Bull Durham, Eight Men Out and Pride of the Yankees R1 CEs in March
MGM Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 Collector’s Edition DVD release of three big league baseball classics on 18th March 2008. Priced at $14.98 SRP each are…
Bull Durham (Collector’s Edition) - Directed by Ron Shelton and starring Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins this comedy classic about sex and sport follows a minor-league baseball fan (Sarandon) and the love triangle she creates in the clubhouse between an up-and-coming-pitcher (Robbins) and the mentor catcher assigned to him (Costner).
- Audio Commentary from director Ron Shelton
- Audio Commentary from Kevin Costner and Tim Robbins
- “The Greatest Show On Dirt” featurette – Twenty years later the cast, crew and fans remember Bull Durham
- “Diamonds In The Rough” featurette – Explores minor league baseball
- “Between The Lines: The Making Of Bull Durham” featurette
- ”Kevin Costner Profile”
Eight Men Out (Collector’s Edition) - John Cusack, Charlie Sheen and Christopher Lloyd star in the true story of the infamous “Black Sox” scandal of 1919 where the Chicago White Sox deliberately threw the World Series.
- Audio Commentary from director John Sayles
- “Two Part Retrospective” featurette - Twenty years later the cast and crew look back on the Eight Men Out
- “The Story Behind The Movie” featurette – An in-depth look at the Black Sox Scandal
- “DB, The Bat & The 2005 World Series” featurette – A look at the 2005 White Sox World Series Championship
Pride of the Yankees (Collector’s Edition) - Gary Cooper stars in the biopic of one of baseball’s greatest legends, Lou Gehrig, following his historic record playing in 2,130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, the deadly nerve disease that now bears his name.
- “The Making of Pride Of The Yankees” featurette
- “The Man Behind The Iron Horse” featurette – Discusses the real Lou Gehrig
- “What He Left Behind” featurette – A look at the Lou Gehrig memorabilia currently housed at the Baseball Hall of Fame
- “Always” featurette – A look at the hit song that came from the film
- “Lou Gehrig’s Disease: The Search For A Cure” featurette - An interview with baseball great Curt Schilling discussing Lou Gehrig’s Disease and the latest developments in fighting it
- “Curt Schilling: A Legend on a Legend” – Baseball star Curt Schilling discusses Lou Gehrig
All titles are presented in Widescreen with English, French and Spanish audio and English and Spanish subtitles.