Around the World in 80 Days, Wyatt Earp and Enter the Dragon 2-Disc SE DVDs

Warner Home Video have announced three newly remastered Two-Disc Special Edition Region 1 DVD releases for 18th May 2004 with a retail price of $26.99 each...

Around the World in 80 Days - This celebrated Best Picture Academy Award®-winning 1956 blockbuster finally makes its DVD debut after years atop the most requested DVD wish lists, with the complete and uncut 182 minute widescreen version. Boasting an international crew of nearly 2600, a 44-member all-star cast headed by David Niven; Cantinflas, the famous Mexican comedic actor; Shirley MacLaine and 68,894 extras, this film launched the big-budget, big special effects era in Hollywood.

Bonus features include:

Disc 1:

  • Introductions by Turner Classic Movies host and film historian Robert Osborne
  • Feature-length commentary by Brian Sibley of BBC Radio
  • Georges Melies’ A Trip to the Moon (1902)
  • Outtakes
  • Stills gallery
  • 1956 original and 1983 reissue theatrical trailers
  • DVD-ROM link to Michael Todd’s Around the World in 80 Days Almanac
Disc 2:
  • Introductions by Turner Classic Movies host and film historian Robert Osborne
  • Around the World of Mike Todd (1968): narrated by Orson Welles, this profile of the film’s producer features reminiscences by Elizabeth Taylor, Gypsy Rose Lee, Ethel Merman, Lowell Thomas and others
  • Playhouse 90: Around the World in 90 Minutes (excerpts): Elizabeth Taylor hosts this live October 17, 1957 telecast of the a star-studded gala from Madison Square Garden celebrating the one-year anniversary of Around the World in 80 Days’ world premiere.
  • March 27, 1957 Academy Awards® ceremony highlights
  • Newsreels: the Los Angeles premiere and the opening in Spain
Wyatt Earp - Kevin Costner portrays one of the Wild West’s most acclaimed lawmen in this gritty biographical western; a complex portrait of the life, loves and adventures of the man who became a legend in a lawless land. Dennis Quaid also stars as Doc Holliday and Gene Hackman as Nicholas Earp; Lawrence Kasdan (The Big Chill, Grand Canyon) directed.

The Wyatt Earp DVD will include the 190-minute feature film on Disc 1 and will contain the following bonus content on Disc 2:
  • It Happened that Way documentary (new)
  • Walk with a Legend documentary (vintage)
  • Eleven lifted scenes
Enter the Dragon - Bruce Lee stars in his signature film that will offer more than five hours of bonus material, including a brand new making-of documentary that explores Lee’s motivation for making the film, the difficulties of filming on location in Hong Kong and other behind-the-scenes insights.

Disc 1
  • Commentary by producer Paul Heller
  • Blood and Steel: The Making of Enter the Dragon (new)
  • Bruce Lee: In His Own Words (vintage)
  • Linda Lee Cadwell Interview Gallery
  • Lair of the Dragon – Includes 1973 featurette and “Backyard Workout with Bruce Lee” (selection only)
Disc 2
  • Bruce Lee: A Warrior’s Journey (vintage)
  • Curse of the Dragon (vintage)
  • Theatrical trailers
  • Television spots
Each DVD will be available in widescreen format [16x9 2.4:1] and Enter the Dragon will also feature Dolby Digital audio.

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