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Warner Bros. and the Homefront (R1) in November

Warner Home Video

have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Warner Bros. and the Homefront on 11th November 2008. This three-disc set is built around the three all-star, song-filled extravaganzas made by the studio’s finest talents during the tumult of WWII.

Headlining the collection is the first-ever WHV release of one of the biggest box-office hits of the era, Irving Berlin’s This is the Army, starring Ronald Reagan, George Murphy and Mr. Berlin himself, presented in its original roadshow format for the first time since its opening engagements. The collection also contains the DVD debuts of two musical cavalcades featuring the biggest WB stars trying their hands at musical entertainment in Thank Your Lucky Stars and Hollywood Canteen.

Warner Bros. and the Homefront will be available as a collection only and will sell for $39.92 SRP.

Irving Berlin’s This Is the Army (1943)

  • Commentary by Joan Leslie, Dr. Drew Casper
  • Edge of Darkness trailer
  • Newsreel
  • 1943 WB short: The United States Army Band
  • 1943 WB cartoon: Confusions of a Nutsy Spy
  • All new WHV Documentary: Warner at War
  • Original theatrical trailer

Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
  • Watch on the Rhine trailer
  • Newsreel
  • 1943 WB shorts: Food and Magic, Three Cheers for the Girls, The United States Navy Band
  • 1943 WB cartoon: Falling Hare
  • Theatrical trailer

Hollywood Canteen (1944)
  • The Conspirators trailer
  • 1944 WB shorts: Proudly We Serve, Report from the Front, I am an American
  • 1944 WB cartoon: Stage Door Cartoon
  • 1945 WB cartoon: Herr Meets Hare
  • 1946 WB cartoon: Hollywood Canine Canteen
  • Theatrical trailer

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