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Retreat, Hell! Blu-ray

United States
Olive Films | 1952 | 95 min | Not rated | Jun 18, 2013

Retreat, Hell! (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

Subtitles
None

Discs
25GB Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD)

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Region A (locked)

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Retreat, Hell!

 (1952)

Retreat, Hell! Blu-ray offers decent video and solid audio in this enjoyable Blu-ray release

During the Korean War, a U.S. Marine battalion must fight its way out of a frozen mountain pass despite diminishing supplies, freezing temperatures and constant attacks by overwhelming numbers of Chinese soldiers.

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

Director: Joseph H. Lewis
Writer: Milton Sperling
Starring: Frank Lovejoy, Richard Carlson, Anita Louise, Russ Tamblyn, Nedrick Young, Lamont Johnson (I)

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Retreat, Hell! Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

Retreat, Hell! is presented on Blu-ray courtesy of Olive Films with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 1.37:1. This film was made with the cooperation of the U.S. Marines (something that's at least a little surprising, considering the lack of typical wartime chest beating in the film), which also provided the filmmakers with a lot of stock footage of basic training and various battle scenes. That means the film elements tend to ping pong back and forth between pretty decent looking "contemporary" sequences and often much more ragged looking archival footage, some of which is in quite bad condition (several of the screenshots are of this archival footage, which is pretty easily identifiable). If that "stitched together" approach can be overlooked, things here are much in line with the bulk of Olive catalog releases we've seen from this era. (Contemporary) elements are in overall good condition, with only the expected flecks and specks creeping in from time to time. Contrast is generally quite good, and the image is consistent and stable. There is some pretty bad telecine wobble during the opening credits and final placard.


Retreat, Hell! Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  3.5 of 5

Retreat, Hell! features a lossless DTS-HD Master Audio Mono mix that is very nicely full bodied, aside from just a few moments of wobbliness. Once again, the opening credits provide the biggest problem to overcome here, with just a bit of wavering in the opening version of the Marine's Hymn (some may recognize the film's composer, William Lava, who scored a lot of the Looney Tunes shorts and also wrote some great television themes in the sixties, including F Troop). After that, things improve markedly, with dialogue and the often quite boisterous battle sound effects ringing out with authority and clarity.



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Retreat, Hell! Blu-ray - April 23, 2013

Olive Films have added one more title to their June slate: Joseph H. Lewis' war drama Retreat, Hell! a.k.a You Can't Stop the Marines (1952), starring Frank Lovejoy, Richard Carlson, Anita Louise, and Russ Tamblyn.


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