20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that they will bring will bring the thriller Niagara to Blu-ray this summer. The film is directed by Henry Hathaway and stars Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, and Max Showalter. Niagara will be available for purchase online and in stores beginning on July 30th.
In the film, a vacationing couple, George and Rose Loomis (Cotton and Monroe), rent a quaint bungalow at romantic Niagara Falls. But Rose and her lover plan to murder the unsuspecting George – in the falls! A dramatic departure from her more upbeat roles, Monroe’s fascinating performance as the scheming murderess paints a powerfully dark portrait of human sexuality.
Niagara was released in February of 1953 and grossed over $6 million in worldwide box office.
The Blu-ray will include special features, including the original theatrical trailer and theatrical trailers for other Marilyn Monroe films.