THE WRONG BOX - LE
STANDARD EDITIONS ARE HERE.
(Bryan Forbes, 1966)
Release date: 26 Nov 2018 (OOP date: 6 May 2020)
Limited Blu-ray Edition (World Blu-ray premiere)
Two warring elderly brothers and their respective heirs are determined that each will outlive the other in an attempt to hold onto the family fortune, and will stop at nothing – even murder – to achieve their goal.
Bryan Forbes’ riotous black comedy, based on the 1889 novel by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne, stars some of the greatest talents of the day, including Peter Sellers, Michael Caine, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Tony Hancock, Ralph Richardson, Nanette Newman and John Mills.
INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES:
• High Definition remaster
• Original mono audio
• The BEHP Interview with Bryan Forbes (1994,
102 mins): an archival audio recording, made as part of the British Entertainment History Project, featuring the celebrated filmmaker in conversation with Roy Fowler
• Audio commentary with film historians Josephine Botting and Vic Pratt
• Box of Delights (2018, 21 mins): award-winning actor Nanette Newman talks about The Wrong Box and her work with husband Bryan Forbes
• Box Cutting (2018, 10 mins): a new interview with assistant editor Willy Kemplen
• Chasing the Cast (2018, 11 mins): second assistant director Hugh Harlow recalls his experiences on set
• Original theatrical trailer
• Image gallery: promotional photography and publicity material
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Louis Barfe, archival recollections by Bryan Forbes and Michael Caine, an extract from the 1889 Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne source novel, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits
• World premiere on Blu-ray
• Limited Edition of 3,000 copies
BBFC cert: U