Indicator September 2023 Film Releases, Universal Noir 2 & Black Magic Rites

Indicator September 2023 Film Releases

Powerhouse Films under their Indicator label has a packed line-up for September 2023 in the UK. The highlight has to be the Universal Noir 2 Blu-ray Boxset which includes six more films.

The other titles are Black Magic Rites, The Night of the Hunted (1980), The Rape Of The Vampire (1968).

UNIVERSAL NOIR 2 BLU-RAY

Universal Noir #2 Boxset

This is a limited edition box set of 6,000 numbered units for the UK and contains the following films:

  • Lady On A Train (1945)
  • Time Out Of Mind (1947)
  • Singapore (1947)
  • A Woman’s Vengeance (1948)
  • An Act Of Murder (1948)
  • The Lady Gambles (1949)

BLU-RAY TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Discs: 6
  • Region: B
  • Video: 1080p High Definition
  • Aspect Ratio: –
  • Audio: Original Mono Audio
  • New & Improved English Subtitles for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Running Time: 9 hour 7 mins approx
  • Rating: 12

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Limited Edition Exclusive 120 Page Book
  • Audio Commentary with Critics / Writers Glenn Kenny & Farran Smith Nehme on Lady on a Train (2023)
  • Audio Commentary with film Historian Adrian Martin on Time Out of Mind (2023)
  • Audio Commentary with Screenwriter / Author Kelly Goodner & Filmmaker / Film Historian Jim Hemphill on Singapore (2023)
  • Audio Commentary with Writer / Film Historian Pamela Hutchinson on The Lady Gambles (2023)
  • Jose Arroyo on ‘Time Out of Mind’ (2023) (Writer / Academic Discusses The Film)
  • Neil Sinyard on ‘A Woman’s Vengeance’ (2023) (In-depth Appreciation by the Author / Film Historian)
  • Christina Newland on Ava Gardner (2023) (Writer / Critic Considers the Famed Actor’s Noir Persona)
  • Wings Up (1943): WWII propaganda Film (Features, The Lady Gambles Star Robert Preston Alongside Hollywood legends Clark Gable, Gilbert Roland & William Holden)
  • Reward Unlimited (1944) (Dramatised Short Film About the Taining of Cadet Nurses During WWII)
  • The Library of Congress (1945) (Documentary Short)
  • French Town… (1945) (Documentary Short)
  • Welcome Home (1945) (Documentary Short)
  • With This Ring (1954) (Dramatised Promotional Film for the Miller Brewing Company, Directed by John Brahm)
  • Mollé Mystery Theatre: ‘The Gioconda Smile’ (1945) (Radio Play Based on the Aldous Huxley Short Story)
  • Lux Radio Theatre: ‘Singapore’ (1947) (Radio Adaptation of the Film’s Screenplay, featuring Fred MacMurray / Ava Gardner)
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • Image Galleries: Promotional & Publicity Materials

You can pre-order now on Blu-ray for £49.99 from Amazon. (Prices correct as of 14.11.23).

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The Blu-ray Boxset releases on 18th September 2023 in the UK.

Universal Noir 2 Blu-ray Boxset

BLACK MAGIC RITES ULTRA HD (LE)

This new 4K HDR restoration from the original negative by Powerhouse Films is limited to 6,000 4K UHDs for the UK and US.

4K UHD TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Video: 4K UHD 2160p
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Audio: Original Italian Mono Soundtrack
  • New & Improved English Translation Subtitles
  • Running Time: 98 mins approx
  • Rating: 18

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Limited Edition Exclusive 80 Page Book
  • Audio Commentary with Critics / Authors David Flint & Kim Newman (2023)
  • The Seventh Art According to Ralf Brown (2023)
  • Gianfranco Reverberi on ‘Black Magic Rites’ (2023) (The Composer Revisits His Haunting Score)
  • Lovely Jon on Gianfranco Reverberi (2023)
  • Stephen Thrower on ‘Black Magic Rites’ (2023)
  • Alternative The Reincarnation of Isabel Title Sequence
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Gallery: Promotional & Publicity Materials

You can pre-order now on 4K UHD for £24.99 from Amazon. (Prices correct as of 14.11.23).

4K UHD releases on 18th September 2023 in the UK.

Black Magic Rites 4K Ultra HD

BLACK MAGIC RITES BLU-RAY (LE)

The blu-ray is a limited to 4000 copies for the UK and US.

BLU-RAY TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Region: Free
  • Video: 1080p High Definition
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Audio: Original Italian Mono Soundtrack
  • New & Improved English Translation Subtitles
  • Running Time: 98 mins approx
  • Rating: 18

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Sames as the 4K listed above

You can pre-order now on Blu-ray for £19.99 from Amazon. (Prices correct as of 14.11.23).

Blu-ray releases on 18th September 2023 in the UK.

Black Magic Rites Blu-ray

THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTED 4K ULTRA HD (LE)

Directed by Jean Rollin.

This release is new 4K restoration from the original negative by Powerhouse Films and is limited to 6,000 4K Ultra HDs copies for the UK and US markets.

