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Blood and Sand Blu-ray

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Fox Studio Classics 20th Century Fox | 1941 | 125 min | Not rated | Jul 09, 2013

Blood and Sand (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono
Spanish: Dolby Digital Mono
French: Dolby Digital Mono

Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

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Region A, B (C untested)

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Video 3.8 of 53.8
Audio 4.5 of 54.5
Extras 2.5 of 52.5
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Blood and Sand

 (1941)

Blood and Sand Blu-ray delivers stunning video and audio in this fan-pleasing Blu-ray release

Illiterate peasant Juan Gallardo rises meteorically to fame and fortune in the bullfight arena only to sow the seeds of his own fall.

For more about Blood and Sand and the Blood and Sand Blu-ray release, see Blood and Sand Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 3.5 out of 5.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, Anthony Quinn, J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine
Director: Rouben Mamoulian

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Blood and Sand Blu-ray, Video Quality

  4.5 of 5

I always look forward to seeing catalog titles from 20th Century Fox's vault—with few exceptions, the studio has treated their vintage films wonderfully— and that excitement is doubled when it comes to Technicolor movies. There's just nothing like a beautifully restored Technicolor print in high definition, and Fox has given us another one with Blood and Sand. I was a bit worried when I saw that the opening title sequence is windowboxed, but as soon as the first scene opens up into the intended aspect ratio with Juan in his bed at night, staring up the taxidermied bull on the wall, I knew this was going to be a fantastic 1080p transfer. To start, the colors. Oh, the colors. You can instantly tell that there was a careful coordination—between the director and the cinematographers, the set dressers and art designers—to make sure that every hue on screen was perfect. Technicolor was tricky business, and could easily look garish, but here it's creamy and rich and vibrantly saturated. Look no further than Juan's torero suit, with its bright blues and reds and gilded threading. Clarity is stunning as well, with an exceptional degree of fine detail in the actors' faces and elaborate costumes. To top it off, aside from a few blink-and-you'll-miss-em specks on the print, there are no distractions here whatsoever—no obvious compression issues, no digital noise reduction or edge enhancement, nothing. This is definitely one of the best-looking catalog titles I've seen thus far this year on Blu-ray.


Blood and Sand Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

Instead of trying to engineer a multi-channel mix out of mono elements, 20th Century Fox has stayed true to source, with a lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 track that's satisfyingly clear and free from distractions. With no blatant hisses, loud pops, or crackles, the film has a great sense of fidelity, and dialogue is always unmuffled and easy to understand. As with most movies from the 1940s, the dynamic range here is quite thin, but Alfred Newman's Latin-tinged orchestral score sounds wonderful, as do the film's few musical numbers. No issues. The disc also includes Spanish and French Dolby Digital 1.0 dubs, along with English SDH and Spanish subtitle tracks.



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Blood and Sand Blu-ray - May 10, 2013

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced that it will release on Blu-ray directo Rouben Mamoulian's classic film Blood and Sand (1941), starring Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, and Rita Hayworth. The release will be available for purchase on July ...


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