CONTINUING THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN
WARNER HOME VIDEO AND TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES
TWO ADDITIONAL COLLECTIONS WILL BE RELEASED ON
MAY 4, 2010
Burbank, Calif., January 26, 2010 – Continuing to provide fans the classics they love, Warner Home Video (WHV) and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will release two four-title sets from the TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection on May 4, 2010. Since February 2009, the collections have been made available in separate waves and promoted throughout the year on TCM (a complete listing of all collections is included below).
This latest installment consists of 1) TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: War – Battle of the Bulge, The Dawn Patrol, Gunga Din and Operation Pacific; 2) TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: Westerns – Chisum, Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, The Stalking Moon, Ride The High Country. Each collection is affordably priced at $27.92 SRP. Orders are due March 30, 2010.
The eight films above showcase the talents of Hollywood icons such as John Wayne, Cary Grant, Errol Flynn, Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, James Coburn, Bob Dylan, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Fontaine, Robert Forster, Mariette Hartley, Kris Kristofferson, David Niven, Gregory Peck, Slim Pickens, Jason Robards, Eva Marie Saint, Randolph Scott, Robert Shaw, Forest Tucker, and more.
The TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection builds on the success of previous joint initiatives between Turner Classic Movies and Warner Home Video, including the TCMArchives series and the TCM Spotlight series.
Warner Home Video, which owns the world’s largest film library, has more Best Picture Oscar® wins (22) than any other studio and its films have garnered more than 300 Academy Awards®*.
Turner Classic Movies is currently seen in more than 80 million homes and will support Warner Home Video and the new collection with extensive marketing. TCM’s marketing plan includes programming of some of the films, 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.
*©Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences®
WAVE ONE -- Release Date: February 3, 2009
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romantic Dramas
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Best Picture Winners
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romantic Comedies
TCM Greatest Classic Films: American Musicals
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Broadway Musicals
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Western Adventures
TCM Greatest Classic Films: John Wayne Westerns
TCM Greatest Classic Films: WWII Battlefront Europe
TCM Greatest Classic Films: War - Battlefront Asia
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Murder Mysteries
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Horror
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Sci-Fi
WAVE FOUR -- Release Date: November 3, 2009
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Holiday
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Comedy
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Family
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Hitchcock Thrillers
WAVE FIVE -- Release Date: February 2, 2010
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romance
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Sci-Fi Adventures
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Marx Brothers
WAVE SIX-- Release Date: May 4, 2010
TCM Greatest Classic Films: War
TCM Greatest Classic Films: Westerns
With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, 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.
Turner Classic Movies is a Peabody Award-winning network celebrating 15 years of presenting great films, uncut and commercial-free, from the largest film library in the world. Currently seen in more than 80 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 produces a wide range of media about classic film, including books and DVDs, along with hosting a wealth of materials at its Web site, http://WBHEG.pr-opto...4x72899x-197567" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(42, 93, 176); " href="http://WBHEG.pr-optout.com/Url.aspx?522674x72899x-197567">www.tcm.com. TCM is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company.
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