Paramount R1 titles September, October and beyond

Here is a run down of what to expect from Paramount Home Entertainment this September, October, November and December on Region 1 DVD...

16th September 2003: - Losing Isaiah, Milk Money, Nobody's Fool and Regarding Henry all carry a retail price of $14.99 and offer Anamorphic Widescreen transfers, English DD5.1 & 2.0 Surround audio with optional English subtitles. Regarding Henry also features a French DD2.0 Stereo language track.


23rd September: - An Almost Perfect Pair and Campus Man will both retail at $9.99 and offer Anamorphic Widescreen transfers, English Mono (with a French Mono track on the former) and optional English subtitles.

I.Q, Leap of Faith and Scrooge will all retail at $14.99 and offer Anamorphic Widescreen transfers, English DD5.1 & 2.0 Surround audio, French DD2.0 Stereo (with the exception of the latter) and optional English subtitles.

Also debuting on 23rd September 2003 is the complete TV Mini-Series James Clavell's Shogun for the retail price of $79.99. Details on the five-disc set are...

  • 1.33:1 Full Frame
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English subtitles
  • "The Making of Shogun" - a 13 segment piece
  • 3 Historical Perspective Featurettes
  • Audio Commentary by Director Jerry London on select scenes


14th October 2003: - Black Sunday will come with a new Anamorphic Widescreen transfer, English DD5.1 Surround and the original (now restored) English Mono audio, French Mono and optional English subtitles. The Browning Version offers an Anamorphic Widescreen transfer, English DD5.1 & 2.0 Surround audio, French DD2.0 Stereo and optional English subtitles. Lipstick will also offer an Anamorphic Widescreen transfer with English and French Mono tracks and optional English subtitles. Retail on these three is $9.99 each.


That Was Then...This Is Now carries a slightly higher $14.99 retail tag and offers an Anamorphic Widescreen transfer, English DD5.1 & 2.0 Surround audio with optional English subtitles. Rounding out the days releases is the previously announced Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Collector's Edition, for which you can find the full details here.

21st October 2003: - A day of classic titles, the first of which prompted this news article as DVDTimes reader Steve Powers requested we cover it. Dragonslayer will debut on DVD for the very first time with a retail price of $14.99 and offers an Anamorphic Widescreen transfer, English DD5.1 & 2.0 Surround with optional English subtitles.



Weighing in with slightly more bonus features are Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter and Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell. Each retails at $9.99 and offers Anamorphic Widescreen transfers with English Mono audio and optional English subtitles. The former contains an Audio Commentary by Genre Historian Jonathan Sothcott, Writer/Director/Producer Brian Clemens and Actress Caroline Munro, while the latter offers an Audio Commentary by Actress Madeline Smith, Actor David Prowse and Genre Historian Jonathan Sothcott.



Update (11/08/03): The Italian Job (1969) has been brought forward to 7th October 2003.

28th October 2003: - Finally receiving its Region 1 debut (no doubt in the wake of the 2003 remakes DVD release) is the Special Collector's Edition of The Italian Job (1969). More or less identical to the version Region 2 fans have been enjoying for quite some time now you can expect the following features for the $19.99 retail price...
  • Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English Mono
  • English subtitles
  • Audio commentary by Producer Michael Deeley & Author Matthew Field
  • 3 making-of documentaries
  • Deleted Scene with Commentary by Matthew Field
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Re-release Trailer


Moving into November we see the long awaited Collector's Edition of Once Upon A Time in the West has been scheduled though no official details have yet been released. Early word suggests this 2-disc set will be bursting with material despite the low $19.99 retail price.

11th November 2003: - Cool World and Fairytale: A True Story will both retail at $14.99 each and offer Anamorphic Widescreen transfers, English DD5.1 & 2.0 Surround audio with optional English subtitles.



18th November 2003: - Joesph Andrews, The Last Tycoon, Oliver's Story and Pretty Baby will all retail at $9.99 each and offer Anamorphic Widescreen transfers, English Mono audio with optional English subtitles. King David will also retail at $9.99, offers an Anamorphic Widescreen transfer with English DD5.1 & 2.0 Surround with optional English subtitles.

Once Upon A Time in the West (Collector's Edition) will also debut on this date for the retail price of $19.99. Look out for a future article on this one!

25th November 2003: - The Last Of The Red Hot Lovers, The Out Of Towners (1970), Plaza Suite and Star Spangled Girl will all retail at $9.99 each and offer Anamorphic Widescreen transfers, English Mono audio with optional English subtitles.

2nd December 2003: - The Great Gatsby (1974) and This Property is Condemned both offer Anamorphic Widescreen transfers, English Mono audio with optional English subtitles. Retail is $14.99 and $9.99 respectively.

Hud, Young Sherlock Holmes and Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (1992) all offer Anamorphic Widescreen transfers, English DD5.1 & 2.0 Surround audio with optional English subtitles. The first two retail at $14.99 while the latter is just $9.99.

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