Escape in the Fog (Region B)

Type: New Blu-Ray

(Budd Boetticher, 1945)
Release date: 19 September 2022
Standard Edition Blu-ray

A nurse has a recurring dream about a man being murdered. When she meets that man in real life, they team up to tackle a Nazi spy ring in the fog of San Francisco.

An early directorial effort from Budd Boetticher (Bullfighter and the Lady, The Tall T), Escape in the Fog is brisk film noir starring Otto Kruger (Scandal Sheet) and Nina Foch (Johnny O’Clock).


  • 2K restoration
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with film historian Pamela Hutchinson (2020)
  • The Fleet That Came to Stay (1945, 22 mins): World War II documentary, compiled by Budd Boetticher from original combat footage captured during the Battle of Okinawa, and released shortly after Escape in the Fog
  • You Nazty Spy! (1940, 18 mins): World War II comedy starring the Three Stooges, in which the trio satirise the Third Reich and help publicise the Nazi threat to American audiences
  • Image gallery: publicity and promotional material
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing