Gone with the Wind 4-Disc CE (R2) in February

Warner Home Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Gone with the Wind: Four-Disc Collector's Edition for 7th February 2005 priced at £24.99. One of the most celebrated motion picture events of all time has been painstakingly restored using Warner's Ultra-Resolution technology and presented on a four-disc set full of outstanding features including rare screen and costume tests in "The Making of a Legend" documentary, star profiles and an exclusive new in-depth documentary with star Olivia de Havilland.

Each Gone with the Wind Four Disc Collector's Edition DVD will include a stunning full-color reproduction of the original 20-page souvenir booklet that was sold during premiere road-show engagements from 1939 through 1941.

The movie features a remastered soundtrack in Dolby Digital 5.1 and extensive bonus content, all new to DVD and featured on two of the four discs. Those features in full...

Discs 1 and 2 (the film)

  • Commentary by film historian Rudy Behlmer
  • 5.1 Dolby Digital Soundtrack
  • Original Mono Soundtrack

Disc 3
  • "The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind the acclaimed 1989 documentary made by Selznick's sons and narrated by Christopher Plummer [125 Minutes, Never-before-available on DVD]
  • Restoring a Legend - An in-depth look at the restoration and Ultra-Resolution process utilized by Warner Bros. for this new DVD presentation
  • Footage from 1939 Atlanta and 1961 Civil War Centennial Atlanta premieres
    • Dixie Hails Gone With the Wind [1939 premiere newsreel]
    • Atlanta Civil War Centennial [1961 premiere newsreel]
  • The Old South
    • Fred Zinnemann directed this historical 1940 theatrical short, which was shown by MGM in theaters prior to the release of Gone With the Wind
  • International prologue
  • Foreign-language version sample scenes
  • Trailer gallery

Disc 4
  • Melanie Remembers: Olivia de Havilland Recalls Gone with the Wind - All-new documentary produced especially for this new DVD set, features Ms. de Havilland's personal recollections on the film
  • Clark Gable: A King Remembered - A portrait of the legendary actor's long and distinguished career as M-G-M's most famous leading man
  • Vivien Leigh: Scarlet and Beyond hosted by Jessica Lange, this is an insightful look at Leigh's short and troubled life
  • Mini documentaries covering lives and careers of most prominent cast members

Warner UK have provided the R1 packshots for now, so you can assume these will have a BBFC logo added and little else...

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