Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977) (Masters of Cinema)
We have invaded Silo 3. We are prepared to launch nine nuclear missiles. We demand ten million dollars, Air Force One... and you, Mr President.
Running Time: 144 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
Release Date: 2016
Content Type: Movie
High among idiosyncratic auteur Robert Aldrich s most powerful and intense dramas, Twilight s Last Gleaming is a thunderous political thriller and race-against-time doomsday classic.
Burt Lancaster stars as the Air Force general Lawrence Dell who seizes control of a stockpile of nuclear missiles to force the US President (Charles Durning) to tell the truth about the Vietnam war. As negotiations get ever more desperate, General MacKenzie ( Richard Widmark) leads an elite fighting team into the complex to disable Dell and his team directly.
One of the most overlooked nail biters of the 1970s, Twilight s Last Gleaming is presented here on UK home video for the first time in a new Dual-Format edition.
''Aldrich Over Munich - The Making of Twilight's Last Gleaming'' documentary
PLUS: A booklet featuring new writing and archival images
1.85:1 widescreen 1080p
PCM 2.0 Mono English
Ronald M. Cohen
Roscoe Lee Browne
Gerald S. O'Loughlin
Director of Photography:
Robert B. Hauser