Blu-ray Release: Female on the Beach

Blu-ray Release Date: Dec. 11, 2018
Price: Blu-ray $20.97
Studio: Kino Lorber

In the film noir crime drama Female on the Beach, screen legend Joan Crawford (Johnny Guitar) stars as Lynn Markham, a widow who moves into a beach house where the former owner had fallen to her death. What had seemed like an accident turns to suspicion of murder as Lynn finds herself drawn into a torrid affair with a handsome beachcomber (Jeff Chandler, Jeanne Eagels) who may be harboring a sinister secret.

Adequately directed by Joseph Pevney (Fox Fire), Female on the Beach is a stylish showcase for Crawford’s intense performance and features a stellar cast that includes Jan Sterling (The Incident), Cecil Kellaway (Marty) and Natalie Schafer (Secret Beyond the Door) in key supporting roles.

Extras on the Blu-ray include the following:

-New Audio Commentary by Film Historian Kat Ellinger
-New Audio Commentary by Film Historian David Del Valle, moderated by Filmmaker David DeCoteau
-Animated Image Gallery
-Reversible Art
-Theatrical Trailer

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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.