Gunsmoke: The Directors Collection in November
Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Gunsmoke: The Directors Collection for 14th November 2006 priced at $36.99 SRP> An impressive roster of Hollywood talent brings a keen eye to the camera lens in this Gunsmoke DVD Collection that spotlights the series' acclaimed directors. The courage, character and spirit of the American West blazes across the screen in a television series that set a standard for entertainment excellence during its 20-year run. Join James Arness, Amanda Blake, Milburn Stone, Dennis Weaver and Ken Curtis in this fascinating collection of episodes filmed by such talents as Robert Stevenson (Old Yeller, Mary Poppins), Arthur Hiller (The Out-Of-Towners, Silver Streak), Mark Rydell (On Golden Pond, The Rose) and Andrew V. McLaglen (McLintock!, Chisum, Hellfighters).
This three-disc set also features episodes shot by such familiar on-camera talents as Dennis Weaver, Peter Graves, William Conrad and Victor French as they step behind the camera, don a director's cap, and add a unique, personal perspective to Gunsmoke's celebrated heritage of rugged western adventures.
Extras include Amanda Blake on “The Mike Douglas Show”, 4 original CBS Gunsmoke Radio broadcasts, soundtrack scoring sessions and 8 audio commentaries by the acclaimed directors.