This forthcoming German Bluray of Marlon Brando‘s One-Eyed Jacks might look a little better than the various public-domain DVDs out there, but otherwise it’s a visual sham of a mockery of a mockery of a visual sham.

The basic core elements are in good shape, I’m told, but until complete legal ownership can be re-established by Paramount, this 1961 semi-classic will look mildly shitty. (The Brando family failed to renew the copyright about 10 or 12 years ago, so blame them.) Here’s an appreciation that I wrote in ’08.