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WUSA (1970)
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Paul Newman’s WUSA Set For Blu-ray Debut

WUSA - British Quad Theatrical Poster - Courtesy of Olive FilmsOlive Films has announced that it adding the romantic drama WUSA to their upcoming slate of Blu-ray releases. The film was directed by Stuart Rosenberg and is based on a screenplay written by Robert Stone who based it upon his novel. The romance film starred Paul NewmanJoanne WoodwardAnthony PerkinsLaurence HarveyPat Hingle, and Cloris LeachmanWUSA will be available for purchase in stores and online beginning on July 23rd.

In the film, Newman plays a jaded disc-jockey who offers his services to WUSA, a right-wing hate station broadcasting from New Orleans. While struggling with his own apathy, he starts spreading hateful messages perpetrated by Hingle, a power-mad master of WUSA. Woodward plays a working girl who arrives in town the same day as Newman and falls for the alcoholic disc-jockey. WUSA was released in theaters in August of 1970.

Olive Films has not released any details concerning the exact tech specs and special features that will be included with the disc.

Source: Blu-ray.com