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Jan 102017

bad-dayBAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK (1955) NEW 2017 1080p HD REMASTER John Sturges stark and sweeping Noir/Western/Social Commentary comes to Blu-ray looking as stunning as a valley of monuments. Spencer Tracy stars as a one-armed stranger who arrives in a no-horse town in the middle of nowhere on a mysterious mission. It's a mission that places him on a collision course with an entire town that will go to any lengths to protect its dark secrets. But the town hasn't met an hombre as tough as John John J. Macreedy. Also starring Robert Ryan, Walter Brennan, Ernest Borgnine and Lee Marvin. This timeless classic makes exceptional use of the then-new CinemaScope screen, set to a pulsating musical score by the great Andre Previn. Special Features: Commentary Track by film historian Dana Polan; Original Theatrical Trailer (HD) 16×9 Widescreen

BATTLEGROUND (1949) NEW 2017 1080p HD REMASTER William Wellman's classic war drama depicts the events of the battle of Bastogne (aka The Battle of the Bulge) is presented achingly clear on Blu-ray, packing more punch than a Howitzer. The all-star ensemble includes Van Johnson, George Murphy, Ricardo Montalban, John Hodiak, James Whitmore and Marshall Thompson who honor the heroism and sacrifice of the 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles in this action archetype, penned by fellow Bulge veteran Robert Pirosh. Special Features: Classic Tex Avery Cartoon – Little Rural Riding Hood (HD); Classic MGM Pete Smith Specialty – Let's Cogitate (HD); Original Theatrical Trailer (HD)

NOTE: These DVDs are Manufactured on Demand (MOD); to order, fans must visit The Warner Archive Collection, WB Shop.com, Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

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