Blu-ray Release: Don’t Bother To Knock

Blu-ray Release Date: March 20, 2018
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

The 1952 drama Don’t Bother to Knock stars Marilyn Monroe (The Asphalt Jungle) in an early dramatic role, eerily playing a demented baby sitter drawn to a man (Richard Widmark, Night and The City) she ultimately becomes convinced is her dead lover. Anne Bancroft (The Slender Thread) is also on hand, making her screen début as Widmark’s chanteuse girlfriend, hoping against hope that he’ll prove himself worthy. This one is handsomely shot by the great Lucien Ballard (Junior Bonner).

Monroe and Widmark in Don’t Bother to Knock.

Special features on this Blu-ray edition include an isolated music track, featurettes on Monroe and Widmark and an original theatrical trailer.

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.