The Film Detective Celebrates Betty White, the Queen of Television
Cinedigm, the leading independent streaming company super-serving enthusiast fan bases, announced today that The Film Detective, the classic film restoration and streaming company, is featuring a series of stunning restorations on its 24/7 classic film and television channel.
Restorations from recent Blu-ray and DVD releases will be featured, including noir classics like A Life at Stake (1954) and Repeat Performance (1947); the sword and sandal adventure Hercules and the Captive Women (1961); Sherlock Holmes mysteries including The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935) and Sherlock Holmes’ Fatal Hour (1931); and more.
Sherlock Holmes will also be celebrated on January 6, in honor of the super sleuth’s birthday, with a 20-hour Sherlock Holmes Marathon of Mystery. Featured titles will include The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1954-1955) starring Ronald Howard as well as The Woman in Green (1945), Terror by Night (1946), and Dressed to Kill (1946), starring dynamic duo Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce.
Betty White will take center stage on The Film Detective with a Betty White 100th Birthday Bash on January 17. A pioneer on both sides of the camera and an indisputable Queen of Television, Betty White will be celebrated with 24-hours of her early hit sitcom, Life with Elizabeth (1953-1955).
The Film Detective’s New Year of New Restorations comes at the heels of a record year of Blu-ray and DVD releases for the company. Recent popular restorations available now on Blu-ray and DVD include the Sherlock Holmes Vault Collection (1931-1937), The Fabulous Dorseys (1947), The Amazing Mr. X (1948), and Frankenstein’s Daughter (1958). The Company has also announced a banner year of upcoming restorations from The Film Detective, including Lew Ayres and Teresa Wright’s dramatic sizzler The Capture (1950); the stunning musical Dancing Pirate (1936); and the cult classic howler Monster From Green Hell (1957), scheduled for release in early 2022.