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Originally released in 1969, Jim O'Connolly's The Valley of Gwangi was brought to life by the creature effects of Ray Harryhausen (Mighty Joe Young, Jason and the Argonauts), and Warner Archive will release an HD remaster for the dinosaur Western on Blu-ray sometime this year.
From Warner Archive: "The Valley Of Gwangi (1969)
New 2017 1080p HD Remaster
Color - 95 Minutes
Original Aspect Ratio - 1.85:1, 16 X 9 Widescreen
DTS HD-Master English 2.0 Mono
Return to the Valley featurette with SFX wizard Ray Harryhausen.
Theatrical Trailer (HD)"
Synopsis (via Blu-ray.com): "The discovery of a midget horse, thought to be fifty million years old, prompts members of a Wild West show to venture into Mexico's Forbidden Valley in search of fame and untold wealth. But they are met by prehistoric monsters, including "Gwangi," a giant dinosaur that decimates their ranks."
Cover art courtesy of Warner Archive:
- Tamika Jones
Kl Studio Classics
1966 / Color / 1:85 widescreen / 91, 100 min. / Street Date February 14, 2017 / Available from Kino Lorber 29.95
Cinematography: Wilkie Cooper
Special visual effects: Ray Harryhausen
Art Direction: Robert Jones
Film Editor: Tom Simpson
Original Music: Mario Nascimbene
Directed by Don Chaffey
Here’s a title we haven’t seen in a while, and that we’ve never seen at this level of quality. Hammer Films’ most successful release ever, One Million Years B.C. launched a new film star. I count myself among the zillions of kids that pinned her poster on my bedroom wall. At age fifteen, the release of a new Harryhausen film was so important to me that I begged my slightly older neighbor to take me to the drive-in, »
- Glenn Erickson
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