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Richard Lapp

A Time for Dying

£9.99

Released: 26th February 2024. The final western from one of the genre's greatest directors, Budd Boetticher (Ride Lonesome), and the last screen appearance of war hero-turned-movie star Audie Murphy (To Hell and Back), A Time for Dying is an offbeat, elegiac look at the Old West, prefiguring Don Siegel's classic western, and John Wayne's final picture, The Shootist. Richard Lapp stars as a young man with fine shooting skills who crosses paths with real-life figures, such as Jesse James (played by Murphy) and Judge Roy Bean (Victor Jory), only to discover the true violence of the West. Beset by post-production and distribution problems, A Time for Dying is overdue the recognition it deserves.

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  • Details

    Released:
    26th February 2024
    Category:
    Western
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Barcode:
    5060697924244
  • Description

    The final western from one of the genre's greatest directors, Budd Boetticher (Ride Lonesome), and the last screen appearance of war hero-turned-movie star Audie Murphy (To Hell and Back), A Time for Dying is an offbeat, elegiac look at the Old West, prefiguring Don Siegel's classic western, and John Wayne's final picture, The Shootist. Richard Lapp stars as a young man with fine shooting skills who crosses paths with real-life figures, such as Jesse James (played by Murphy) and Judge Roy Bean (Victor Jory), only to discover the true violence of the West. Beset by post-production and distribution problems, A Time for Dying is overdue the recognition it deserves.
    Region Code:
    Region A.B.C
    Duration:
    73 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Hard of Hearing Subtitles: English, Interactive Menu, Screen ratio 1:1.85, Screen ratio 2:1.37, Mono, Commentary: C. Courtney Joyner (screenwriter/novelist) and Henry Parke (film historian), Documentaries: 'A Sense of Poetry'; 'The Men Who Shot Jesse James', Two presentations of the film: in its original 1.85:1 theatrical aspect ratio and 1.37:1 open matte shooting ratio
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