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New Trailer & Artwork For The 70th Anniversary 4K Restoration Of KIND HEARTS & CORONETS

Kind Hearts & Coronets
The Ealing classic has been newly restored and comes to UK cinemas and blu-ray in June.

Kind Hearts & Coronets poster

This June brings the 70th anniversary of the UK release of Ealing Studios' comedy classic Kind Hearts & Coronets. Famously, the film stars Alec Guinness in no less than eight roles as the would be victims of a murderous social climber.

Kind Hearts & Coronets has undergone a 4K restoration and will return to UK cinemas June 7th, followed by the release of a collector's edition blu-ray on June 24th.

The blu-ray comes with a booklet, art cards and a replica of the theatrical poster. Disc extras include Once More with Ealing -  a brand new featurette including interviews with filmmakers Whit Stillman, Paul King, Stephen Woolley and critic Peter Bradshaw discussing their love for Ealing and the brilliant legacy of Kind Hearts & Coronets; audio commentary with Terence Davies, Peter Bradshaw and Matthew Guinness; alternate US Ending with commentary; John Landis intro; BFI’s Introducing Ealing Studios; Those British Faces: Dennis Price; Behind the Scenes stills gallery; and a costumes stills gallery.

Check out the re-release trailer below.

Kind Hearts & Coronets bluray

The official synopsis reads:

Hailing from the Golden-Age of Ealing comedies (Passport to Pimlico and Whisky Galore! also turn 70 this year) KIND HEARTS & CORONETS stars Dennis Price as the debonair yet impoverished Louis Mazzini, the would-be Duke of Chalfont whose mother was disinherited by her noble family, the D’Ascoynes, for marrying beneath her. When her dying wish to be buried in the family crypt is refused, Louis vows to avenge his mother and work his way up the family tree, by engaging in the gentle art of murder. One by one he attempts to kill off the eight successors that stand in the way of his becoming Duke –all played by Alec Guinness in an unforgettable tour-de-force performance.