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27 Oct 2020
Kino Lorber Studio Classics


• 2K Restoration by ITV
• Audio Commentary by Director Sidney J. Furie and Editor Peter Hunt
• NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Troy Howarth and Film Historian/Filmmaker Daniel Kremer
• Interview with Star Michael Caine
• Interview with Production Designer Ken Adams (sic)
• TRAILERS FROM HELL with Howard Rodman
• 3:07 Theatrical Trailer in Newly Remastered in HD
• 1:07 Theatrical Trailer
• 4 Radio Spots
• Reversible BD Art
• Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
• Optional English Subtitles

Color 109 Minutes 2.35:1 Not Rated
From Harry Saltzman, the producer of James Bond classics Dr. No, Goldfinger, Thunderball and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, comes a film widely recognized as one of the greatest spy thrillers of all time. The Ipcress File is the first film in the series of Harry Palmer mysteries, based on the bestsellers by Len Deighton (Funeral in Berlin), that made Michael Caine (Gambit, The Black Windmill) a star. It is the height of the cold war, and ex-thief Harry Palmer (Caine), now reluctantly working as a secret agent, has been called in to investigate a strange occurrence among a number of leading scientists. It seems the scientists have been kidnapped, but reappear only days after the kidnapping, brainwashed and useless. During the course of the investigation, a tape is uncovered with the word “Ipcress” on it. This stylish classic was directed by Sidney J. Furie (The Appaloosa), shot by Otto Heller (Peeping Tom) and edited by Peter R. Hunt (From Russia with Love), with production design by Ken Adam (Dr. Strangelove) and music by John Barry (Diamonds Are Forever). The great cast includes Nigel Green (Let’s Kill Uncle), Guy Doleman (Billion Dollar Brain), Sue Lloyd (The Bitch) and Gordon Jackson (The Great Escape).

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Love Among The Ruins
April 21, 2020, Kino Lorber
DVD & Blu-ray
From George Cukor, the legendary director of A Bill of Divorcement, Dinner at Eight, Holiday, The Women, The Philadelphia Story, Adam’s Rib and My Fair Lady!
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Robin and Marian
February 3, 2020
HMV Exclusive Premium Collection Blu-ray + DVD
Sony Pictures, 1976, 107 min
1080p, 1.85:1 (Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1), English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0, French: Dolby Digital 2.0, Subtitles:English SDH, French

Discs: Blu-ray Disc, Two-disc set (1 BD-25, 1 DVD)
DVD copy
Region B

Robin and Marian Blu-Ray Region B 


Seance on a Wet Afternoon
January 13th, 2020

Network,dvd, 1.66:1, Mono / English, Subtitles English, Region 2 (PAL), 111 mins

Kim Stanley and Richard Attenborough give outstanding performances in this classy British thriller, with Attenborough winning a BAFTA for Best British Actor and Stanley scoring an Oscar nomination. Written and directed by Bryan Forbes - who also won a Writers Guild award, an Edgar and a BAFTA nomination - Seance on a Wet Afternoon is presented here as a brand-new High Definition transfer from original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.

Myra Savage, a highly-strung spiritual medium, convinces her weak-willed husband to fake a child kidnapping so she can offer her services to the parents when all seems lost. Though horrified at the prospect, he reluctantly goes along with the plan - but becomes more convinced than ever that Myra is losing her grip on reality...

Memories on a Wet Afternoon – an interview with Bryan Forbes
audio commentary with Bryan Forbes
Theatrical trailer
Image gallery

Network Website

Seance on a Wet Afternoon DVD Network 


Follow Me! (The Public Eye) DVD (Region B) and blu-ray

19th August, 2019

Extra: John Barry's complete score, taken from the master tapes.

 From the Network website:

If there’s one thing we love to do at Network it's to take series and films that were roundly ignored (or pilloried) on their original release and make them available to appreciative new viewers – and you'll probably never find a better example of an overlooked gem than Follow Me. Even director Carol Reed's biography makes scant mention of this, his directorial swansong.

Hollywood ingénue Mia Farrow and stalwart character actor Michael Jayston star as a married couple in crisis – suspecting his wife of infidelity, the husband hires a private detective (Topol, then at the height of his Fiddler on the Roof fame) to follow her, only to set into motion an elaborate game of cat and mouse. Adapted from the popular play The Public Eye, by award-winning writer Peter Shaffer, Follow Me showcases its dazzling London locations to memorable effect, set to a haunting score by legendary composer John Barry.

With all these elements in play, Follow Me seemed assured of success, and yet it inexplicably underperformed on release. Disappearing into oblivion, it’s now fondly remembered as a much sought-after film, barely glimpsed on television and virtually unobtainable on home media.

