Anthology Of War On Film

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Anthology Of War On Film

The Longest Day: Special Edition

Seen through the eyes of Allied generals, foot soldiers, strategists and paratroopers, The Longest Day recounts the largest and greatest military mission of all time. - the storming of the beaches on D-Day.

Patton: Special Edition

This spectacular, unflinching portrayal of the controversial military leader shows him as he was: beloved and despised, charismatic and confrontational. General Patton was a brilliant strategist, a pious man who swore up a storm - and his skills led the United States into the most famous and pivotal battles of the war in Europe.

Sand Pebbles

the USS San Pablo, a gunboat patrolling the troubled waters of the Yangtze River, had one mission: to protect American interests without provoking an international incident. But when the crew is called on to save a missionary, they know the new assignment could be their last.

Tora! Tora! Tora!: Special Edition

Authentic reenactments of key events in Washington, Honolulu and Tokyo highlight this stirring account of the deceptions, the gambles, and the all-too-human lapses that led to the tragic "Day of Infamy."

Von Ryan's Express: Special Edition

When the SS herds 400 Allied POWs aboard a heavily guarded feright train in Italy and embarks for an internment camp inAustria, Cononel Joseph Ryan (Frank Sinatra) and a handful of officers hijack the train in a last-ditch effort to escape.

A Bridge Too Far: Collector's Edition

Painstakingly re-created on acutal battlefield locations and boasting a remarkable all-star cast, A Bridge Too Far accurately recaptures the monumental scope, excitement and danger behind one of the biggest military gambles in history.

Twelve O'Clock High: Special Edition

At the height of World War II, the 918 Bomb Group suffers devastating losses and Brigadier General Frank Savage (Peck) is sent to take command. But when he becomes personally involved in their well being, he puts the entire squad in danger.

The Great Escape: Special Edition

In 1943, the Germans opened Stalag Luft North III, a maximum security prisoner of war camp designed to hold even the craftiest escape artists. But they're about to learn no prison in the world could hold the finest escape team in military history.

The Battle Of Britain: Collector's Edition

When the Nazis divert their attention to London, the Royal Air F-rce takes the opportunity to regroup and stage an all-out attack, culminating in a nail-biting battle that ranks as one of the most exciting ever fought in the skies!

Platoon: Collector's Edition

Caught between two commanding officers at war with the enemy and each other, new recruit Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) finds the jungles of Vietnam suffocating his realities and numbing his feelings to man's highest value....life.

Details

  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Feb 25 2009
  • Empire SKU 1455689
  • UPC Code 883904124337
  • Studio  MGM / UA
  • Packaging Custom
  • Number of Discs 20
  • Disc SS-DL
  • Subtitles English, French and Spanish

Features

The Longest Day: Special Edition

Audio Commentary by Historian Mary Corey
Audio Commentary by Director Ken Annakin
A Day to Remember All-New Featurette
Longest Day: A Salute to Courage Featurette
AMC Backstory®: The Longest Day
D-Day Revisited Documentary
Richard Zanuck on The Longest Day Featurette
Still Photo Gallery
Original Theatrical Trailer

Patton: Special Edition

Disc 1
All-New Introduction by Francis Ford Coppola
All-New Audio Commentary by Francis Ford Coppola

Disc 2
History Through the Lens: Patton - A Rebel Revisited Documentary
Patton's Ghost Corps All-New Documentary
The Making of Patton Documentary
Production Still Gallery Accompanied by Jerry Goldsmith's Complete Musical Score
Behind-the-Scenes Still gallery Accompanied by Audio Essay on the Historical Patton
Original Theatrical Trailer

