Don Siegel’s The Killers Special Edition Criterion Collection – Ernest Hemingway

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Ernest Hemingway’s gripping short story “The Killers” has fascinated readers and filmmakers for generations. In 1964, Don Siegel—initially slated to direct the 1946 version—took it on, creating the first-ever made-for-TV feature, which would prove too violent for American audiences in the wake of JFK’s assassination.

Special Features

  • New high-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • Interview from 2002 with actor Clu Gulager
  • Audio excerpt from director Don Siegel’s autobiography, A Siegel Film, read by actor and director Hampton Fancher
  • Trailer
  • An essay by critic Geoffrey O’Brien


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  • Runtime:
    102 (1946 film), 94 (1964 film)
  • Audio:
Blu-raySKU: 171117-68438-1
UPC: 715515150910
Part No: CC2501BD
ISBN-13: 1-68143-013-4
Weight: 0.12 lbs
Condition: Brand New - The item has never been opened and is still in the manufacturer’s packaging. See the description and photos for full details on any imperfections. See Details section and photos for specifics on item condition.