Aces High (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)

Directed by : Jack Gold
Available Date : 08/27/2024
Release Year : 1976
Running Time : 113
UPC : 738329267544
Country : U.S.
Language: English
Genre : War, Action, Drama
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MSRP: $24.95
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Available: Aug 27th 2024. Pre-orders are generally sent several days in advance of street date. Order may not be split.
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The fighter pilots of the First World War were glamorized as dashing, devil-may-care aces, but Gresham (Malcom McDowell, A Clockwork Orange), commanding officer of the squadron, lives with the reality and knows that it is very different. Young, brave and a true patriot, but exhausted and old before his time, he meets each batch of eager recruits with quiet despair, knowing their families are unlikely to see them again. When the latest arrival turns out to be young Croft (Peter Firth, Equus), fresh from his old school, the strain threatens to become intolerable. Based on the acclaimed play Journey’s End by R.C. Sherriff, Aces High tells a moving story of comradeship and courage, loneliness and fear, directed by Jack Gold (The Tenth Man) and produced by Benjamin Fisz (Battle of Britain), and containing some of the most magnificent aerial battles ever staged. The stacked cast also features Christopher Plummer, Simon Ward, David Wood, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, Richard Johnson and Ray Milland.

Product Extras :
  • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger and Steve Mitchell
  • Interview with Director Jack Gold
  • Interview with Star Malcolm McDowell
  • Short Film About the Original Premiere of Aces High
  • Restoration Comparison
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Optional English Subtitles
Publish Date : 2024-06-04
  • Jack Gold - Director
  • Malcolm McDowell - Actor
  • Christopher Plummer - Actor
  • John Gielgud - Actor
  • Trevor Howard - Actor
  • Ray Milland - Actor
  • Simon Ward - Actor
  • Peter Firth - Actor
  • David Wood - Actor
  • Richard Johnson - Actor

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