Two New 20 Film DVD Box Sets Celebrating Warner Bros.’ 90th Anniversary BEST OF WARNER BROS. 20 FILM COLLECTIONS: BEST PICTURES & MUSICALS Arrive January 29 & February 5 Burbank, Calif., November 6, 2012 – Warner Home Video will release two new DVD box sets early in the first quarter as part of their 90th Anniversary initiative running throughout 2013: The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collections: Best Pictures (January 29) and The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collections: Musicals(February 5). One of the most respected, diversified and successful motion picture studios in the world, Warner Bros. began when the eponymous brothers -- Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack -- incorporated on April 4, 1923. Four years later, the release of The Jazz Singer, the world’s first “talkie,” set a tone of innovation and influence that would forever become synonymous with films passionately produced, selectively acquired, carefully preserved and impeccably curated for both the casual and ultimate movie lover to enjoy forever. The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collections will be released throughout the year in five separate sets. Each features a gem-packed collection of 20 essential movie classics in five major genres: Best Pictures (January),Musicals (February), Romance (April), Comedy (July) and Thrillers (September). A booklet will be included in each Collection which contains photos and synopses of all the films in the set. Each set will sell for $98.92 SRP. The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Best Pictures Warner Bros.’ library, the world’s largest, contains more Best Picture Oscar® winners than any other studio with 22 wins (all 22 award-winning films are included in The Best of Warner Bros. 100 Film DVD Collection streeting the same day). The films in The Best of Warner Bros. Best Pictures will be divided into three chapters on 23 discs: A New Era (1929-1949); The Golden Years (1946-1959); and The New Classics (1975-2006). Included are: Broadway Melody of 1929 1929 Grand Hotel 1932 Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) 1935 The Life of Emile Zola 1937 The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Best Pictures…continued Gone With The Wind 1939 Mrs. Miniver 1942 Casablanca 1942 Best Years of Our Lives 1946 An American in Paris 1951 Around the World in 80 Days 1956 Gigi 1958 Ben-Hur 1959 One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest 1975 Chariots of Fire 1981 Amadeus 1984 Driving Miss Daisy 1989 Unforgiven 1992 The Lord of the Rings™: The Return of the King 2003 Million Dollar Baby 2005 The Departed 2006 The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Musicals The films in The Best of Warner Bros. Musicals won a combined total of 29 Oscars®, including three Best Picture Winners and 9 winners for Music (Score and Song). The collection will be divided into three chapters on 21 discs:You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet (1927-1951); The Music Makers (1951-1964); and Now, That’s Entertainment (1967-1988). Films included are: The Jazz Singer 1927 Award for Special Award to Warner Bros. Broadway Melody of 1929 1929 Award for: Outstanding Picture 42nd Street 1933 The Great Ziegfeld 1936 Awards for: Actress; Dance Direction; and Outstanding Production. Wizard of Oz 1939 Awards for: Music; and, Music - Song Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942 Awards for: Actor; Music; and, Sound Recording. An American in Paris 1951 Awards for: Art Direction; Cinematography; Costume Design; Music; Best Motion Picture; and Writing. Show Boat 1951 Singin' in the Rain 9152 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1954 Awards for: Music – Scoring of a Musical Picture. A Star Is Born 1954 The Music Man 1962 Award for: Music Viva Las Vegas 1964 Camelot 1967 Awards for: Art Direction; Costume Design; and, Music. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory 1971 Cabaret 1972 Awards for: Actor in a Supporting Role; Actress; Art Direction; Cinematography; Directing; Film Editing; Music; andSound That’s Entertainment 1974 Victor, Victoria 1983 Award for: Music. Little Shop of Horrors 1986 Hairspray 1988 The year-long celebration will also include several stand-alone releases of new-to-format classics on Blu-ray™ for the first time, including The Jazz Singer, all three James Dean films (East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, Giant),Cabaret and Academy Award® Best Picture Winners Grand Hotel (1932), Mrs. Miniver (1943), and Driving Miss Daisy(1990). Fans are encouraged to visit www.bestofwb.com for all content and a richer integrated experience. The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Best Pictures Street Date: 1/29/13 Pricing: $98.92 SRP The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Musicals Street Date: 2/5/13 Pricing: $98.92 SRP Note: All enhanced content listed above is subject to change. “OSCAR®” and “ACADEMY AWARD®” are the registered trademarks and service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.