Rope of Sand (1949) – Imprint Standard Edition
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13 September 2023
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Savage greed… Sultry love… Wild adventure!
After a two-year hiatus, Mike Davis (Burt Lancaster) returns to the same African city where he was tortured and left for dead at the hands of a sadistic Police Commandant (Paul Henreid). Originally innocent of all charges, Mike is back to claim the diamonds he had supposedly stolen two years ago. He enlists the help of an alcoholic stranger (Peter Lorre) and the doctor (Sam Jaffe), who had helped him back to health. The diamond syndicate head (Claude Rains) recruits a nightclub temptress Suzanne Renaud (Corinne Calvet) to seduce and betray Mike as an alternate to brute force.
This suspense-noir classic was directed by William Dieterle (Dark City).
Starring Burt Lancaster, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre, Paul Henreid & Sam Jaffe.
Special Features and Technical Specs:
- 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 2021 4K scan
- Audio Commentary by film historian Samm Deighan
- Film professor José Arroyo on Rope of Sand
- Original Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
- Audio English LPCM 2.0 Mono
- Optional English HOH subtitles