TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES AND WARNER HOME VIDEO LAUNCH A NEW COLLECTION OF CLASSIC FILMS TCM GREATEST CLASSIC LEGENDS HIGHLIGHTING HOLLYWOOD’S MOST BELOVED ACTORS AND ACTRESSES IN CLASSIC FILMS AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 1 TCM GREATEST CLASSIC LEGENDS: JOHN FORD WESTERNS TCM GREATEST CLASSIC LEGENDS: JEAN HARLOW TCM GREATEST CLASSIC LEGENDS: ERROL FLYNN AND TCM GREATEST CLASSIC FILMS: LASSIE FOUR CLASSIC FILMS IN EACH VALUE-PACKED COLLECTION Burbank, Calif., October 13, 2010 – Leveraging the success of the TCM Greatest Classic Films branded line, Warner Home Video and Turner Classic Movies are launching a new line of four-title sets, TCM Greatest Classic Legends, spotlighting Hollywood’s most legendary actors and actresses in classic cinema. The newTCM Greatest Classic Legends series launches February 1 with three collections: TCM Greatest Classic Legends: John Ford Westerns – She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Three Godfathers, Cheyenne Autumn, Wagon Master; TCM Greatest Classic Legends: Jean Harlow – Dinner at Eight, Libeled Lady, China Seas and Wife versus Secretary; and TCM Greatest Classic Legends: Errol Flynn – The Adventures of Robin Hood, Captain Blood, The Sea Hawk and Adventures of Don Juan. Each collection features four classic films and is affordably priced at $27.92 SRP. Orders are due December 28, 2010. To further build momentum around these titles, Warner Home Video has aligned the street dates for the collections to coincide with Turner Classic Movies programming. In this wave, Jean Harlow will be featured as “TCM Star of the Month” in March 2011. Additional promotional support for these titles will include TV programming consisting of on-air promotional spots on Turner Networks and print advertising in the “Now Playing” guide. Also available February 1, Warner Home Video and Turner Classic Movies will release a new four-title set from the popular TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection. Since February 2009, these collections have been made available in separate waves and promoted on-air throughout 2009 and 2010 on TCM. The latest installment consists of TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: Lassie – Lassie Come Home, Son of Lassie, Courage of Lassie and Hills of Home (first time on DVD). Orders are due December 28, 2010 ($27.92 SRP). ABOUT THE FILMS TCM GREATEST CLASSIC LEGENDS: JOHN FORD WESTERNS Four classic westerns from four-time Academy Award® winning director, John Ford. SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON (1949) - Academy Award® Winner - A masterpiece of mood and heroics directed by John Ford. An aging cavalry officer (John Wayne) who knows the agony of war on the desert frontier seeks to make his last mission one of peace. THREE GODFATHERS (1948) - The tale of the Magi – Western style. Fugitive bank robbers John Wayne, Pedro Armendariz and Harry Carey Jr. won’t abandon the infant entrusted to them, even though caring for him dims their chances of escape. CHEYENNE AUTUMN (1964) - A proud people abandon resettlement and head for their Yellowstonehomeland in Ford’s moving, epic last Western. Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, Karl Malden and James Stewart head an all-star cast. WAGON MASTER (1950) - A chronicle of a Mormon wagon train’s journey and one of Ford’s personal favorites among his works. Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr., Ward Bond and other familiar Ford faces take the reins in this glorious paean to the pioneer spirit. “Wagons west!” TCM GREATEST CLASSIC LEGENDS: JEAN HARLOW Among AFI’s “Top 25 Female Legends,” Jean Harlow will be featured as TCM Star of the Month in March 2011. DINNER AT EIGHT (1933): You’re invited to a sparkling all-star peek into the lives of the troubled and troublemaking Who’s Who coming to a posh Manhattan party, led by Jean Harlow, Marie Dressler, John and Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery and more. George Cukor directs. LIBELED LADY (1936): When society diva Myrna Loy sues newsman Spencer Tracy for libel, he enlists fiancée Harlow and buddy William Powell in a scheme involving a rigged marriage, a phony seduction, a funny fishing scene, fisticuffs and eventually, true love for all. CHINA SEAS (1935): A rugged captain (Clark Gable) sails perilous waters with a fortune in British gold. That’s