Man With the Golden Arm (The) [BLU-RAY]
One of America's most significant and controversial post-war films, this triple-Oscar-nominated feature boasts a searing performance by Frank Sinatra as a war veteran caught between two worlds as he tries to kick his drug habit and establish a new life; Eleanor Parker is his embittered, manipulative wife, and Kim Novak the young woman who stands by him.
With its groundbreaking subject and an authenticity rarely matched in the many films it inspired, The Man with the Golden Arm combines masterly direction by Otto Preminger and a jazz score by the legendary Elmer Bernstein. It is featured here in a stunning new High Definition restoration, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.
Having just served a prison term for possession of heroin, poker dealer Frankie Machine vows to stay clean and find success as a jazz drummer. His wife, left disabled by a car crash, is equally determined he should remain in the lucrative gambling business. Pressurised by his wife after being asked to deal in a high-stakes game, Frankie's fear of failure leads him straight back to the nearest fix...
SPECIAL FEATURE: Image Gallery
- Otto Preminger
- Robert Strauss
- Number of Discs
- 1.66:1 / Black and White
- Mono / English
- 119 mins approx