Now, with everyone here at Network falling for its gentle-but-infectious humour, we’re setting the record straight and are proud to reintroduce Follow Me to viewers with this release – presented in its original Panavision widescreen aspect ratio from High Definition materials supplied by Universal. It includes a limited edition booklet by John Barry expert Geoff Leonard and Professor Laura Mayne and – in a world first – John Barry's original score as an isolated music track. Previously only available commercially as a re-recording – and edited down in the film itself – this will be the first time that Barry's original, full-length cues have been heard anywhere outside Universal's editing room in 1971.

Part whimsical romantic comedy, part dreamy London time capsule, this beguiling film deserves the wider audience that eluded it originally in theatres – it’s long past time for it to finally have its day in the sun.

Available to pre-order now Blu-ray or DVD
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It's All Happening
24 June 2019
Region 2 PAL, 97 mins, 1.66:1, Colour, Mono English, Subtitles English.
Theatrical trailer
Image gallery
PDF material

Shortly before he left EMI for Ember, John Barry appeared as himself in It's All Happening.  This film musical was basically a vehicle for Tommy Steele and quite likely part of the lure to acquire him from his lengthy stay with the rival record label, Decca.

In the film, Barry is seen conducting an orchestra which accompanied fellow EMI artistes Johnny De Little (a Barry protege) and American visitor Dick Kallman in (mock) studio recording sessions.

Apart from this on-screen appearance, Barry also arranged and accompanied songs by Tommy Steele and Marion Ryan.

Also appearing in the film were EMI artistes Shane Fentone (later better known as Alvin Stardust), The Clyde Valley Stompers, Carol Deene, Russ Conway, Danny Williams and Geoff Love.  Barry did work with Conway and Williams on record, but not on this occasion.

N.B. Both DVD and Blu-ray are available for pre-order, but are only available while stocks last!!

More information on the Network website

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Orson Welles Great Mysteries
February 11, 2019
1.33:1 / Colour, Mono / English, Subtitles None, Region 2 / PAL, 317 mins

The legendary Orson Welles hosts thirteen mysterious tales from this much sought-after anthology series.

Showcasing a haunting theme by John Barry, these macabre – often supernatural – dramas feature an astonishing array of talent, including Rupert Davies, Eli Wallach, Michael Kitchen, Patrick Magee, Donald Pleasence, Peter Cushing, Susannah York, Michael Gambon, Julie Dawn Cole, Kenneth Haigh, Harry Andrews, Dinsdale Landen, Christopher Lee, Jane Seymour and Ian Holm.

The episodes featured on this set – including classic tales from Wilkie Collins, W.W. Jacobs, Honoré de Balzac, Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle – are:

A Terribly Strange Bed
Compliments of the Season
The Ingenious Reporter
The Monkey's Paw
Captain Rogers
For Sale - Silence
La Grande Breteche
An Affair of Honour
In the Confessional
The Furnished Room
Under Suspicion
The Leather Funnel
Trial for Murder

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The Betsy
June 27, 2017
Ships to USA, 125 minutes, 16x9 letterbox, original aspect ratio 1.78:1, mono, 125 minutes.
Made To Order DVD
A DVD was previously released March 30, 1999, "*standard* DVD in odd cardbox packaging."

John Barry and movie afficionado Alan has discovered that Warner Archive recut the pan-and-scan 4:3 version used for the 1999 dvd release of The Betsy, to make a pseudo Widesceen 2017 release with a terrible quality result. For images, see our snippets page.

125 minutes Aspect Ratio: 16 X 9 LETTERBOX|ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.78:1 Format: Made To Order DVD Audio Format: MONO
125 minutes Aspect Ratio: 16 X 9 LETTERBOX|ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.78:1 Format: Made To Order DVD Audio Format: MONO




The Tamarind Seed
July 21, 2014, Network (Britain)
music suite featuring John Barry's outstanding film score - See more here

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28 March 2011, Region: 2, Optimum Home Entertainment


Recent releases

31 January 2011, Region 2, press release



What a Whopper
31 January 2011, Region 2, 86 minutes

Follow Me
26 November 2010, Japan, Region 2, widescreen, 2.35:1, English audio, switchable Japanese subtitles. Bonus menu and luxury booklets in Japanese.



Monte Walsh
16 November 2010, Region 1, widescreen, NTSC, English, English subtitles,

Amy Foster - Swept From The Sea
6 July 2010, 106 minutes, Widescreen
A DVD of this film was first released in 1999.


Jagged Edge
7 June 2010, Region 2, 104 minutes, 1.85:1
A DVD of this film was first released in 2001.


The Whisperers
NTSC, All Regions. 106 mins.
DVD-R manufactured "on demand".
Official MGM announcement...

