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Rio Bravo R2 SE in May

Warner Home Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Rio Bravo (Two-Disc Special Edition) for 28th May 2007. John Wayne would have turned 100 on 26th May and to celebrate one of cinema’s greatest legends Warner Home Video are releasing a two-disc special edition of the classic Western Rio Bravo just a few days later.

Director Howard Hawks captures the legendary West with a stellar cast in peak form with Wayne starring as a small-town lawman who enlists the help of a ragtag team to hold a murderer in jail until the state marshal can arrive. Dean Martin and Ricky Nelson also star.

Disc One

  • Remastered feature film
  • Commentary by John Carpenter and Richard Schickel (Renowned director Carpenter and film critic Schickel explore how this legendary Western was an extension of Hawks’ own personality and why it’s considered such an influential classic today)
  • Wayne trailer gallery

Disc Two
  • The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks (1973 documentary)
  • Two All New Featurettes:
    • Commemoration: Howard Hawks’ Rio Bravo
    • Old Tucson: Where the Legends Walked

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