not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress (Harlow) and refined fiancée (Rosalind Russell) are aboard! Wallace Beery also stars. WIFE VS. SECRETARY (1936): Businessman Clark Gable relies on secretary Harlow – too much according to wily wife Myrna Loy. James Stewart adds to the star-bright comedy/drama as Harlow’s beau. (more) TCM GREATEST CLASSIC LEGENDS: ERROL FLYNN THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (1938): Winner of three Academy Awards®. Dashing Errol Flynn triumphs in this lavish version of the Robin Hood saga. Olivia de Havilland (as Maid Marian), supreme villains Basil Rathbone and Claude Rains and a boisterous who’s who of character actors co-star. Welcome to Sherwood! CAPTAIN BLOOD (1935): Flynn skyrocketed to stardom as a 17th-century physician turned pirate after escaping unjust political imprisonment. Radiant Olivia de Havilland co-stars in the first of their eight films together. Michael Curtiz directs. THE SEA HAWK (1940): Cannons thunder, blades clatter and Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s dynamic music swirls as Flynn plays a seagoing rogue who commandeers a 40-gun galleon, endures captivity, then boldly escapes to warn England of Spain’s armada. ADVENTURES OF DON JUAN (1948): Academy Award® winner. In this later-career swashbuckler, Flynn is a warmer, wittier version of his earlier characters as he rescues the Spanish queen (Viveca Lindfors) from the snares of an evil duke. TCM GREATEST CLASSIC FILMS: LASSIE LASSIE COME HOME: In “one of the all-time great family films” (Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide), a remarkable collie – sold by her poor family – braves storms, hunger and peril to return to her young master (Roddy McDowall). Donald Crisp, Dame May Whitty, Edmund Gwenn, Nigel Bruce, Elsa Lanchester and 11-year-old Elizabeth Taylor form a top supporting cast. SON OF LASSIE: On a bombing run over enemy-occupied Norway, a bomber crewman (Peter Lawford) and his devoted dog, Lassie’s son Laddie, parachute from their damaged aircraft into a series of wartime adventures. June Lockhart (of TV’s Lassie series), Donald Crisp and Nigel Bruce also star. COURAGE OF LASSIE: America’s favorite collie is in the Army now! The beloved canine’s new adventures range from his wilderness puppyhood and wartime battlefield service to postwar stress and a moving family reunion. Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan and Tom Drake star. HILLS OF HOME: FIRST TIME ON DVD! A Scottish doctor (Edmund Gwenn) rescues Lassie from a cruel master but nearly regrets his deed when he finds the dog has a phobia of water. But hearts and minds change in this warm and winning story that co-stars Donald Crisp, Janet Leigh and Tom Drake. (more) TCM Greatest Classic Legends: John Ford Westerns MAT: 1000172873 UPC: 883929162680 TCM Greatest Classic Legends: Jean Harlow MAT: 1000173436 UPC: 883929162963 TCM Greatest Classic Legends: Errol Flynn MAT: 1000172802 UPC: 883929162550 TCM Greatest Classic Films: Lassie MAT: 1000172804 UPC: 883929162574 Street Date: February 1, 2011 Order Due Date: December 28, 2010 SRP: $27.92 (each collection) PREVIOUS COLLECTIONS WAVE ONE -- Release Date: February 3, 2009 TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romantic Dramas Cat on a Hot Tin Roof A Streetcar Named Desire Rebel Without a Cause East of Eden TCM Greatest Classic Films: Best Picture Winners Casablanca An American in Paris Gigi Mrs. Miniver TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romantic Comedies The Philadelphia Story Bringing Up Baby Adam’s Rib Woman of the Year WAVE TWO -- Release Date: May 5, 2009 TCM Greatest Classic Films: American Musicals Singin’ in the Rain Easter Parade The Band Wagon Meet Me in St. Louis TCM Greatest Classic Films: Broadway Musicals Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Annie Get Your Gun Show Boat (1951) Kiss Me Kate TCM Greatest Classic Films: Western Adventures Jeremiah Johnson The Train Robbers The Wild Bunch McCabe & Mrs. Miller TCM Greatest Classic Films: John Wayne Westerns The Searchers Fort Apache Rio Bravo The Cowboys TCM Greatest Classic Films: WWII BattlefrontEurope Kelly’s Heroes The Dirty Dozen Where Eagles Dare Battleground TCM Greatest Classic Films: War - Battlefront Asia The Green Berets Destination Tokyo Bataan Back to Bataan WAVE THREE -- Release Date: September 1, 2009 TCM Greatest Classic Films: