Blu-ray Release: The Keys of the Kingdom

Blu-ray Release Date: December 13, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

An impressive spiritual epic drama, The Keys of the Kingdom (1944) is adapted from A.J. Cronin’s novel about a Scottish missionary’s life in China by two superlative screenwriters, Joseph L. Mankiewicz (who also produced) and Nunnally Johnson.

keysofthekingdom_optHeadlined by shooting star Gregory Peck (Moby Dick), this pluperfect example of A-picture elegance also features stunning cinematography by Arthur Miller (The Song of Bernadette) and a score from one of Hollywood’s greatest composers, Alfred Newman, available on this Twilight Time release as an isolated track.

Special Features on Twilight Time’s Blu-ray include the following:
-Isolated Score Track
-Audio Commentary with Film Historians Kenneth Geist and Chris Mankiewicz
-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.