William Wyler on DVD in July
MGM Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of three Willie Wyler titles on UK Region 2 DVD for 5th July 2004 with a retail price of £15.99 each. Starting out as one of Hollywood’s youngest directors, William Wyler – affectionately known as ‘Willie’ – soon became a successful Oscar-winner working with some of the world’s most famous movie stars. This prolific director was well known for his touches of charm and comedy in War and Western movies.
Wuthering Heights (1939)
The renowned classic novel written by Emily Bronte is brought to life on the screen in this famous adaptation starring box-office greats Laurence Olivier – often considered to be the consummate Heathcliff -, the magnificent Merle Oberon as the beautiful Cathy and David Niven (Casino Royale). Nominated for eight Oscars, this beautiful film won an Academy Award for Best Cinematography.
The Best Years Of Our Lives (1946)
This extraordinary film won seven Oscars – including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. Telling the tale of three men back from the war who find that their lives have changed irreparably because of their military experience. A classic film starring Myrna Loy and Frederic March.
The Children's Hour (1961)
A wonderful cast line up of Audrey Hepburn, Shirley Maclaine and James Garner unite for a film nominated for five Oscars. One child’s spiteful whisper manages to ruin many lives in this tense drama set in a school.