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The Stranger The Stranger

The Stranger The Stranger
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Having directed two undisputed masterpieces - Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons - Orson Welles delved into the suspense film, crafting a post-war, psychological noir that laid the foundations for his later film noir classics, The Lady from Shanghai and Touch of Evil. Edward G. Robinson stars as a government agent tracking down a sadistic Nazi officer (Welles), who has evaded justice for running Nazi extermination camps. Rankin has crafted a new identity for himself in a quaint Connecticut town by marrying Mary (Loretta Young), the daughter of a local judge, but as his past begins to catch up with him will his wife side with the investigators or her husband… Circulated in poor versions for decades, this edition of The Stranger was mastered in HD from an original 35mm print preserved by the Library of Congress and this special edition to celebrate the 100th year of the birth of Orson Welles is accompanied by a wealth of extras including The Death Mills documentary by Billy Wilder. Original theatrical trailer and an excerpt from the TV series: Around the World with Orson Welles, plus The radio broadcasts by Orson Welles. Having directed two undisputed masterpieces - Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons - Orson Welles delved into the suspense film, crafting a post-war, psychological noir that laid the foundations for his later film noir classics, The Lady from Shanghai and Touch of Evil. Edward G. Robinson stars as a government agent tracking down a sadistic Nazi officer (Welles), who has evaded justice for running Nazi extermination camps. Rankin has crafted a new identity for himself in a quaint Connecticut town by marrying Mary (Loretta Young), the daughter of a local judge, but as his past begins to catch up with him will his wife side with the investigators or her husband… Circulated in poor versions for decades, this edition of The Stranger was mastered in HD from an original 35mm print preserved by the Library of Congress and this special edition to celebrate the 100th year of the birth of Orson Welles is accompanied by a wealth of extras including The Death Mills documentary by Billy Wilder. Original theatrical trailer and an excerpt from the TV series: Around the World with Orson Welles, plus The radio broadcasts by Orson Welles.

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SKU 5060082519819
Catalogue Number ODNBF041
Year 1946
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) OEG DVD
Aspect ratio 1080/24p 1.33:1
Colour B&W
Sound LPCM 2.0 DUAL MONO
Running time 94 mins
Blu-ray region REGION B
Certificate PG

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