THE WILD ONE - LE
THIS ITEM WAS A LIMITED EDITION AND IS NOW OUT-OF-PRINT.
STANDARD EDITIONS ARE HERE.
(László Benedek, 1953)
Release date: 22 May 2017 (OOP date: 9 February 2021)
Limited Dual Format Edition (UK Blu-ray premiere)
Marlon Brando in his breakthrough – and most iconic – role as Johnny Strabler, ruthless leader of the Black Rebels motorcycle gang who terrorise a small town. Based on real-life events, the film was considered so shocking and inciteful of delinquent behaviour at the time, it was banned in the UK until 1967.
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES
High Definition remaster
Original mono audio
Audio commentary by author and film historian Jeanine Basinger
The Wild One and the BBFC (2017, 25 mins): ex-BBFC examiner Richard Falcon discusses the film's history with the British censor
Introduction to the film by Karen Kramer (2007, 1 min)
Hollister, California: Bikers, Booze and the Big Picture (2007, 28 mins): a look back at the real life events that inspired the film
Brando: An Icon is Born (2007, 19 mins): a documentary exploring the life and career of the legendary actor
Super 8 version (1973, 19 mins): original cut-down home cinema presentation with unique narration
Original theatrical trailer
New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Limited edition exclusive 40-page booklet with a new essay by Kat Ellinger, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and Laslo Benedek’s 1955 article ‘Why I Made The Wild One'
UK Blu-ray premiere
- Limited Dual Format Edition of 3,000 copies
BBFC cert: PG