4K UHD TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Discs: 1
  • Video: 4K UHD 2160p
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Audio: Original French Mono Soundtrack
  • New & Improved English Translation Subtitles
  • Running Time: 92 mins approx
  • Rating: 18

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Limited Edition Exclusive 80 Page Book
  • Selected Scenes Audio Commentary with Writer / Director Jean Rollin (2006)
  • Selected Scenes Audio Commentary with Actor Brigitte Lahaie & Jean Rollin (2006)
  • Audio Commentary with Film Expert & Author Tim Lucas (2023)
  • Jean Rollin Introduces ‘The Night of the Hunted’ (1998) (Filmed Appraisal)
  • Jean Rollin on the ‘The Night of the Hunted’ (2007)
  • Perdues: ‘La Nuit des traquées’ (2023)
  • Le Pont (2023) (Short Film Revisiting the Aqueduct Seen in The Night of the Hunted)
  • Newly Edited Archival Interview with Lahaie (2023)
  • Newly Edited Archival Interview with Producer Lionel Wallmann (2023)
  • Archival Interview with Performer Alain Plumey (Who Acted in The Night of the Hunted & Fascination 2006)
  • Filmed Critical Appreciation by Author / Musician Stephen Thrower (2023)
  • Alternative Sex Scenes
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Galleries: Promotional, Publicity Material & Behind the Scenes

You can pre-order now on 4K UHD for £23.48 from Amazon. (Price correct as of 14.11.23).

4K UHD releases on 18th September 2023 in the UK.

The Night of the Hunted 4K Ultra HD

THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTED BLU-RAY (LE)

This release is a new 4K restoration from the original negative by Powerhouse Films and is limited to 4,000 Blu-rays copies for the UK and US markets.

BLU-RAY TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Region: Free
  • Video: 1080p High Definition
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Audio: Original French Mono Soundtrack
  • New & Improved English Translation Subtitles
  • Running Time: 92 mins approx
  • Rating: 18

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Same as the 4K UHD version

You can pre-order now on Blu-ray for £20.00 from Amazon. (Price correct as of 14.11.23).

Blu-ray releases on 18th September 2023 in the UK.

The Night of the Hunted Blu-ray

THE RAPE OF THE VAMPIRE 4K ULTRA HD (LE)

Directed by Jean Rollin

This release is new 4K restoration from the original negative by Powerhouse Films and is limited to 6,000 4K Ultra HD copies for the UK and US markets.

4K UHD TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Video: 4K UHD 2160p
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Audio: Original French Mono Soundtrack
  • New & Improved English Translation Subtitles
  • Running Time: 95 mins approx
  • Rating: 18

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Limited Edition Exclusive 80 Page Book
  • Audio Commentary with Writer / Director Jean Rollin (2007)
  • Audio Commentary with Film Expert & Author Tim Lucas (2023)
  • Jean Rollin Introduces ‘The Rape of the Vampire’ (1998) (Filmed Appraisal)
  • Jean Rollin on ‘The Rape of the Vampire’ (2007) (Director in Conversation)
  • Fragments of Pavement Under Sand (2023) (Updated Documentary on the Making of The Rape of the Vampire)
  • New Interview with Jean-Denis Bonan (Editor of The Rape of the Vampire & Assistant director on The Far Countries (2023))
  • Newly Edited Archival Interview with Actor Jacqueline Sieger (2023)
  • Newly Edited Archival Interview with Actor Alain Yves Beaujour (2023)
  • Newly Edited Archival Interview with Actor Jean-Loup Philippe (2023)
  • Newly Edited Archival Interview with Composer François Tusques (2023)
  • Critical appreciation by Author / Film Historian Virginie Sélavy (2023)
  • Alternative Scene
  • Super 8 Version
  • 4K Restoration of The Far Countries (Les Pays loins, 1965) (Rollin’s Second Fictional Short Film)
  • The Far Countries Audio Commentary with Rollin (2007)
  • L’Itinéraire Souvenir (2018) (Artistic Reconstruction of Rollin’s Lost Work from 1962 by Filmmakers Victor Poucalow & Raja Tawil)
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Galleries: Promotional, Publicity Material & Behind the Scenes

You can pre-order now on 4K UHD for £19.99 from Amazon. (Price correct as of 14.11.23).

4K Ultra HD releases on 18th September 2023 in the UK.

The Rape Of The Vampire 4K Ultra HD

THE RAPE OF THE VAMPIRE BLU-RAY (LE)

BLU-RAY TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Region: Free
  • Video: 1080p High Definition
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  • Audio: Original French Mono Soundtrack
  • New & Improved English Translation Subtitles
  • Running Time: 95 mins approx
  • Rating: 18

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Same as the 4K UHD version

You can pre-order now on Blu-ray for £19.99 from Amazon. (Price correct as of 14.11.23).

Blu-ray releases on 18th September 2023 in the UK.

The Rape Of The Vampire Blu-ray

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INDICATOR SEPTEMBER 2023 – WHAT DO YOU THINK?

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