WWII Collection: Battlefront Europe including Battle of the Bulge in May

Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of their World War II Collection: Battlefront Europe for 3rd May 2005. This five-film set is headlined by the newly restored edition of Samuel Fuller's The Big Red One, and also includes Battle of the Bulge (first time on DVD), The Dirty Dozen, Where Eagles Dare and Battleground.

The collection box set is priced at $59.92 SRP. The Big Red One: The Reconstruction will be available for $26.99 SRP and Battle of the Bulge will be available for $19.97 SRP.

About the two new films in the World War II Collection

The Big Red One: The Reconstruction - See the separate announcement for full details.

Battle of the Bulge (1965)
For this epic recreation of one of World War II’s most crucial confrontations, director Ken Annakin (The Longest Day) captures the explosive action of massive forces squaring off as well as the brave, individual ingenuity of weary GIs trying to survive a cruel European winter. The cast is a juggernaut of stars: Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Charles Bronson, Telly Savalas and more.

Features include:

  • New digital transfer from restored picture and audio elements
  • Soundtrack remastered in Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Two vintage featurettes:
    • The Filming of Battle of the Bulge
    • History Recreated
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Languages: English & French
  • Subtitles: English, French & Spanish

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