The Whole Shootin’ Match (R1) in February
Watchmaker Films have announced the Region 1 DVD release of The Whole Shootin’ Match on 24th February 2009 priced at $29.98 SRP. This American independent film from 1978 is cited by Robert Redford as the inspiration for the Sundance Institute. Eagle Pennell's first feature details the tragi-comic struggles of two small-time schemers, Loyd (Lou Perryman) and Frank (Sonny Carl Davis), desperate to land their big break.
A three-disc set, features are detailed below...
Disc 1: The Whole Shootin’ Match
- New high-definition transfer restored to 1080 24p from the only existing print
- Restored soundtrack
- Original 16mm monaural optical soundtrack
- Commentary 1: In Front of the Camera (Sonny Carl Davis, Lou Perryman, Doris Hargrave)
- Commentary 2: Behind the Camera
Disc 2: The King of Texas
- The King of Texas – Original feature-length documentary about the life and death of independent filmmaker Eagle Pennell, featuring Willie Nelson, Richard Linklater, and others
- A Hell of a Note – Eagle’s first film, completely restored
- Commentary with Lou Perryman and Sonny Carl Davis
- Rare filmed interview with Eagle Pennell (1981)
Disc 3: Audio CD
- The Long Road, music from The Whole Shootin’ Match and The King of Texas by Chuck Pinnell with Said Claves
Also included in the box-set is a 48-page booklet further exploring the rise and fall of a notorious American independent filmmaker.
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