THE TALL T (1957) DECISION AT SUNDOWN (1957) BUCHANAN RIDES ALONE (1958) RIDE LONESOME (1959) COMANCHE STATION (1960)
Release date: 28 May 2018 (OOP date: March 2020) Limited Edition Blu-ray (Blu-ray premieres)
Five classic, iconic and slyly subversive westerns collected on Blu-ray for the very first time. Containing a wealth of new and archival extras – including extensive interviews with director Budd Boetticher, expert audio commentaries, appreciations by filmmakers Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood, and new critical analyses by film critics Christopher Fraying, Edward Buscombe and Kim Newman – this collectable five-disc box set also contains an 80-page book with newly commissioned essays, archival interviews and film credits, and is strictly limited to 6,000 numbered units.
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY BOX SET SPECIAL FEATURES • 2K restoration of Ride Lonesome • HD restorations of The Tall T, Decision at Sundown, Buchanan Rides Alone and Comanche Station • Original mono audio • The John Player Lecture with Budd Boetticher (1969): archival audio interview conducted by Horizons West author Jim Kitses at the National Film Theatre, London • The Guardian Interview with Budd Boetticher (1994): an extensive filmed interview conducted by film historian David Meeker at the National Film Theatre, London • Budd Boetticher on the Ranown Cycle (1999): excerpts from Eckhart Schmidt's unpublished documentary Visiting... Budd Boetticher • The Guardian Interview with Elmore Leonard (1997): the celebrated author, and writer of the short story upon which The Tall T is based, in conversation at London's National Film Theatre • The Tall T audio commentary with Jeanine Basinger (2008) • Ride Lonesome audio commentary with Jeremy Arnold (2008) • Comanche Station audio commentary with Taylor Hackford (2008) • Martin Scorsese on ‘The Tall T’ and ‘Ride Lonesome’ (2008) • Taylor Hackford on ‘Decision at Sundown’ and ‘Buchanan Rides Alone’ (2008) • Clint Eastwood on ‘Comanche Station’ (2008) • Playing in the Open (2018): an analysis of Ride Lonesome by Cristina Álvarez López • Christopher Frayling on Budd Boetticher (2018): the writer and cultural historian discusses the work of the great director • Kim Newman on the Ranown Cycle (2018): an analysis by the critic and author of Wild West Movies • A Man Alone (2018): a portrait of Randolph Scott by film historian Edward Buscombe • Super 8 version of ‘Comanche Station’: original cut-down home cinema presentation • Original theatrical trailers • Ride Lonesome trailer commentary (2013): a short critical appreciation by filmmaker John Sayles • Comanche Station trailer commentary (2014): a short critical appreciation by screenwriter Sam Hamm • Image galleries: publicity stills and promotional material • Limited Edition exclusive 80-page book containing newly commissioned essays by Pamela Hutchinson, Glenn Kenny, James Oliver, Neil Sinyard and Farran Smith Nehme, archival interviews with director Budd Boetticher and screenwriter Burt Kennedy, a critical anthology, and full film credits • World Blu-ray premieres of The Tall T, Decision at Sundown, Buchanan Rides Alone and Ride Lonesome • UK Blu-ray premiere of Comanche Station • Limited edition of 6,000 individually numbered units
#PHILTD062 BBFC cert: 12 REGION FREE EAN: 5037899071298