From the Earth to the Moon (The Signature Edition) in September

HBO Video

have announced the Region 1 DVD release of From the Earth to the Moon (The Signature Edition) for 20th September 2005 priced at $99.98 SRP. Tom Hanks, Imagine Entertainment and HBO present From the Earth to the Moon, the dramatic story of the unforgettable Apollo missions and their heroic astronauts, from President John F. Kennedy's historic speech, through the first manned expeditions into space, to the defining moment of the space program- putting a man on the moon. "One small step for man... one giant leap for mankind." Powerfully told as never before though the unforgettable performances of Cary Elwes, Sally Field, Chris Isaak and many more, these are the stories of the men, women and children who lived, breathed and manufactured from the power of human will one of the greatest achievements in the history of mankind.

Returning to DVD via this 'Signature Edition' From the Earth to the Moon has been given a new widescreen transfer and remastered in DTS and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. The complete 12 hour series is presented across five discs with the following features...

  • Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer
  • English DD2.0, DD5.1 EX and DTS Surround
  • French and Spanish Dolby Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • 3D Animated Menus
  • A Brief History of Famous Astronomers
  • Behind-the-scenes featurette
  • Special effects featurette
  • President John F. Kennedy's historic speech to Congress on May 25, 1961
  • Out of this Solar System - a glimpse at galaxies, black holes and stars outside our solar system
  • History of the Moon - the origin and evolution of the earth's moon
  • The Space Race - a timeline of the USA and USSR space programs
  • Six original promotional trailers for HBO: Emotion; Destination Moon; The Pitch; Rocket Science; Cowboys; Sure Hope I See You Again

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