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On The Beach (1959) – Imprint Collection #147

AUD$69.95

Number of Blu-ray Discs

2

Rating

PG

Release Date

31 August 2022

Runtime (in minutes)

134

Product Code IMP3026

If you never see another motion picture in your life, you must see ON THE BEACH!

The war is over. Nobody won. Only the inhabitants of Australia and the men of the US submarine Sawfish have escaped the nuclear destruction and radiation. Captain Dwight Towers (Gregory Peck) takes the Sawfish on a mission to see if an approaching radiation cloud has weakened, but returns with grim news: the cloud is lethal. With the days and hours dwindling, each person confronts the grim situation in his or her own way.

The final chapter of human history is coming to a close…

From acclaimed director Stanley Kramer (The Defiant Ones, Inherit the Wind) and screenwriter John Paxton comes this spectacular movie landmark film masterpiece with a message that will resonate as long as the world has the power to self-destruct at its own fingertips.

Starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins & Donna Anderson.

Limited 2 Disc Hardbox edition with unique artwork, photo booklet & featuring Lawrence Johnston’s feature documentary Fallout. 1000 copies only.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

Disc One: On the Beach

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • NEW Audio Commentary by film scholar Adrian Martin (2021)
  • Audio commentary written by On the Beach expert Dr. Philip Davey, read by actor Douglas Hansell (2015)
  • NEWLY Discovered Outtakes of Scenes, Location Footage and Costume Tests
  • NEW Video Essay by Kat Ellinger
  • NEW Interview with Kim Newman
  • NEW Video essay from costume historian Elissa Rose
  • Making On the Beach – rare 8mm amateur footage (1959)
  • Donna Anderson Interview (2015)
  • Stanley Kramer’s photo album – image gallery, optional descriptive text
  • Original lobby cards – image gallery
  • Costume Stills – 16 image gallery
  • National and International Poster Gallery
  • Big Stars Arrive In Melbourne – Original Newsreel (1958)
  • Gamblin Mannew – Promotional Short
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Original Radio Spots
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.66:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Optional English HOH subtitles

Disc Two: Fallout

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
  • Fallout – Lawrence Johnston’s 2013 feature documentary on the novel and Hollywood movie of On the Beach
  • NEW Interview with director Lawrence Johnston
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Original Aspect Ratio TBC
  • Audio English TBC

Any pre-order titles will be dispatched in the week leading up to its aforementioned release date. Special features and artwork are subject to change.