A Time for Dying (US Indicator LE ) (Blu-Ray All Region)

$23.99

The final western from one of the genre’s greatest directors, Budd Boetticher (Ride Lonesome), and the last screen appearance of war hero-turned-movie star Audie Murphy (To Hell and Back), A Time for Dying is an offbeat, elegiac look at the Old West, prefiguring Don Siegel’s classic western, and John Wayne’s final picture, The Shootist.

 

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Description

 

Running time: 73 minutes

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Colour/B&W: Colour 

Language: English

Subtitles: English SDH

Genre: Drama, Westerns 

MPAA rating: NR (Not Rated)

Studio: Powerhouse Films / Indicator

Format: Blu-ray

Region code: FREE

No. of discs: 1

Director: Budd Boetticher

Cast: Audie Murphy, Richard Lapp, Anne Randall, Robert Random, Beatrice Kay

Synopsis

The final western from one of the genre’s greatest directors, Budd Boetticher (Ride Lonesome), and the last screen appearance of war hero-turned-movie star Audie Murphy (To Hell and Back), A Time for Dying is an offbeat, elegiac look at the Old West, prefiguring Don Siegel’s classic western, and John Wayne’s final picture, The Shootist.

Richard Lapp stars as a young man with fine shooting skills who crosses paths with real-life figures, such as Jesse James (played by Murphy) and Judge Roy Bean (Victor Jory), only to discover the true violence of the West.

Beset by post-production and distribution problems, A Time for Dying is overdue the recognition it deserves. This world Blu-ray debut, featuring an all-new restoration and a host of insightful extras, will finally enable the film to find its rightful audience.

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

 

• New restoration from a 2K scan of the original negative by Powerhouse Films

• Original mono audio

• Audio commentary with western experts C Courtney Joyner and Henry Parke (2022)

• Appreciation by filmmaker and author Christopher Petit (2022)

Just Like Jesse James (2022): Kim Newman, author of Wild West Movies, discusses the many film portrayals of the famed outlaw

• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

• Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Paul Duane, archival interviews with Budd Boetticher and Audie Murphy, and film credits

• World premiere on Blu-ray

• Limited edition of 2,000 copies for the US

All extras subject to change

 

Additional information

Weight 8 oz