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    Unique ID Code: 0000201334
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 10/11/2019 16:21
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    The Far Country

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    Challenging the Klondike Snow, and Greed and Sin, When Gold Was the Lure!
    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 97 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    An archetypal example of its genre, The Far Country is one of five superb westerns the screen legend James Stewart (Vertigo, Bend Of The River) made with acclaimed Hollywood auteur Anthony Mann (El Cid, The Man from Laramie).

    Mann s film tells of Jeff Webster (Stewart) and his sidekick Ben Tatum (Walter Brennen, My Darling Clementine), two stoic adventurers driving cattle to market from Wyoming to Canada who come to logger heads with a corrupt judge (John McIntire, Psycho) and his henchmen. Ruth Romain (Strangers on a Train) plays a sultry saloon keeper who falls for Stewart, teaming up with him to take on the errant lawman.

    An epic saga set during the heady times of the Klondike Gold Rush, The Far Country captures the scenic grandeur of northern Canada s icy glaciers and snow-swept mountains in vivid Technicolor. Mann s direction expertly steers the film to an unorthodox, yet thrilling all guns-blazing finale, whilst the imposing landscape takes on a whole new splendour in High Definition.

    Special Features:
    Two presentations of The Far Country in both original aspect ratios of 1.85:1 and 2.00:1
    Brand new 4K restoration from the original film elements by Arrow Films
    Original 1.0 stereo audio
    Limited edition booklet with new writing on the film by Philip Kemp and original reviews
    Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys

    High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the film in its original aspect ratio of 1.85:1
    New audio commentary by film scholar Adrian Martin
    American Frontiers: Anthony Mann at Universal, an all-new, feature-length documentary with Mann biographer Alan K. Rode, western author C. Courtney Joyner, script supervisor Michael Preece, and critics Michael Schlesinger and Rob Word
    Mann of the West, a newly filmed appraisal of Far Country and the westerns of Anthony Mann by the critic Kim Newman
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    Original trailer

    High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the film in the alternate original aspect ratio of 2.00:1

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 widescreen 1080p
    2.00:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 1.0 Mono English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Anthony Mann

    Written By:

    James Stewart
    Ruth Roman
    Corinne Calvet
    Walter Brennan
    John McIntire
    Jay C. Flippen
    Harry Morgan

    Music From:
    Henry Mancini
    Hans J. Salter
    Frank Skinner
    Herman Stein

    Director of Photography:
    William H. Daniels

    Russell F. Schoengarth

    Costume Designer:
    Jay A. Morley Jr.

    Aaron Rosenberg

    Arrow Video

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