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Django / Texas Adios Blu-rays

Arrow Video's new Blu-ray releases of Django (Sergio Corbucci, 1966) and Texas Adios (Ferdinando Baldi, 1966) both include "extra" features in which I look at the history and evolution of the Spaghetti Western.

Both films feature a lavish package of extras, as follows:


2-DISC LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

• New restoration from a 4K scan of Django from the original camera negative by Arrow Films

• New restoration from a 2K scan of Texas Adios from the original camera negative by Arrow Films

• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations

• Uncompressed Mono 1.0 PCM audio

• Newly translated English subtitles for the Italian soundtrack

• Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing for the English soundtrack

• Six double-sided collector’s postcards

• Double-sided fold-out poster

• Limited edition 60-page perfect-bound book featuring new writing on the film by Howard Hughes and Roberto Curti, and original reviews

• Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sean Phillips

DISC 1 – DJANGO

• Audio commentary by film critic, historian and theorist Stephen Prince

• Newly filmed interview with star Franco Nero

• Newly filmed interview with assistant director Ruggero Deodato

• Newly filmed interview with co-writer Franco Rossetti

• Newly filmed interview with Sergio Corbucci’s wife Nora Corbucci

• Archival interview with co-writer Piero Vivarelli

• Archival interview with stuntman and actor Gilberto Galimberti

• Discovering Django, newly filmed appreciation by Spaghetti Westerns scholar Austin Fisher

• An Introduction to Django by Alex Cox, an archival featurette with the acclaimed director

• Gallery of original promotional images from the Mike Siegel Archive

• Original trailers

DISC 2 – TEXAS ADIOS [LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE]

• Audio commentary for by spaghetti western experts C. Courtney Joyner and Henry C. Parke

• Newly filmed interview with star Franco Nero

• Newly filmed interview with co-star Alberto Dell’Acqua

• Newly filmed interview with co-writer Franco Rossetti

• Hello Texas!, newly filmed appreciation by Spaghetti Westerns scholar Austin Fisher

• Gallery of original promotional images from the Mike Siegel Archive

• Original trailer




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