Blu-ray Release: Alexander the Great

Blu-ray Release Date: March 15, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Writer-director-producer Robert Rossen brings us the epic story of Alexander the Great (1956), a vivid Cinemascope chronicle of history’s great conqueror.

alexander the great1Richard Burton (Cleopatra) stars as the eponymous hero, the greatest warrior-leader of the ancient world. He’s surrounded by an all-star cast that includes Claire Bloom (Richard III), Fredric March (Inherit the Wind), Danielle Darrieux (The Earrings of Madame de…), Michael Hordern (Where Eagles Dare), and Harry Andrews (Solomon and Sheba).

Presented in all its stunning visual grandeur on high-definition Blu-ray, this grand production is also highlighted by a great score form the great Mario Nascimbene, which is available on this Twilight Time release as an isolated track.

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to keep an eye on the Twilight Time site or that of their distributor Screen Archives’s for the announcement of the prebook date (usually 2-3 weeks before the title’s street date) and get ready to reserve!

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.