Blu-ray Release: Garden of Evil

Blu-ray Release Date: May 10, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Henry Hathaway (True Grit) directs the lavish 1954 CinemaScope Western Garden of Evil.

The film focuses on a desperate woman (Susan Hayward, Where Love Has Gone) who hires three prospectors – played by Gary Cooper (The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell), Richard Widmark (Broken Lance), and Cameron Mitchell (House of Bamboo) – to help her rescue her husband (Hugh Marlowe, All About Eve), who’s been trapped in a Mexican gold mine in hostile Apache territory.

GardenOfEvil1_optGarden of Evil features music by the legendary Bernard Herrmann (The Bride Wore Black) – available on this Twilight Time release as an isolated track – here offering his only Western score.

Bonus features on the Blu-ray include the following:

-Isolated Score Track
-Audio Commentary with film and music historians John Morgan, Nick Redman, Steven C. Smith and William T. Stromberg
-Travels of a Gunslinger: The Making of Garden of Evil
-Susan Hayward: Hollywood’s Straight Shooter
-Henry Hathaway: When the Going Gets Tough…
-TV Spot
-Original Theatrical Trailers

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!

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.