Chariots of Fire SE in February - Artwork added

Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Chariots of Fire: Special Edition for 1st February 2005 priced at $26.99. The inspiring true story of British athletes competing in the 1924 Olympics. Ben Cross and Ian Charleson head a sterling cast of newcomers and veterans. The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society.

This 2-Disc Special Edition boasts the following features:

  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • French Mono
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by Director Hugh Hudson
  • Additional Scenes:
    • Cricket in the Ballroom
    • Two Masters and Abrahams
    • Tea Dance
    • Nationalism
    • Eric and Jennie Liddell
    • Argue
    • Harold Abrahams Running Past Car
    • Harold Abrahams and Sam Mussabini Speak of Speeding up the Pace
  • Easter Eggs:
    • #1: Director Hugh Hudson, Producer Lord Puttnam and Actor Nigel Phelps relive the famous sprint around the quad
    • #2 Ben Cross talks about running for the famous open shot
  • Wings on their Heels: The Making of Chariots of Fire featurette
  • Chariots of Fire: A Reunion featurette
  • Screen tests for Ben Cross and Ian Charleson
  • Theatrical Trailer

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