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Hangmen Also Die (Blu-ray)

Directed by : Fritz Lang
Crew : James Wong Howe
Available Date : 09/15/2020
Release Year : 1943
Running Time : 134
UPC : 741952739999
Country : U.S.
Language: English
Subject : Literature, Film Studies, Film and Media Studies - Classic Cinema
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"Reveals Mr. Lang as a master of concentrated suspense." - The New York Times

Newly Restored! Beautifully shot by James Wong Howe and tightly scripted by Bertolt Brecht and director Fritz Lang in their only collaboration, this noir-like espionage thriller is set in occupied Czechoslovakia and revolves around the successful plot by the Czech resistance to assassinate Deputy Reich-Protector of Bohemia and Moravia "Hangman" Reinhard Heydrich and the hunt by the Gestapo to track down the killers.

Product Extras :

New 2K Restoration | NEW Audio Commentary by Richard Peña, Director Emeritus of the New York Film Festival | Story of a Hangman: Robert Gerwath on Reinhard Heydrich (1080p; 28:33) | Restoration Before and After Comparison (1080p; 5:01) | 1942 German Newsreel (1080p; 7:58) | Trailers

* Artslip Misprint- Blu-ray Does Not Contain a Booklet

Publish Date : 2020-09-15
  • Fritz Lang - Director
  • Bertolt Brecht - Writer
  • Brian Donlevy - Actor
  • Anna Lee - Actor
  • Walter Brennan - Actor
  • Alexander Granach - Actor
  • Hans Heinrich von Twardowski - Actor
  • James Wong Howe - Cinematographer


"Fritz Lang has returned to the starkly melodramatic style that marked his finest films...It is a film full of murky shadows, harsh commands and more dangerous whispers...It reveals Mr. Lang as a master of contrived suspense." - The New York Times

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