Twentieth Century Limited Edition Blu-Ray

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Twentieth Century Limited Edition Blu-Ray
The second film Howard Hawks (The Criminal Code) made at Columbia Pictures is among his greatest works. John Barrymore plays a theatre impresario down on his luck. Carole Lombard is his former protégé, now a major star. When the two meet by chance aboard the Twentieth Century locomotive, their love-hate relationship is reignited.

Now recognised as a classic, Twentieth Century is the film which established the template for the screwball comedy – and made Lombard a star.


• 4K restoration
• Original mono soundtrack
• Audio commentary with novelist and film historian Farran Smith Nehme (2021)
• Stars in Her Eyes (2021): academic Lucy Bolton discusses the film career of Carole Lombard
• Howard Hawks Study Day (1997): archival audio recording of an event from the British Film Institute’s 1997 Howard Hawks retrospective at the National Film Theatre, London
• Super 8 version: cut-down home cinema presentation
• Image gallery: publicity and promotional material
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Pamela Hutchinson, extracts from interviews with Howard Hawks, overview of contemporary and modern critical responses, and film credits
• World premiere on Blu-ray
• Limited edition of 3,000 copies
• All extras subject to change
Aspect Ratio1.37:1
CastJohn Barrymore,Carole Lombard,Walter Connolly
ColourBlack & White
DirectorHoward Hawks
RegionBlu-Ray B
Run Time91

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Tags: 1930s, Limited Edition, Indicator, Black and White