Screen Archives Entertainment Screen Archives Entertainment    
   Home  Shipping Rates  Order Info  Contact Us  Links  Change Style
  search tips
   [log in]   [new customer?]  [join mailing list]
 

Site Security
provided by
Wildcard SSL Certificates


  
Our Price: $29.95
Bookmark and Share
Label:
Name: SHOUT! FACTORY
Number: SFY19826BR

BOOM! (1968) (BLU-RAY)
Starring:  Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Noel Coward, Joanna Shimkus, Michael Dunn
Directed By:  Joseph Losey

Taylor and Burton are explosive in this "heady serio-comic brew [from] Tennessee Williams ..." — Time Out

Cinema icons (and twice-married couple) Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton light up the screen in what acclaimed playwright Tennessee Williams (A Streetcar Named Desire) described as the best film adaptation of his work he'd ever seen. Sissy Goforth (Taylor), the world's richest woman, has retired to her lavish island estate to dictate her memoirs. Her reclusive lifestyle is thrown into upheaval when roguish poet Chris Flanders (Burton) washes up on her beach. With the mysterious habit of calling upon a lady one step before the undertaker, Flanders has become known as "The Angel Of Death" — but an undaunted Goforth opts to tempt fate when she chooses to take Flanders as her next — and last — lover.

A notorious bomb on its initial release, Boom! has since built up a cult following for its one-of-a-kind mixture of camp, lyricism, and the highly combustible chemistry of its two leads. More than fifty years after Boom!'s debut, Shout! Factory invites you to light the fuse on a re-examination of this highly unusual drama.

Bonus Features
NEW Audio Commentary With Filmmaker John Waters
NEW "The Sound Of A Bomb: Contextualizing Boom!" With Film Critic/Author Alonso Duralde
Original Theatrical Trailer
Vintage Photo Galleries

RUN-TIME: 113 min
ASPECT RATIO: 2.35:1
COLOR: Color
LANGUAGE: English
REGION: A
RATING: PG
CLOSED-CAPTIONED: No
SUBTITLES: English

  
Last Items Viewed:
  
Reviews and Comments: (0)
All times US Eastern   |   login to post your own review or comments.
There are no reviews or comments yet. Log in or register to post your own reviews or comments.
 YOUR CART
  Your cart is empty.
TOP WEEKLY CDS
1 GHOST STORY (EXPANDED / 3000 EDITION)
2 THE TENANT (EXPANDED / 2000 EDITION)
3 DEMENTIA AKA DAUGHTER OF HORROR / ERNEST GOLD - PIANO CONCERTO (500 EDITION)
4 PLANET OF THE APES - ORIGINAL FILM SERIES SOUNDTRACK COLLECTION (5 CD / 5000 EDITION)
5 VALHALLA (EXPANDED / 1500 EDITION)
6 YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES (REMASTERED / EXPANDED / 3 CD)
7 UFO: ORIGINAL TV SOUNDTRACK
8 CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA – ORIGINAL TELEVISION SCORE SEASON ONE (2000 EDITION)
9 VIRTUOSITY
10 THE HIGHWAYMEN (NETFLIX SERIES)

TOP WEEKLY DVD/BLU-RAY TITLES
1 WILD IN THE COUNTRY (1961)
2 THE PRESIDENT'S LADY (1953)
3 THE CHAIRMAN (1969)
4 FIERCE CREATURES (1997)
5 KITTEN WITH A WHIP (1964)
6 THE DESPARADO (1954)
7 NIGHT WILL FALL (2014)
8 TIMOTHY'S QUEST (1922)
9 SPEECHLESS (1994)
10 WITHOUT LOVE (1945)

 
© 2019 Screen Archives Entertainment