Blu-ray Release: The Glory Guys

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

The 1965 Western The Glory Guys is screenwriter Sam Peckinpah’s (Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia) gloss (adapted from Hoffman Birney’s novel) on the Custer/Little Big Horn story, directed by Arnold Laven.

The-Glory-Guys_jpg_optAndrew Duggan stars as the ill-fated general, badly overseeing a cavalry troop peopled by the spectacular likes of Tom Tryon, Harve Presnell, Slim Pickens (Dr. Strangelove), and a very young James Caan (Rollerball) in a standout performance.

Also featuring Senta Berger (If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium) as the requisite love interest; shot by the singular James Wong Howe (Sweet Smell of Success); and supported by a stunning Riz Ortolani score.

Special features include the following:
-Audio commentary with film historians Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons, and Nick Redman
-Passion & Poetry: Senta & Sam
-The James Wong Howe Story
-Promoting The Glory Guys
-Stills gallery
-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.