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Universal announce Spartacus SE for later this month

Universal Pictures Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Spartacus Special Edition for 24th May 2004 with a retail price of £19.99. As one of Universal’s most successful films, winning 4 Oscars in 1961, Spartacus has been fully restored with additional footage cut from the original release on this special edition DVD. The 2 disc set is packed with exclusive never-before-seen extras including commentary from Kirk Douglas, Peter Ustinov, producer Edward Lewis, restoration expert Robert A Harris and designer Saul Bass, Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo’s scene-by-scene analysis, rare deleted scenes, behind the scenes ‘Gladiatorial school’ footage, a 1960 documentary ‘The Hollywood Ten’ and many more.

DVD Extras:

Disc 1

  • Commentary by producer-actor Kirk Douglas, actor Peter Ustinov, novelist Howard Fast, producer Edward Lewis, restoration expert Robert A. Harris, and designer Saul Bass
  • Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo's scene-by-scene analysis
  • Additional Alex North score compositions
  • Restoration demonstration

    Disc 2
  • Rare deleted scenes
  • Vintage newsreel footage
  • 1960 promotional cast interviews
  • 1992 video interview with Peter Ustinov
  • Behind-the-scenes "Gladiatorial School" footage
  • The 1960 documentary “The Hollywood Ten”
  • Original storyboards by Saul Bass
  • Hundreds of production stills, lobby cards, posters, print ads, and a comic book

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