The Wild Geese: Region 1 Release ?

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A Region 2 (PAL) edition of the 1978 actioner with
Richard Harris & Richard Burton is coming out at the end of the month... anyone know if a Region 1 DVD is on the
horizon ?

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No but if there isn't I'll buy from across the pond to play R2 PAL discs in my all region player, any specs on sound?

Edit: I found it's releasing the 31st, OAR 1.85:1(no details on it being anamorphic), sound monoural, run time 2H9M. Some commentary from Roger Moore(now Sir) who played Shaun Fenn. I was hoping for a minimum of stereo, price £11.99 plus shipping at amazon.com.uk
 

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Long time lurker here....I noticed that amazon.com are showing The Wild Geese with a Sept 27 Region 1 DVD release, from something called Tango Entertainment....I believe they are also releasing Zulu Dawn on the same day....

Does anyone have any further info on this? ...who are Tango Entertainment?

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Well they also have coming out ASHANTI, THE EXTERMINATOR, and released the Robert Altman show GUNS, lets hope they can put these out OAR.
 

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I own a R2 copy of The Wild Geese that came out last year. It's anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1 I believe) and has a Roger Moore commentary as well as a few featurettes. Not sure what's different about the upcoming release.
 

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The amazon.com review sounds like they ported over at least some of the extras from the R2 release (audio commentary and documentary on the producer).

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The Wild Geese (30th Anniversary Edition) (1978)

Hmm, why do they call it "30th Anniversary Edition"?
It is 3 years until 2008 last time I checked...
Well, 2 years and 3 months but anyway too far off.

Edit: I think it premiered in the UK in June 1978 so
lets make it 2 years and 8 months until it's 30th anniversary.
 

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Bad news for R1; The Wild Geese is non-anamorphic - see DVD Talk's review here.
 

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Yeah, I read that review......there's really no excuse for a non-anamorphic transfer these days. No way I'm buying this now.
I'll just wait for it on the next format....or perhaps a better studio will get their hands on it.
 

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I assume reading the review of ZULU DAWN and WILD GEESE, both are time compressed as well?
 

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