Blu-ray Release: The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Blu-ray Release Date: Feb. 10, 2015
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

The 1967 cult gangster film The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre about an underworld gang war that breaks out between two rival gangs in Chicago during the Roaring Twenties makes its Blu-ray debut courtesy of Twilight Time.

The-St-Valentines-Day-Massacre_optBased on the infamous 1929 mass rubout of of seven members of Chicago’s Northside Gang on orders from Al Capone, the film is directed by Roger Corman (Sharktopus). It stars Jason Robards (Long Day’s Journey into Night) as Al Capone, George Segal (Love and Other Drugs) as Peter Gusenberg, and Ralph Meeker (Kiss Me Deadly) as George “Bugs” Moran.

Also popping up in the crime movie are a young Bruce Dern who plays one of the victims of the massacre, and Jack Nicholson has a blink-and-you-miss-it bit as a gangster.

There’s no word yet on the special features package.

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, the time to order your Blu-ray discs directly from distributor Screen Archives is NOW!

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.