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CASH ON DEMAND - BD

CASH ON DEMAND - BD

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(Quentin Lawrence, 1961)
Release date: 15 February 2021
Standard Edition Blu-ray

This tense and hugely entertaining heist thriller is a Hammer take on A Christmas Carol, which pits miserly and fastidious bank manager (Peter Cushing in sparkling form) against debonair robber André Morell, as a plot to rob a bank on Christmas Eve unfolds in almost real time.

Reuniting Cushing and Morell, who had just played Holmes and Watson for Hammer in The Hound of the Baskervilles (and co-starred in the BBC's controversial 1954 adaptation of George Orwell's 1984), this ingenious suspenser is now regarded by many as one of Hammer’s best films.

INDICATOR STANDARD EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES

  • High Definition remaster
  • Original mono audio
  • Two presentations of the film: the original UK theatrical cut (67 mins); and the extended US version (81 mins)
  • Audio commentary with film historians Jonathan Rigby and David Miller
  • The Perfect Crime: Inside ‘Cash On Demand’ (2018, 19 mins): an analysis of the film and its production by Hammer expert Jonathan Rigby, BFI curator Josephine Botting and cultural historian John J Johnston
  • Hammer’s Women: Lois Daine (2018, 10 mins): critic and author Becky Booth on the popular English actress
  • Lois Daine on ‘Cash on Demand’ (2018, 8 mins): new and exclusive interview
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image galleries: press and promotional material
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

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BBFC cert: PG
REGION FREE
EAN: 5060697921304