The Hustler

Twentieth Century Fox have announced the Region 2 retail release of The Hustler: Special Edition for 19 August. The Hustler stars Paul Newman as 'Fast Eddie' Felson as he makes his way across the US making his fortune by conning local pool players whilst aiming to take on the 'most brilliant pool player alive', Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason).

The disc features quite a nice selection of extras in order to justify it's £19.99 price point:

  • Cast and crew commentary
  • Featurette - 'The Hustler: The Inside Story'
  • 'How to Make the Shot' - 5 seamlessly branched sequences of trick shot analysis
  • Stills gallery
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Spanish Theatrical trailer

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