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    Legendary actor Ben Gazzara made his feature film debut in The Strange One, recreating his Broadway role in Calder Willingham's gripping "End as a Man." Gazzara stars as Cadet Sgt. Jocko DeParis, a sadomasochistic bully in a Southern military academy who uses his magnetism and the school's own military code to manipulate his fellow cadets and officers. When he engineers the expulsion of a hated rival, his reign of terror begins to unravel. The film features a solid cast drawn from The Actor's Studio in New York, including Pat Hingle, Mark Richman, George Peppard (also in his film debut) and Larry Gates, and is directed by Jack Garfein and scripted by Willingham, based on his novel. Censored in its original theatrical release for its homosexual undertones, The Strange One is presented restored and uncut for the first time on DVD.

    • Release Date: 1957
    • Runtime: 99:00
    • Genre: Classics/Drama Classic
    • Language: English
    • Format: DVD-NTSC
    • Screen: 16x9
    • Aspect: 1.85
    • Rating: NR
    • Audio: English Mono
    • Color/BW: B/W
    • Special Features:
    • Copyright: © 1957, renewed 1985 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    • Number of Discs: 1
    • Disc Format: DVD-5

    Starring:
    Larry Gates
    Ben Gazzara
    Pat Hingle
    Clifton James
    Paul Richards
    Peter Mark Richman
    Mark Richman
    Arthur Storch
    Paul E. Richards

    Written by:

    Directed by:
    Jack Garfein

    Produced by:
    Sam Spiegel