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Image Press Release: Bullshot

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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted November 23 2010 - 08:49 AM

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“A daft and often delightfully nutty send-up.”

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The Heroics Begin On Digital Download And DVD February 1, 2011

Directed by Emmy® and BAFTA® Award-Winner Dick Clement

Featuring BAFTA® Award-Nominee Billy Connolly

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Chatsworth, CA – He is dashing, determined, daring, and debonair.  Part aristocrat, part athlete, part amateur sleuth: he is the complete Englishman and an all around good sport. On February 1, 2011 Image Entertainment will release Handmade Films’ Bullshot, a delicious and deliriously funny satire of the gentleman detective who will do anything to protect his country, defeat the always dastardly criminal and save the girl who is always in distress. Available via digital download and DVD, Bullshot is a romp through post-World War I England, depicting a world of high adventure, low life, patriots and villains. SRP is $9.98 for the digital download, and $14.98 for the DVD. Pre-book is January 4.   

Captain Hugh “Bullshot” Crummond (Alan Shearman – Happy FeetEragon) is an Olympic athlete, flying ace, car racer and a suave sleuth. He’s an expert in all brave, masculine pursuits, including the seduction of lovely Rosemary Fenton (Bullshot co-writer Diz White – EragonJackie Chan’s First Strike).  When Bullshot finds out that her scientist father has been abducted by his wartime adversary Count Otto Van Bruno (Ronald E. Law – “L.A. Law”, Escape From New York) nothing will stop him from rescuing Mr. Fenton,  no matter what the cost!

An affectionate parody of the detective stories of the 1930’s, Bullshot is based on the adventures of the popular British hero, Bulldog Drummond. A combination of Monty Python, Austin Powers and Inspector Clouseau, Bullshot is like a bull in a tea shop:  bumbling yet brave, elegant yet slapstick, witty and silly, very British and very, very funny!


Image Entertainment, Inc. (OTCQB: DISK) is a leading independent licensee and distributor of entertainment programming in North America, with approximately 3,000 exclusive DVD titles and approximately 340 exclusive CD titles in domestic release and more than 450 programs internationally via sublicense agreements. For many of its titles, the Company has exclusive audio and broadcast rights, as well as digital download rights to over 2,100 video programs and approximately 400 audio titles containing more than 5,600 individual tracks. The Company is headquartered in Chatsworth,California. For more information about Image Entertainment, Inc., please go to www.image-entertainment.com.

Bullshot – DVD

Genre:             Comedy, 80s, Parody, Screwball, Slapstick, United Kingdom

Rating:             PG

Languages:       English

Format:            Anamorphic Widescreen (1.33:1)

Audio:              Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Subtitles:           No

Year:                1983

SRP:                $14.98

Street Date:      February 1, 2011

Pre-Book:        January 4, 2011

Length:             86 minutes

UPC:                014381657029

Cat#:                ID6570HHDVD


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#2 of 4 OFFLINE   walter o

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Posted November 23 2010 - 01:12 PM

1:33 cannot be anamorphic widescreen???

#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Jeff Swindoll

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Posted November 24 2010 - 01:14 AM

Hmmmm, I've heard 1.85:1 called anamorphic fullscreen so maybe it's 1.85:1??

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1:33 cannot be anamorphic widescreen???

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#4 of 4 OFFLINE   Bob Cashill

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Posted November 27 2010 - 09:15 AM

I'm sure Image has made a mistake in its listing. Surprised to see released over here after so long.

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