Riot in cell block 11

Published 2014
Item Details

A sensational and high-octane but economically constructed drama set in a maximum-security penitentiary. Shot on location at Folsom State Prison, with real inmates and guards as extras.

Dual format edition.
Publisher, Date:
[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono mono Dolby Digital
video file Blu-Ray region A
Target Audience Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Special features: New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack; New audio commentary by film scholar Matthew H. Bernstein; Excerpts from the director's 1993 autobiography, A Siegel Film, read by his son Kristoffer Tabori; Excerpts from Stuart Kaminsky's 1974 book Don Siegel: Director, read by Tabori; Excerpts from the 1953 NBC radio documentary series "The challenge of our prisons".
Director of photography, Russell Harlan ; editor, Bruce B. Pierce ; music, Herschel Gilbert.
Neville Brand, Emile Meyer, Frank Faylen, Leo Gordon, Robert Osterloch, Paul Frees, Don Keefer, Whit Bissell.
Blu-ray, region A, fullscreen (1.37:1); Dolby Digital mono; requires Blu-ray player; dual layer.
In English with optional English ubtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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