll of Satan, starring Erna Schurer, Roland Carey and Aurora Batista, directed by Ferruccio Casapinta, score by Franco Potenza, in Italian with English Subtitles; the return of The Big Heat (1953), starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame and Lee Marvin, directed by Fritz Lang, score adapted by Henry Vars; Cowboy (1958), starring Glenn Ford, Jack Lemmon and Anna Kashfi, directed by Delmer Daves, score by George Duning; The Hawaiians (1970), starring Charlton Heston, Geraldine Chaplin and John Phillip Law, directed by Tom Gries, score by Henry Mancini; a comedy double-feature disc of Support Your Local Sheriff (1969), starring James Garner, Joan Hackett and Walter Brennan, and Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971), starring James Garner, Suzanne Pleshette and Jack Elam, both directed by Burt Kennedy, scores by Jeff Alexander (Sheriff) and Jack Elliott and Allyn Ferguson (Gunfighter); and Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950), starring Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney and Gary Merrill, directed by Otto Preminger, score by Cyril Mockridge. Details of each release will follow in the coming months.