Lady in White

Lady in White

Lukas Haas
Director: Frank LaLoggia Cast: Lukas Haas
Lukas Haas
, Len Cariou
Len Cariou
, Alex Rocco
Alex Rocco
Frank LaLoggia

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Overview

Frank LaLoggia's smart and effective thriller Lady in White receives the special-edition treatment from Elite Entertainment and a nice package has been produced overall. To start with, the image, framed at 1.85:1, has its weak points. While colors are generally vibrant, the overall picture is rather soft most of the time, lacking specific detail. Sadly the image isn't presented with an anamorphic transfer, which is the prime reason for the forgivable imperfections. The sound, remastered for this DVD release in Dolby Digital 5.1, is relatively strong with some nice use of the surround speakers. But what make this disc really stand out are the supplemental features. The highlight of many would have to be a very warm and accessible audio commentary from LaLoggia. Without ever being dull or overanalytical about his most famous film, he delves into the history of making it, the challenges of a low budget feature, and his relationship with cast and crew. It's truly one of the better commentaries recorded. LaLoggia not only scripted, produced, and directed this film, but he wrote the music, which is also included on an isolated track. In addition, there is a nice but brief segment of behind-the-scenes footage. Finally, along with the theatrical trailer, there are a handful of television and radio spots, plus a photo gallery consisting mainly of shots from the film. Though out of print for some time and rather difficult to find, you couldn't go wrong with this delightful film and impressive DVD, especially for those that like thrills and scares, but don't care for the gore.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/25/1998
UPC: 0790594524029
Original Release: 1988
Rating: PG-13
Source: Elite
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:00:00
Sales rank: 12,293

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lukas Haas Frankie Scarlatti
Len Cariou Phil
Alex Rocco Angelo Scarlatti
Katherine Helmond Amanda
Jason Presson Geno Scarlatti
Renata Vanni Mama Assunta
Angelo Bertolini Papa Charlie
Jared Rushton Donald
Gregory Levinson Louie
Joelle Jacob Melissa
Hal Bokar Actor
Tom Bower Actor
Lucy Lee Flippin Actor
Michael Gwynne Actor
Bruno Kirby Actor
Frank LaLoggia Adult Frankie
Sidney Lassick Actor
Rita Zohar Actor
John Massari Conductor

Technical Credits
Frank LaLoggia Director,Score Composer,Co-producer,Screenwriter
Robert Anderson Sound/Sound Designer
Sarah Burdick Set Decoration/Design
Russell Carpenter Cinematographer
Sam Caylor Sound Editor
Tom Chesney Special Effects
Cliff Cudney Stunts
Fantasy II Film Effects Special Effects
Image Engineering Special Effects
Ernest D. Farino Special Effects Supervisor
Mali Finn Casting
David W. Gray Consultant/advisor
Thomas Grubbs Camera Operator
M. Todd Henry Camera Operator
Richard Hummel Production Designer
Jeff Jur Camera Operator
Howard Kling Art Director
Charles M. La Loggia Executive Producer
Andrew G. La Marca Co-producer
Steve Mann Editor
John Massari Musical Direction/Supervision
Ann Montesanto Makeup
Cheri Montesanto-Medcalf Makeup
Daryn Okada Cinematographer
Cliff Payne Executive Producer
Betsy Pollock Asst. Director
Carla Reynolds Associate Producer
Carl Reynolds Associate Producer
Jacqueline Saint Anne Costumes/Costume Designer
Lynn Stalmaster Casting
Josef von Stroheim Sound Editor
Kelly Van Horn Production Manager
Gene Warren Special Effects Supervisor
Debbie Wilson Stunts
Kenneth Wolf Art Director

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Index
1. Opening Logos [:50]
2. Main Titles [5:34]
3. Early Morning [1:57]
4. Racing To School [4:13]
5. Storyteller [3:13]
6. School's Out [2:50]
7. Practical Joke [5:19]
8. Locked In The Cloakroom [3:24]
9. Ghostly Visitor [4:32]
10. Close To Death [5:24]
11. Resting At Home [7:26]
12. Phil And Tony Visit [4:35]
13. Night Falls [4:00]
14. Church Service [4:23]
15. Time Passes [1:47]
16. Christmas Company [3:48]
17. Lincoln, Nebraska [1:52]
18. The Ring; Time To Eat [4:32]
19. Sneaking Into The House [6:18]
20. Talking To Geno [2:14]
21. Looking For Help [3:38]
22. Little Girl Lost [5:31]
23. Bedridden [1:57]
24. The Courthouse [3:02]
25. Target Practice [7:02]
26. Amanda [7:09]
27. The Cliffs [1:36]
28. Reunited At Last [5:31]

Customer Reviews

Lady in White 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have had this movie for years and watch it over and over! This is a classic horror/mystery story. I love everything about it, the actors, the story, the plot, the special effects...I would recommend this movie to children 10 years and over, and adults. You won't regret watching this!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Is it possible for those three things to be in one movie? Yes, when the movie is "Lady in White." A small boy gets accidently locked up in school overnight. He sees a horrible replay of a murder, with a ghostly apparation. He does not see the face of the murderer. He tells no one because he's so frightened. His loving father is caring. The distressing part is of course the murder. The boy wants to help the ghostly victim have peace. There is a bit of humor between his grandparents. Later horrible things happen when the boy gets closer to revealing the murderer without realizing it, but the murderer knows it. Horrible and somewhat fantasy scenes follow. I can't say much more without giving away the plot. Let's just say you really won't see it coming. All actors, well known faces, are absolutely wonderful. It's truly a horror movie, distressing, but with family love in the forefront.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An old favorite. My kids especially liked it. Does not come on TV too often so it was a must have on DVD
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