Sand Pebbles

Audio Commentary with Director Robert Wise and Actors Candice Bergen, Mako and Richard Crenna
Isolated Score Track with Commentary by Music Producer Nick Redman, Film Music Historian Jon Burlingame, and Lem Dobbs, Film Historian and Screenwriter of The Limey and Dark City
Roadshow Version of The Sand Pebbles with Introductions by Robert Wise and Richard Zanuck
The Making of The Sand Pebbles Featurettes: Weighing Anchor, Cast & Characters, Rough Seas, McQueen On Deck, Sound & Image, A Worthy Vessel
Side Bars: Steve McQueen Remembered, Robert Wise in Command, China 1926
From the FOX Vault: A Ship Called San Pablo - Narrated by Richard Attenborough, The Secret Of San Pablo - Narrated by Richard Crenna, Radio Documentaries Narrated by Richard Attenborough: Changsha Bund And The Streets Of Taipei, A Ship Called San Pabo
Radio Spots
Original Theatrical Trailer
Stills Galleries
MAD Magazine's The Sam Pebbles

Tora! Tora! Tora!: Special Edition

All-New 20-Minute Documentary "Day Of Infamy"
Commentary by Director Richard Fleischer and Japanese Film Historian Stewart Galbraith
Original Theatrical Trailer

Von Ryan's Express: Special Edition

Commentary
Reliving the Adventures of Von Ryan's Express Featurette
Hollywood and Its War Films Featurette
The Music of Von Ryan's Express Featurette
Bringing Movies to Life: The Legacy of Jerry Goldsmith Featurette
Original Theatrical Trailer, Spanish Trailer
TV Spots
Still Gallery

A Bridge Too Far: Collector's Edition

Audio Commentary with Screenwriter William Goldman and Key Crew Members
Feature-Length Trivia Track
"A Bridge Too Far: Heroes from the Sky" Documentary
"A Distant Battle: Memories of Operation Market Garden" Featurette
"Richard Attenborough: A Filmmaker Remembers" Featurette
Behind-the-Scenes Photo Gallery

Twelve O'Clock High: Special Edition

Commentary with Historians Rudy Behlmer, Jon Burlingame, and Nick Redman
Memories of Twelve O'Clock High Featurette
WWII and the American Home Front Featurette
Inspiring a Character: General Frank A. Armstrong Featurette
The Pilots of the Eighth Air F-rce Featurette
Still Gallery
Interactive Pressbook

The Great Escape: Special Edition

Disc One
Audio Commentary by Director John Sturges, Cast & Crew
Trivia Track

Disc Two - Special Features
"The Great Escape: The Untold Story" Documentary
"The Real Virgil Hilts: A Man Called Jones" Documentary
5 Featurettes:
"Return to The Great Escape"
"Preparations for Freedom"
"A Standing Ovation"
"Bringing Fact to Fiction"
"The Flight to Freedom"
Original Theatrical Trailer
Photo Gallery

The Battle Of Britain: Collector's Edition

Disc 1:
Feature-Length Audio Commentary with Director Guy Hamilton, Aerial Sequence Director Bernard Williams and Historian Paul Annett
Optional William Walton Score

Disc 2:
"Battle for the Battle of Britain" - Documentary
"Authenticity In The Air" - Featurette
"A Film For The Few: - Making-of Featurette
"Recollections Of An RAF Squadron Leader" - Featurette
"Images From The Sky" - Animated Photo Gallery

Platoon: Collector's Edition

Audio Commentary with Military Advisor Dale Dye
Audio Commentary by Director Oliver Stone
Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Oliver Stone
Documentaries
·Creating the 'Nam
·One War, Many Stories
·Raw Wounds: The Legacy of Platoon
·Snapshot in Time: 1967-1968
·Tour of the Inferno
·Preparing for 'Nam
TV Spots, Photo Gallery and Theatrical Trailer

Audio/Video

  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital 4.0
    English Dolby Digital 5.0
    English Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
    French Dolby Digital 5.1
    English Dolby Digital Mono [CC]
    French Dolby Digital Mono
    Spanish Dolby Digital Mono
    English Dolby Digital Stereo [CC]
    French Dolby Digital Stereo
    Spanish Dolby Digital Stereo
    English Dolby Digital Surround
    English DTS 5.1 [CC]
  • Video
    Standard 1.33:1 B&W
    Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
    Widescreen 2.20:1 Color (Anamorphic)
    Widescreen 2.35:1 B&W (Anamorphic)
    Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)

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