'Lola Montès' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Nov 18, 2009 at 01:00 PM PST by

Max Ophüls' classic film will be released on the Blu-ray format by Criterion in February.

The Criterion Collection has announced 'Lola Montès' starring Martine Carol and Peter Ustinov is slated for Blu-ray on February 16.

The Blu-ray release will feature 1080p video, an uncompressed PCM 2.0 soundtrack, and supplements set to include: Audio commentary featuring Max Ophüls scholar Susan White; “Max Ophüls ou le plaisir de tourner,” a 1965 episode of the French television program Cinéastes de notre temps, featuring interviews with many of Ophüls's collaborators; Max by Marcel, a new documentary by Marcel Ophüls about his father and the making of 'Lola Montès'; silent footage of actress Martine Carol demonstrating the various glamorous hairstyles in 'Lola Montès'; theatrical rerelease trailer from Rialto Pictures; and a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Gary Giddins.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Lola Montès' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under February 16.

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Lola Montès (Blu-ray)
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