Blu-ray Release: Miss Sadie Thompson (2D and 3D)

Blu-ray Release Date: July 12, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

The 1953 musical romance Miss Sadie Thompson is yet another version of the Somerset Maugham story, “Miss Thompson” (later retitled “Rain”), this one gussied up with music, Technicolor, and 3D – to eye-popping effect.

Rita Hayworth is Miss Sadie Thompson

Rita Hayworth is Miss Sadie Thompson

The story of the titular “party girl” (Rita Hayworth, Gilda), who raises temperatures all over the South Pacific, the film also features Aldo Ray as a love-struck Marine and José Ferrer (Fedora) as a religious zealot who, like many such folk, protests against the lady a bit too much.

Special feature on this Twilight Time Blu-ray include the following:

-Isolated Music & Effects Track
-Audio Commentary with Film Historians David Del Valle and Steven Peros
-Introduction by Actress Patricia Clarkson
– 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.