Blu-ray Release: Cowboy

Blu-ray Release Date: Feb. 16, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

The 1958 film Cowboy is another Western foray from the inimitable Delmer Daves (3:10 to Yuma), based on a book by the adventurous Frank Harris.

Jack Lemmon and Glenn Ford in Cowboy

Jack Lemmon and Glenn Ford in Cowboy

Cowboy tellss the tale of a young Chicago hotel clerk (Jack Lemmon, The Odd Couple) who heads out on a cattle drive under the strict tutelage of a tough veteran (Glenn Ford, Gilda). Featuring wonderful character turns by the likes of Brian Donlevy, Dick York, Richard Jaeckel, and Strother Martin, the film is supported by a sweeping George Duning score, available on this Twilight Time release as an isolated track.

Special features along with the isolated score include an audio commentary with film historians Julie Kirgo, Paul Seydor, and Nick Redman, as well as the original theatrical trailer.

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!


About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.