Kino Lorber Studio Classics Announces its July 2017 Home Video Releases
New York, NY -- June 7, 2017 -- Kino Lorber Studio Classics proudly announces its home video releases for July 2017.
Streeting in July are five Bob Hope comedy classics: the "Road" movies Road to Rio (1947) and Road to Bali (1952) co-starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, the comedy-noir My Favortie Brunette (1947), the holiday favorite The Lemon Drop Kid (1951), from the celebrated Damon Runyon story; and Son of Paleface (1952), the hit sequel to 1948's The Paleface, directed by acclaimed comedy filmmaker Frank Tashlin and co-starring Jane Russell with Roy Rogers and Trigger. Special features include audo commentary by filmmaker Greg Ford and an animated short film by Frank Tashlin on Son of Paleface, and audio commentary by film historians Michael Schlesinger and Mark Evanier on Road to Bali. Each is available on Blu-ray with a SRP of $24.95 and on DVD with a SRP of $14.95.
Streeting on Blu-ray & DVD July 11th are the Western classics Shalako (1968), starring Sean Connery and Brigitte Bardot and directed by Edward Dmytryk, featuring audio commentary by filmmaker Alex Cox, and The Hunting Party (1971), starring Oliver Reed, Gene Hackman and Candice Bergen, featuring an interview with actor Mitchell Ryan and audio commentary with film historians Howard S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson.
Also streeting on July 11th are Lance Lindsay's horror film Star Crystal (1986), and cult filmmaker Fred Olen Ray's Star Slammer (1986), both newly mastered in HD.
The complete series of Larry Cohen's TV espionage thriller Coronet Blue (1967) street on DVD July 18th. This series, which starred Frank Converse and Joe Silver, and featured guest stars such as Candice Bergen, David Carradine, Roy Scheider, Jon Voight, and Billy Dee Williams, comes in a four-disc set featuring an interview with show creator Larry Cohen.
Streeting July 18th are the action thrillers Freeway (1988), featuring an interview with director Francis Delia; The Last of the Finest (1990) starring Brian Dennehy, featuring audio commentary by Steve Mitchell, producer-director of King Cohen, and film historian Nathaniel Thompson, and No Man's Land, starring Charlie Sheen, featuring an interview with star D.B. Sweeney, an interview with director Peter Werner, and audio commentary by Steve Mitchell, producer-director of King Cohen, and film historian Nathaniel Thompson.
Also streeting July 25th are Mike Nichols' Silkwood (1983), starring Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell and Cher, featuring an interview with producer Michael Hausman, trailers, TV Spots,and reversible Blu-ray art; and Nunnally Johnson's post-war espionage thriller Night People (1954) starring Gregory Peck, and featuring interviews with Cecilia Peck, Carey Peck and Anthong Peck.