Star Wars Trilogy inc. Original Theatrical Versions (R1) in September
Fox Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of the Star Wars Trilogy including the original cuts of all three films as bonus features for 12th September 2006. Priced at $29.98 SRP each these two-disc sets will include both the 2004 “Enhanced Trilogy Version” and the “Original Theatrical Versions” originally shown in the cinema on the films’ releases in 1977, 1980 and 1983 respectively.
This release not only marks the first time the “Original Theatrical Versions” have been available on DVD, but also the first time the films have been available separately. These editions will however only be available for a limited time, with the last order date (for retailers) set at 31st December 2006.
Available in separate Widescreen and Full Screen editions (this only affects the “Enhanced Trilogy Version”, the “Original Theatrical Versions” are Widescreen regardless) features across all three films are as follows…
Disc 1: Enhanced Trilogy Version
- English DD5.1 EX Surround
- French & Spanish Dolby Surround
- English, French & Spanish subtitles
- Audio commentary by George Lucas and selected cast and crew (as per the original DVD releases)
- Easter Egg – Credit Roll
Disc 2: Original Theatrical Movie Version
- Non-Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation in Dolby 2.0 Surround
- Xbox Playable Game Demo
- Lego Game Trailer
Artwork for both Widescreen and Full Screen editions follow…