Magnificent Obsession Blu-ray
Criterion | 1954 | 108 min | Not rated | Aug 20, 2019
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Original aspect ratio: 2.00:1
English: LPCM Mono
Single disc (1 BD-50)
Magnificent Obsession (The Criterion Collection)(1954) Blu-ray
Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from the town's only resuscitator—at the very moment that a beloved local doctor has a heart attack and dies waiting for the lifesaving device.
Director: Douglas Sirk
Writers: Lloyd C. Douglas, Robert Blees, Wells Root, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, Finley Peter Dunne
Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Otto Kruger, Barbara Rush, Gregg Palmer
Special Features and Technical Specs:
- High-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- Audio commentary from 2008 featuring film scholar Thomas Doherty
- Magnificent Obsession, John M. Stahl's 1935 adaptation of the same novel, newly restored
- From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk Remembers (1991), a documentary by German filmmaker Eckhart Schmidt
- Interviews from 2008 with filmmakers Allison Anders and Kathryn Bigelow, in which they pay tribute to Sirk
- Theatrical trailer
- PLUS: An essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien
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