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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Criterion Collection) DVD or Blu-ray

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Criterion Collection) DVD or Blu-ray

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Item #: XE9262
Considered by many to be the finest British film ever made. General Clive Candy (Roger Livesly) barely survives four decades of tumultuous British history (1902 to 1942) only to see the world change before his eyes. 4K digital restoration. 2½ hrs, 2 DVD or 1 Blu-ray disc.
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Considered by many to be the finest British film ever made. General Clive Candy (Roger Livesly) barely survives four decades of tumultuous British history (1902 to 1942) only to see the world change before his eyes. 4K digital restoration. 2½ hrs, 2 DVD or 1 Blu-ray disc.

Details

Packaging: Boxed
Run Time:  2½ hours
Format:  Widescreen
Number of discs:  2 DVD or 1 Blu-ray disc
Language: English
Foreign Language Subtitles:  No
Color or B&W: Color
CC: No
SDH: Yes
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Audio Format:  Stereo
Rating: NR

Cast

Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, James McKechnie, Neville Mapp

Extras

• New digital master from the Film Foundation’s 2012 4K restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition

• Audio commentary featuring director Michael Powell and filmmaker Martin Scorsese

• New video introduction by Scorsese

A Profile of “The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp,” a documentary from 2000

• Restoration demonstration, hosted by Scorsese

Optimism and Sheer Will, a 2012 interview with editor Thelma Schoonmaker Powell, Michael Powell’s widow

• Gallery featuring rare behind-the-scenes production stills

• Gallery tracing the history of David Low’s original Colonel Blimp cartoons

• PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Molly Haskell


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