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Beat Girl release on Blu-ray + DVD

Monday, 04 April 2016 14:39

We are delighted to announce that Beat Girl, which contains John Barry's first ever film-score, will receive its premiere DVD/blu-ray release on 25th April.

The extras will prove of interest to Barry fans because it includes a few minutes of additional/alternative footage, which might feature music never heard before.

Beat Girl (Wild for Kicks)

25 April, 2016
BFI, Dual Format Edition Blu-ray + DVD, BFI Video , 1960, 89 min, Region B

Special features

  • Newly remastered in 2K and presented in both High Definition and Standard Definition
  • Original theatrical version (87 mins): from the negatives, preserved by the BFI National Archive
  • Alternative version (92 mins, Blu-ray only)
  • Alternative sequences (3 mins, DVD only)
  • Extended version (92 mins): featuring additional sequences with David Farrar and Noëlle Adam
  • An Interview with Gillian Hills Interview (2016, 25 mins): the film’s star recalls her experience of working on Beat Girl
  • Cross-Roads (John Fitchen, 1955, 25 mins): supernatural short, starring the legendary Christopher Lee
  • Beauty in Brief (c.1955, 4 mins): forgotten saucy 1950s pin-up short which recalls the milieu of Beat Girl
  • Goodnight with Sabrina (c.1958, 3 mins): glamour short starring 1950s TV bombshell Sabrina, aka Norma Sykes
  • Illustrated booklet with new writing by Gillian Hills, Vic Pratt, Jonny Trunk and Jo Botting, and full film credits

Product details
RRP: £19.99/ Cat. no. BFIB1240 / BFI Flipside No. 030 / Cert 15
UK / 1959 / black and white / English, with optional hard-of-hearing subtitles / 87 mins / original aspect ratio 1.66:1 // BD50: 1080p, 24fps, PCM mono (48kHz/24-bit) / DVD9: PAL, 25fps, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono (320kbps)

More information on the BFI website

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