HELLFIGHTERS - LE

HELLFIGHTERS - LE

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(Andrew V McLaglen, 1968)
Release date: 18 October 2021
Limited Edition Blu-ray (UK Blu-ray premiere)

In Hellfighters, the legendary embodiment of no-nonsense stoicism, John Wayne, plays heroic firefighter Chance Buckman who combats oil-field blazes across the world. Based on the exploits of Red Adair (who acted as technical adviser on the film), this explosive actioner is directed with solid efficiency by Andrew V McLaglen (The Wild Geese, North Sea Hijack).

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • High Definition remaster
  • Original 6-track stereo presented as 5.1 surround audio
  • Optional stereo audio
  • Audio commentary with film historians Michael F Blake, C Courtney Joyner, and Constantine Nasr (2021)
  • The BFI Interview with Andrew V McLaglen (1999): archival audio recording of the director in conversation with David Lewin at the National Film Theatre
  • Tom Vincent on Andrew V McLaglen (2021): career-spanning appraisal by the film archivist
  • Newsreel footage of Red Adair fighting blazes in the Sahara and the North Sea
  • Super 8 version: original cut-down home-cinema presentation
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Andrew Nette, archival articles on the film and the events that inspired it, an overview of critical responses, and film credits
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited edition of 3,000 copies

Extras subject to change

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BBFC cert: PG
REGION B
EAN: 5060697921779