Blu-ray Release: Dragonwyck

Blu-ray Release Date: Jan. 23, 2018
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Based on Anya Seton’s gothic-historical bestseller, Dragonwyck (1946) was the first film in the storied directorial career of Joseph L. Mankiewicz (All About Eve).

Gene Tierney in Dragonwyck

The spooky mystery-drama tells the tale of an innocent country girl, Miranda (Gene Tierney, Leave Her to Heaven), summoned to work as a governess at the magnificent estate – the eponymous Dragonwyck – of a distant cousin, the imperious Nicholas Van Ryn (Vincent Price, Theatre of Blood).  Despite the luxury of the surroundings and the romantic attentions of Nicholas, things soon begin to take a more sinister turn for our heroine.

Bonus features on this Twilight Time release include the following:

-Isolated Music Track
-Audio Commentary with Film Historian Steve Haberman and Documentary Filmmaker Constantine Nasr
-A House of Secrets: Exploring Dragonwyck
-Gene Tierney: A Shattered Portrait
-Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain
-Two Dragonwyck Vintage Radio Shows
-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.