VCI has pushed back the release date for A Walk in the Sun (Restored Collector's Edition) to November 24th. However, the wait should be worth it. Additional time is needed for the restoration process and for an additional bonus feature (The Fighting Men of the Texas Division Featurette).
Another added feature will be optional English subtitles. A feature that is rare for smaller labels.
| A Walk in the Sun (Restored Collector's Edition)
Retail: $14.99, Our: $10.99
VCI has announced what will be the definitive edition of a film that has languished in PD releases too numerous to count.
A Walk in the Sun (Restored Collector's Edition) will street on August 25th with a new digitally restored and remastered transfer. Bonus features include a video interview with Norman Lloyd and the original theatrical trailer.
It will retail for $14.99, but is available at ClassicFlix.com for only $10.99.
During the World War II Allied invasion of Italy, one of the ranking officers is killed after the platoon lands on the beach. Now Sgt.Tyne (Dana Andrews) must take over and lead the troops. The film is noted for its attempt to portray the infantryman’s experience realistically, in particular the banter and mid-1940s slang.
This WWII film was the first to use a ballad as a thematic element, a practice which, after High Noon,
would become a cliche of the 1950s. One of the best WWII films, A Walk in the Sun combines documentary-like sequences with a sharp awareness of the isolation of each soldier in the midst of
- Digitally Restored and Un-cut with a New Transfer from the 35mm Negative.
- Video interview with actor Norman Loyd
- Original Theatrical Trailer