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Name: TWILIGHT TIME
Number: TWILIGHT252-BR

THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA (1954) (BLU-RAY)
Starring:  Humphrey Bogart, Edmond O'Brien, Ava Gardner, Valentina Cortese, Rossano Brazzi, Marius Goring
Directed By:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Composed By:  Mario Nascimbene

“A heady Mankiewicz brew of Hollywood trash and wit.”
– Time Out London

“A caustic and cynical report on the glittering and graceless behavior of the Hollywood-international set. This vivid and withering illustration of a set and a general atmosphere is the chief fascination of this picture…sharp wit and surprise.”
– Bosley Crowther, The New York Times

Writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz gives us a bitter tale of stardom won and wasted in The Barefoot Contessa (1954), a film à clef about a Rita Hayworth-style Spanish dancer (Ava Gardner) who becomes an international movie star. Her sympathetic guide is a writer/director/ Mankiewicz surrogate (Humphrey Bogart); Edmond O’Brien won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar® playing the public relations lackey of a Howard Hughes-like mogul (Warren Stevens); and the film is stunningly photographed by the one and only Jack Cardiff (The Red Shoes, Black Narcissus).

LANGUAGE: English
VIDEO: 1080p High Definition / 1.78:1
AUDIO: English 5.1 DTS-HD MA / English 3.0 DTS-HD MA (Perspecta) / English 2.0 DTS-HD MA
SUBTITLES: English SDH
1954 / Color
130 MINUTES
NOT RATED

Special Features: Isolated Score Track / Audio Commentary with Film Historians Julie Kirgo and David Del Valle / Stills Gallery from the David Del Valle Archive / Original Theatrical Trailer

Limited Edition of 3,000 Units

  
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