The Kentuckian (Blu-ray)

Directed by Burt Lancaster

Release Year: 1955
Running Time: 104
UPC: 7 38329 22591 9
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Western, Drama
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
$29.95 $17.97 (40% off) Buy Blu-ray
Cast
Burt Lancaster
Walter Matthau
Dianne Foster
Una Merkel
John Carradine
Diana Lynn
John McIntire
John Litel
Rhys Williams

Crew
Directed by Burt Lancaster

Hollywood icon Burt Lancaster (The Devil’s Disciple, Valdez Is Coming) makes his directorial debut with this superb, action-packed western. Featuring a poignant, unconventional screenplay by A.B. Guthrie, Jr. (Shane, The Way West), and a powerful performance by legendary actor Walter Matthau (The Laughing Policeman, Kotch) in his first screen role, The Kentuckian is an unforgettable western adventure of the highest caliber. Big Eli Wakefield (Lancaster) and his young son are rugged Kentucky adventurers who long for an exciting life on the Texas frontier. They soon learn, however, that the greatest challenge to their progress lies not in the uncharted wilderness, but in the people they meet along the way. Thrust into the midst of a bitter family feud, Eli confronts both the deadly rage of a madman (Matthau) and the love of a beautiful woman (Diana Lynn, The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek). Eli is soon lured into a brutal showdown, but must stay true to his convictions, his honor and dreams to survive.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Original Theatrical Trailer


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KLStudioClassic' on Feb. 24 2020 at 4:59pm
Coming May 19th on Blu-ray! Alice in Wonderland (1933) • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Lee Gambin • Optio…' https://t.co/VmGFiOUd48'
'@KLStudioClassic' on Feb. 23 2020 at 11:00am
Coming Soon on Blu-ray! Murder by Decree (1979) Starring Christopher Plummer as Sherlock Holmes, James Mason as Dr…' https://t.co/N8k0nNVYKP'
'@KLStudioClassic' on Feb. 22 2020 at 11:00am
Coming Soon on Blu-ray! Hollywoodland (2006) Starring Adrien Brody, Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins & Robin T…' https://t.co/KUQBEOTqjd'
'@KLStudioClassic' on Feb. 21 2020 at 12:36pm
Coming May 12th! FILM NOIR: THE DARK SIDE OF CINEMA II • Thunder on the Hill (1951) Theatrical Trailer • The Price…' https://t.co/jDXI7pjw7j'
Tweet Now!