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Hellfighter (Blu-ray) Indicator Ltd


In Hellfighters, the legendary embodiment of no-nonsense stoicism, John Wayne, plays heroic firefighter Chance Buckman who combats oil-field blazes across the world. Based on the exploits of Red Adair (who acted as technical adviser on the film), this explosive actioner is directed with solid efficiency by Andrew V McLaglen (The Wild Geese, North Sea Hijack).

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Special Features

High Definition remaster
Original 6-track sound mix presented as 5.1 surround audio
Optional stereo audio
Audio commentary with film historians C Courtney Joyner and Henry Parke (2021)
The BFI Interview with Andrew V McLaglen (1999, 61 mins): archival audio recording of the director in conversation with David Lewin at the National Film Theatre, London
The Director and the Duke (2009, 4 mins): McLaglen discusses his partnership with John Wayne
Audio interview with Edward Faulkner (2021, 21 mins): the stalwart character actor reminisces with C Courtney Joyner
The Rare Breed (2021, 29 mins): career-spanning appraisal of McLaglen by film archivist Tom Vincent
Super 8 version: original cut-down home-cinema presentation
Desert Inferno (1962, 2 mins): newsreel capturing famed firefighter Red Adair extinguishing blazes in the Sahara
News report from Ekofisk oil field (1977, 2 mins): Adair tackles a conflagration on a North Sea oil rig
Original theatrical trailer
Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Andrew Nette, archival articles on the film and the events that inspired its screenplay, an overview of critical responses, and film credits
UK premiere on Blu-ray
Limited edition of 3,000 copies