Savage Guns: Four Classic Westerns Vol. 3 (Blu-ray Limited Edition) (Arrow Video) [UK]

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Sep 10, 2012
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Release date: December 11, 2023
Purchase links: Arrow Films - Amazon UK - Zavvi - HMV
Price: £55.00 (Arrow Films) - £69.99 (Amazon) - £54.99 (Zavvi - HMV)


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  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of all four films
  • 2K restorations of all four films from the original 35mm camera negatives, with El Puro newly restored by Arrow Films for this release
  • Italian and English front and end titles on all four films
  • Restored original lossless mono Italian and English soundtracks on all four films
  • English subtitles for the Italian soundtracks
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtracks
  • Brand new introductions to each film by journalist and critic Fabio Melelli
  • Illustrated collector's booklet featuring new writing on the films by author and critic Howard Hughes
  • Fold-out double-sided poster featuring newly commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx
  • Limited edition packaging with reversible sleeves featuring original artwork and a slipcover featuring newly commissioned artwork by Gilles Vranckx
DISC 1 - I WANT HIM DEAD

  • Brand new audio commentary by critics Adrian J. Smith and David Flint
  • The Man Who Hated Violence - brand new interview with director Paolo Bianchini
  • Cut and Shot - brand new interview with editor Eugenio Alabiso
  • Nico Unchained - archival interview with composer Nico Fidenco
  • English theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery
DISC 2 - EL PURO

  • Two versions of the film: the 98-minute cut, presented in Italian and English, and the longer, 108-minute version, assembled from the original camera negative and an archival print and presented in both Italian and a newly created hybrid English/Italian mix*
  • Brand new audio commentary by critics Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson
  • Brand new interview with actor Robert Woods
  • Brand new, in-depth appreciation of the soundtrack and its composer, Alessandro Alessandroni, by musician and disc collector Lovely Jon
DISC 3 - WRATH OF THE WIND

  • Alternate, 106-minute Spanish-language version of the film, featuring additional and extended scenes not found in the Italian or English versions
  • Brand new audio commentary by author and critic Howard Hughes
  • The Days of Wrath - brand new interview with camera operator Roberto D'Ettorre Piazzoli
  • They Call It... Red Cemetery! - a short film from 2022 by filmmaker Francisco Lacerda, serving as a love letter to the spaghetti western genre
  • Alternate "Revenge of Trinity" opening titles, newly restored for this release
  • Image gallery
DISC 4 - FOUR OF THE APOCALYPSE

  • Brand new audio commentary by author and producer Kat Ellinger
  • It Takes Four - previously unreleased interview with production manager Roberto Sbarigia
  • Brand new, in-depth appreciation of the film by author, critic and Lucio Fulci scholar Stephen Thrower
  • Brand new, in-depth appreciation of the soundtrack and its composers, Franco Bixio, Fabio Frizzi and Vince Tempera, by musician and disc collector Lovely Jon
  • Newly restored theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery
* For some scenes and dialogue lines in the long version, the Italian audio is either lost or was never produced. These are presented in Spanish with English subtitles.