Blu-ray Release: A Lovely Way to Die

Blu-ray Release Date: April 27, 2021
Price: Blu-ray $17.99
Studio: Kino Lorber

Form 1968, the crime drama A Lovely Way to Die stars screen legend Kirk Douglas (The Vikings) as Schuyler, a hard-boiled police detective who turns in his badge after charges of brutality are made against him. Hired by a prominent attorney (Eli Wallach, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly), Schuyler is assigned to protect Rena Westabrook (Sylva Koscina, Judex), a beautiful young woman who is accused of murdering her wealthy husband. While trying to uncover more information about the murder, Schuyler falls for his lovely client and gets embroiled in a murderous scheme of blackmail, deadly secrets and lies.

David Lowell Rich (Madame X)  directed this colorful sixties caper featuring early unbilled screen appearances by Ali MacGraw (Love Story), Doris Roberts (Hester Street) and John P. Ryan (Runaway Train).

Special Features:
-NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Steve Mitchell
-U.S. Theatrical Trailer (HD)
-International Theatrical Trailer (HD)
-Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
-Optional English Subtitles

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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.