Hellfighters

Edition no. 238

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Licensor
Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

In Hellfighters, the legendary embodiment of no-nonsense stoicism, John Wayne, plays heroic firefighter Chance Buckman who combats oil-field blazes across the world. Based on the exploits of Red Adair (who acted as technical adviser on the film), this explosive actioner is directed with solid efficiency by Andrew V McLaglen (The Wild Geese, North Sea Hijack).

Technical Specifications

Format: Blu-ray
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Audio: English 2.0 PCM Stereo , English 5.1 DTS-HD MA Surround
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Subtitles: English
Region: B
Discs: 1 Disc |  BD-50

Supplements

  • Audio commentary with film historians Michael F. Blake, C. Courtney Joyner, and Constantine Nasr (2021)
  • The BFI Interview with Andrew V. McLaglen (1999): archival audio recording of the director in conversation with David Lewin at the National Film Theatre
  • Tom Vincent on Andrew V McLaglen (2021): career-spanning appraisal by the film archivist
  • Newsreel footage of Red Adair fighting blazes in the Sahara and the North Sea
  • Super 8 version: original cut-down home-cinema presentation
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
  • Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Andrew Nette, archival articles on the film and the events that inspired it, an overview of critical responses, and film credits

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