French label Carlotta Films has detailed its upcoming Blu-ray releases of Richard Fleischer's Violent Saturday (1955), starring Victor Mature, Richard Egan and Stephen McNally, and The Boston Strangler (1968), starring Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda and George Kennedy.The two releases will be available for purchase in France in April.
One by one, the victims fell, each death more gruesome than the last. The actual murders that rocked Boston in the '60s are the gripping subject matter of this unforgettable police thriller. Henry Fonda stars as the investigating police detective. Tony Curtis delivers a stunning performance as the psychopath Fonda must conquer. Filmed in a documentary style that makes the horrifying events all the more real, The Boston Strangler is one of the most powerful films in its genre. Street date: April 17th.
The Schizophrenic - Director William Friedkin discusses the events that inspired The Boston Strangler. (21 min).
Featurette - a look at the production history of The Boston Strangler. Featuring interviews with Mark Fleischer (Richard Fleischer's son), director of photography Richard H. Kline, and actress Sally Kellerman. (30 min).