MGM Historical Sagas in March
MGM Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD debut of three historical sagas starring Yul Brynner on 25th March 2008. Starring Yul Brynner and George Chakiris, the 1963 film Kings Of The Sun is set in Mesoamerica and follows the intense battle between the immigrant Mayans and the native Indian tribes over territory.
Set in ancient Israel, the 1959 Biblical epic Solomon and Sheba stars Yul Brynner, Gina Lollobrigida and George Sanders and follows two brothers as they struggle to succeed their father, King David, to the throne; however, one finds the temptation of a woman may lead him astray.
Based on the 1835 short historical novel by the Ukrainian author Nikolai Gogol, Taras Bulba is the sentimental, adventure tale of a Ukrainian Cossack and his two sons as they set out and battle the Polish nobles in Ukraine. Directed by J. Lee Thompson, the 1962 film stars Yul Brynner and Tony Curtis.
No extras have been announced. Retail is $19.98 SRP each.