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Tales of Adventure: Collection 2 – Imprint Collection #266 – #269

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Genres: Adventure
Starring: Various
Director: Various
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Collection Two of Tales Of Adventure brings five more timeless adventure films to Blu-ray for the first time worldwide, straight out of the studio vaults and into the light. Prepare to be transported to the heart of untamed wilderness in these cinematic jungle-based expeditions. No-one is safe in these tales of courage, survival, and the unbreakable bond between humanity and the natural world. The jungle drums are beating – grab your pith helmet and machete!

Limited Edition 4-Disc Hardbox. 1500 copies only.

Angel On The Amazon (1948) – Imprint Collection #266

Worldwide first on Blu-ray!

This cult classic was directed by John H. Auer, and stars George Brent (Jezebel), Vera Ralston, Brian Aherne and Constance Bennett.

A mysterious woman leads an explorer and his party to safety after a crash-landing in the Amazon rainforest. 

Special Features & Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 4K Scan of the original 35mm camera negative (2014)
  • NEW Audio Commentary by film historian Phillipa Berry
  • Audio LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
  • Optional English HOH Subtitles

Daughter Of The Jungle (1949) – Imprint Collection #266

Worldwide first on Blu-ray!

This rare guilty pleasure movie was directed by George Blair, and stars Lois Hall (Dead Again), alongside James Cardwell, William Wright, and Sheldon Leonard.

An airplane carrying a pair of police officers escorting gangsters to prison crash-lands in the African jungle. They are rescued from an attack by savage natives by a white woman who appears out of nowhere…

Special Features & Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 4K Scan of the 35mm Nitrate Original Negative (2016)
  • Previously unreleased 80 min cut
  • NEW Audio Commentary by film historian/screenwriter, Gary Gerani
  • Audio LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
  • Optional English HOH Subtitles

Fair Wind To Java (1953) – Imprint Collection #267

Worldwide first on Blu-ray!

Finally on Blu-ray for the first time worldwide, this Republic Pictures Trucolor classic is based on the 1948 novel of the same name by Garland Roark, starring Fred MacMurray (Double Indemnity, The Apartment).

A 19th-century merchant seaman, assisted by a native girl, goes in search of a treasure trove of jewels on a remote volcanic island in the Dutch East Indies.

Featuring thrilling special effects by the Lydecker brothers, the stakes are high as our hero battles pirates, mutiny, and finally an exploding volcano, based on the true 1883 Krakatoa eruption. 

Special Features & Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray from a 4K scan of a 3-strip Trucolor negative (2017)
  • NEW Audio Commentary by film historian Samm Deighan
  • Audio LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.37:1
  • Optional English HOH Subtitles

Elephant Walk (1954) – Imprint Collection #268

Worldwide first on Blu-ray!

Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) stars in this motion picture epic from Academy Award-winning director William Dieterle. 

Also starring Dana Andrews (Laura), Academy Award winner Peter Finch (Network), and Abraham Sofaer (The Naked Jungle). 

When John Wiley, an affluent plantation owner, brings his new wife, Ruth, to his estate in the jungles of Ceylon, it becomes clear her new husband is more interested in palling around with his friends than spending time with her. Left alone on the plantation, Ruth strikes up a friendship with the foreman, Dick Carver, and it isn’t long before a love triangle develops.

Many sections of this colourful picture were filmed on location in Sri Lanka, offering audiences a unique glimpse into the traditional processes of tea-making and native ceremonies. 

Special Features & Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray
  • NEW Audio Commentary by film historian/screenwriter Gary Gerani
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Audio LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.33:1
  • Optional English HOH Subtitles

Safari (1956) – Imprint Collection #269

Worldwide first on Blu-ray!

The genius filmmaker behind Dr. No and From Russia With Love, Terence Young, directs an all-star cast including Victor Mature (Kiss Of Death) and Academy Award nominee Janet Leigh (Psycho). 

In the expansive and treacherous wilderness of Africa, professional hunter Ken Duffield is mourning the loss of his son to Kenyan Mau Mau rebels. When he is given the opportunity to take an eccentric millionaire and his fiancée on a jungle expedition, Duffield uses the opportunity to hunt down his son’s killer.

Shot in Technicolor CinemaScope on location in Kenya!

Special Features & Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray
  • Special Features TBC
  • Audio LPCM 2.0 Mono
  • Original Aspect Ratio 2.55:1
  • Optional English HOH Subtitles
Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1948
Tech Specs & Release Details

Specs: Limited Edition 4-Disc Hardbox. 1500 copies only.
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p/AVC MPEG-4