Murder Mysteries The Big Sleep Dial M For Murder The Maltese Falcon (1941) The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) TCM Greatest Classic Films: Horror Freaks House of Wax The Haunting (1963) Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1931) TCM Greatest Classic Films: Sci-Fi 2001: A Space Odyssey Forbidden Planet Soylent Green The Time Machine (1960) WAVE FOUR -- Release Date: November 3, 2009 TCM Greatest Classic Films: Holiday A Christmas Carol Christmas in Connecticut It Happened on 5th Avenue The Shop Around the Corner TCM Greatest Classic Films: Comedy Arsenic and Old Lace A Night at the Opera The Long, Long Trailer Father of the Bride TCM Greatest Classic Films: Family National Velvet Lassie Come Home Flipper The Incredible Mr. Limpet TCM Greatest Classic Films: Hitchcock Thrillers Suspicion Strangers on a Train I Confess The Wrong Man WAVE FIVE -- Release Date: February 2, 2010 TCM Greatest Classic Films: Marx Brothers A Day at the Races A Night in Casablanca Room Service At the Circus TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romance Splendor In The Grass Love In The Afternoon Mogambo Now Voyager TCM Greatest Classic Films: Sci-Fi Adventures Them! The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms World Without End Satellite In The Sky WAVE SIX -- Release Date: May 4, 2010 TCM Greatest Classic Films: War Battle of the Bulge The Dawn Patrol Gunga Din Operation Pacific TCM Greatest Classic Films: Westerns Chisum Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid The Stalking Moon Ride the High Country WAVE SEVEN -- Release Date: September 7, 2010 TCM Greatest Classic Films: Greatest Gangsters James Cagney White Heat City for Conquest Each Dawn I Die “G” Men TCM Greatest Classic Films: Greatest Gangsters Prohibition Era The Public Enemy The Roaring Twenties Little Caesar Smart Money TCM Greatest Classic Films: Hammer Horror Horror of Dracula Dracula Has Risen From the Grave The Curse of Frankenstein Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed! WAVE EIGHT -- Release Date: November 2, 2010 TCM Greatest Classic Films: Busby BerkeleyMusicals 42nd Street Gold Diggers of 1937 Footlight Parade Dames TCM Greatest Classic Films: TCM Greatest Classic Films: Astaire and Rogers The Gay Divorcee Shall We Dance Swing Time Top Hat About Warner Home Video With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, a division of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment. About TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection stands as the largest-ever partnership between Warner Home Video and Turner Classic Movies. The initiative combines the strengths of the companies in serving both serious film buffs and a new generation of movie lovers. The TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection builds on the success of previous joint initiatives between Turner Classic Movies and Warner Home Video, including the TCM Archives series and the TCM Spotlight series. Warner Home Video, which owns the world’s largest film library, has more Best Picture Oscar® wins than any other studio and its films have garnered more than 300 Academy Awards®. Turner Classic Movies is currently seen in more than 85 million homes and will support Warner Home Video and the new collection with extensive marketing. TCM’s marketing plan includes print ads in TCM’s popular Now Playing guide, banners on tcm.com, and on-air mentions by the network’s renowned primetime host, Robert Osborne. About Turner Classic Movies Turner Classic Movies is a Peabody Award-winning network that presents great films, uncut and commercial-free, from the largest film libraries in the world. Currently seen in 85 million homes, TCM features the insights of veteran primetime host Robert Osborne and weekend daytime host Ben Mankiewicz, plus interviews with a wide range of special guests. As the foremost authority in classic films, TCM offers critically acclaimed original documentaries and specials, along with regular programming events that include The Essentials, 31 Days of Oscar and Summer Under the Stars. TCM also stages special events and screenings, such as the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood; produces a wide range of media about classic film, including books and DVDs; and hosts a wealth of materials at its Web site, www.tcm.com . TCM is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company.