Saving Private Ryan D-Day 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition in May

Dreamworks Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Saving Private Ryan D-Day 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition for 25th May 2004 with a retail price of $26.99. This new two-disc special edition will arrive in collectable packaging with the following features present:

  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DTS 5.1, DD5.1 and DD2.0 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • An Inside Look with the Filmmakers
  • Looking into the Past: The Research, the Screenplay and the Vision
  • The Making of a Platoon
  • Boot Camp for the Cast
  • Re-Creating D-Day: Omaha Beach
  • And Much More!
Here we have a look at the artwork followed by further WWII related DVD releases planned for the same day...

On the same day Dreamworks will also release two documentaries on which Steven Spielberg (director of Saving Private Ryan) acted as Executive Producer. Retailing at $19.99 each are...

Price for Peace is a 90-minute film documentary by James Moll, with executive producers Steven Spielberg and Stephen Ambrose, in association with The National D-Day Museum. This film beautifully depicts the events that transpired in the Pacific War theatre between the attack on Pearl Harbor (December 1941) and the bombing of Hiroshima (August 1945). Nathan Wang provides the background score and incorporates 12 period recordings into the soundtrack.
  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 & 2.0 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
Shooting War - Tom Hanks narrates this 90 minute documentary on World War II Combat Photographers in Europe and the Pacific theater of war.
  • 1.33:1 Full Frame
  • English Dolby Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
And finally The World War II Collection packs together all three of these releases for the retail price of $49.99 and throws in the added value Saving Private Ryan: The Mission and the Movie Collectible Book.

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