Blu-ray Release: Captain from Castile

Blu-ray Release Date: Oct. 17, 2017
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

A gorgeous, top-drawer Twentieth Century Fox adventure spectacular, Captain from Castile (1947) – adapted from Samuel Shellabarger’s best-selling novel – offers Tyrone Power (The Eddy Duchin Story) as a Castilian caballero, first a victim of the Spanish Inquisition, then a member of the Mexican expedition of Hernán Cortez (Cesar Romero, Two on a Guillotine).

Along the way, he helps an Aztec slave (Jay Silverheels) and rescues a lively barmaid (Jean Peters, Broken Lance) from the depredations of a cruel Inquisitor (John Sutton). Directed by veteran Henry King (Love in a Many-Splendored Thing), and featuring a masterpiece of a score by the great Alfred Newman (The Keys of a Kingdom).

Special Features:
-Isolated Music Track
-Audio Commentary with Film Historians Rudy Behlmer, Jon Burlingame, and Nick Redman
-Tyrone Power: The Last Idol
-Tyrone Power and His Leading Ladies
-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 get in your 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.