Fear Is the Key (1972) – Imprint Collection #195
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28 December 2022
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In the right hands, fear is the deadliest weapon of all.
Following the death of his family in an aeroplane crash, underwater salvage expert John Talbot (Barry Newman) hatches an elaborate scheme to bring those responsible to justice. After staging the phony murder of a police officer, he kidnaps Sarah Ruthven (Suzy Kendall), the heiress to a petroleum fortune. His exploits attract the attention of the criminal mastermind behind his family’s demise, who hires him to recover the valuables aboard a recently crash-landed plane.
This tightly plotted thriller, based on Alistair MacLean’s bestselling novel, contains one of cinema’s lengthiest car chases, clocking in at a full 20 minutes.
Starring Barry Newman, Suzy Kendall, John Vernon, Ben Kingsley & Ray McAnally.
First time on Blu-ray worldwide.
Special Features and Technical Specs:
- 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K scan
- NEW Audio Commentary by film historian Kim Newman and author Sean Hogan
- NEW ‘Producing The Action’ – interview with associate producer Gavrik Losey
- NEW ‘Bayou to Bray’ – interviews with Cast & Crew
- Theatrical Trailer
- Original Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
- Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
- Optional English HOH subtitles
- Limited Edition slipcase on the first 1500 copies with unique artwork