4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, Digital Release: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Blu-ray Release Date: May 17, 2022
Price: Blu-ray/4K UHD/Digital $34.99
Studio: Paramount

From 1962, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, one of the cinema’s great Westerns, for the first time ever on 4K Ultra HD as part of the Paramount Presents line.

Four-time Academy Award-winning director John Ford (My Darling Clementine) brought together an all-star cast for this quintessential late-career Western. Starring James Stewart (The Philadelphia Story) and True Grit‘s John Wayne (together for the first time), alongside Vera Miles, Lee Marvin, John Carradine and Lee Van Cleef, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance tells the story of a senator (Stewart), his old friend (Wayne), and a despicable outlaw called Liberty Valance (Marvin) and the man who shot him…

The 2-disc set (which includes a Blu-ray edition) is presented in collectible packaging featuring a foldout image of the film’s original theatrical poster and an interior spread with key movie moments.  The release also includes access to a Digital copy of the film a new Filmmaker Focus featuring film historian Leonard Maltin discussing John Ford, the film, and its legacy.

Here’s a complete list of bonus content, most of it of archival:

  • Filmmaker Focus – Leonard Maltin on The Man Who Shot Liberty ValanceNEW!
  • Feature commentary by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich, along with his archival recordings with John Ford and James Stewart
  • Selected scene commentary with introduction by Dan Ford, along with his archival recordings with John Ford, James Stewart and Lee Marvin
  • The Size Of Legends, The Soul Of Myth                                 
    • Chapter 1: Changing Of The Guard
    • Chapter 2: The Irascible Poet
    • Chapter 3: The Hero Doesn’t Win, The Winner Isn’t Heroic
    • Chapter 4: Most Things Happen By Accident
    • Chapter 5: The Great Protector
    • Chapter 6: Spotlight – Lee Marvin
    • Chapter 7: Print The Legend
  • Original Theatrical Trailer           

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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.