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24 February 2014

Scorpion Releasing investigates THE DAIN CURSE (review)

James Coburn (IN LIKE FLINT) takes on diamonds, dames, and a family curse in this three-part five-hour miniseries adaptation of Dashiell Hammett's THE DAIN CURSE.  A suspiciously staged diamond robbery leads detective Hamilton Nash into the twisted world of the Gabrielle Leggett whose maternal family line has a history of death and destruction that pulls in kidnappers, adulterers, and the mysterious "Temple of the Holy Grail" into a convoluted case that may or may not have a supernatural solution.  Hector Elizondo, Jean Simmons, Beatrice Straight, Brent Spiner, Hattie Winston, and David Canary are among the series' interesting cast.

REVIEW LINK: Scorpion Releasing (US) Region 1 NTSC DVD (DVD Drive-in)

THE DAIN CURSE DVD specs:
  • 4:3 non-anamorphic 1.33:1 fullscreen
  • English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
  • All three episodes on two discs
  • Scorpion Releasing Trailers

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