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From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: High Plains Drifter: 40th Anniversary Edition

DIGITALLY REMASTERED AND FULLY RESTORED FOR THE FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY™ ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER CLINT EASTWOOD TAKES ON THE OLD WEST IN THE ICONIC WESTERN CLASSIC

OWN IT ON BLU-RAY™ WITH DIGITAL HD INCLUDING ULTRAVIOLET ON OCTOBER 15, 2013 FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 1973 American Western classic, High Plains Drifter, comes to Blu-ray™ with Digital HD including UltraViolet™ for the first time ever on October 15, 2013 in celebration of its 40th Anniversary from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.   Digitally remastered and fully restored from high resolution 35MM original film, fans can now see every blazing gun showdown and action-packed fight like never before.

Academy Award® winner Clint Eastwood returns to his familiar Old West stomping grounds in his internationally acclaimed role of "The Man with No Name" in High Plains Drifter. This time, The Stranger (Eastwood) mysteriously appears out of the heat waves of the desert and rides into the lawless, sin-ridden town of Lago. After making a name for himself with a string of blazing gun battles, The Stranger is hired by the townspeople to provide protection from three ruthless gunmen just out of jail. Directed by Clint Eastwood himself, this pulse-pounding action-packed film is recognized as one of his signature western classics. 

CAST AND FILMMAKERS:
Director: Clint Eastwood
Screenwriter: Ernest Tidyman
Producers: Robert Daley
Executive Producer: Jennings Lang
Cinematographer: Bruce Surtees
Editor: Ferris Webster
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Mitch Ryan, Jack Ging, Stefan Gierasch, Ted Hartley, Billy Curtis, Geoffrey Lewis, Scott Walker

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - BLU-RAY
Street Date: October 15, 2013
Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: (U.S.) 61120099; (CDN) 61126413
Running Time:  1 Hour 45 Minutes
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), DTS Digital Surround 2.0 Mono Parisian (French)
Subtitles: English, Spanish

Like High Plains Drifter at: www.facebook.com/highplainsdriftermovie.

To view the trailer, please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKHX4M3vJg4.

About Universal Studios Home Entertainment
NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

CONTACT
Cecilia Sandoval
Director, Publicity
Universal Studios Home Entertainment
818-777-7364
Cecilia.sandoval@nbcuni.com

SOURCE Universal Studios Home Entertainment



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