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Grand Prix 40th Anniversary Edition (R2) in October

Warner Home Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Grand Prix (40th Anniversary Two-Disc Special Edition) for 2nd October 2006 priced at £15.99. John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate, Birdman of Alcatraz, Ronin) directs a superb international cast led by James Garner (who did his own driving in the film) in this epic saga of four Formula 1 race car drivers gunning for glory on tracks around the world. Filled with high-octane excitement and authenticity, the film won three Academy Awards® for Editing, Sound and Sound Effects.

This Special Edition boasts four never-before-seen featurettes, the archival documentary Grand Prix: Challenge of the Champions (taking viewers behind-the-scenes of ‘60s racing), a new digital transfer from restored 65mm elements and a remastered Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack.

Features include…

Disc One: Main Feature

  • New Digital Transfer from Restored 65mm Elements with a Soundtrack Remastered in Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Theatrical Trailer

Disc Two: Four new never-before-seen documentaries
  • Pushing the Limit: The Making of Grand Prix - 40th Anniversary Making-of documentary
  • Flat Out: Formula One in the Sixties- A history of Formula One racing in the sixties
  • The Style and Sound of Speed – A look at the style of Saul Bass and the film’s sound design
  • Brands Hatch: Behind the Checkered Flag - Behind the scenes tour of the famous raceway used in the movie
  • Grand Prix: Challenge of the Champions – 1960’s Featurette behind-the-scenes at the Grand Prix
  • Speed Channel Promo

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