The Whisperers DVD-R


The White Buffalo
NTSC, All Regions. 97 mins.
DVD-R manufactured "on demand".
Official MGM announcement...

The White Buffalo - DVD


The Party's Over
17 May, 2010. Blu-ray with bonus DVD, 2 Discs, Bfi Video. "A rare and controversial look at the dark side of life lived by young people on the edge of mainstream society, starring Oliver Reed and directed by celebrated James Bond director, Guy Hamilton"

Mary, Queen of Scots Marie Reine d'Ecosse),
Region 2, Second Sight Films Ltd. 128 minutes.
01-02-2010; isolated John Barry music track, commentary by film historians Nick Redman and Jon Burlingame.

The Gathering
Region 1, 15 December 2009, 4 X 3 full frame,194 minutes. Warner Archive Collection


Mike's Murder
NTSC, All Regions, Warner Bros, November 11, 2009, 110 minutes

2.35:1/16:9 anamorphic widescreen, Dolby Digital 2.0,
Region 2



The Cool Mikado
Region 2, 6 Jul 2009, 141 minutes

The Cool Mikado dvd

Region 2, in the UK on 27 April 2009. Bonuses: Theatrical Trailer, Featurette

Petulia DVD region 2

Inside Moves
Region 1, February 2, 2009 (USA)

Inside Moves, dvd, region 1


The Wrong Box, August 13, 2007. Region 2. Colour, Subtitled, PAL, Widescreen, Sony Home Entertainment release.

The Wrong Box DVD


Le Bison Blanc "The White Buffalo"
Region 2, 19 november 2008; New film master: "Nouveau master restauré" No bonus.

The White Buffalo DVD


Be My Guest , Region 2, November 3, 2008


A Jolly Bad Fellow, Region 1, October 21, 2008

A Jolly Bad Fellow


Walkabout, Region 2, September 2008, French, but for bonus material:
Bonus: One Red Blood” : documentaire sur l’acteur aborigène David Gulpilil (56’)
Entretien avec l’actrice Jenny Agutter (20’)
“Walkabout, le premier film aborigène ?” : table ronde (22’)



Four In The Morning - Region 2. Due for release on 23/06/2008


The Wrong Box (La Caja de las Sorpresas)
Región: 2. Imagen: Color - PAL - Fullscreen.
Idiomas-Audio: Español - Dolby Digital Mono, Inglés - Dolby Digital Mono.
Subtítulos: Portugués.

La Caja de las Sorpresas / The Wrong Box


"Metrodome Distribution has announced the release of Howard the Duck for the 18th of February 2008. This release will mark the first time that the full, uncut version of the film has been available in the UK. The only confirmed bonus material is the original theatrical trailer."

Howard The Duck - uncut version


Mary, Queen of Scots Marie Reine d'Ecosse), Universal StudioCanal Vidéo, No bonus, Region 2, 16/9 Anamorphique (compatible 4/3), 26/02/2008

Marie Reine d'Ecosse


It's All Happening 28 Jan 2008, Region 2, as part of Tommy Steele Collection : The Duke Wore Jeans / It's All Happening / The Tommy Steele Story / Tommy The Toreador

It's All Happening DVD John Barry


Howard The Duck October 5, English/German, region 2, 16:9.

Howard The Duck - DVD region 2


Anne Of The Thousand Days / Mary, Queen Of Scots (2 Movie Collection). September 18, 2007. Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono Subtitles: English, French. 274 mins. Anamorphic Widescreen. Universal Studios. Presumably Region 1. Mary, Queen of Scots runs 2 Hours 9 Minutes.

Jon Burlingame told me the isolated score is mono.

Mary Queen Of Scots DVD


Mix Me A Person. September 17, 2007, as part of "Donald Sinden Icon Box Set: A Day To Remember", region 2. (11 Discs)

Mix Me A Person DVD Donald Sinden


The L-Shaped Room. Region 2, June 4, 2007. English.


The Corn is Green
Warner Home Video and Turner Classic Movies have announced the Region 1 DVD release of TCM Spotlight: Katharine Hepburn Collection for 29th May 2007. Together the studios will honour one of Hollywood’s legendary “grand dames” on the anniversary of her 100th birthday (May 12) with the debut of this collection which includes six films never on R1 DVD before -- The Corn is Green, Dragon Seed, Morning Glory, Sylvia Scarlett, Undercurrent and Without Love.

The Corn Is Green - John Barry


The Legend Of The Lone Ranger
to be released on dvd again. Region 2, 07/05/2007. Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1.


Warner has announced the R1 DVD release of Eleanor & Franklin: The White House Years for May 1st.



Eleanor and Franklin Double Feature (The Early Years / The White House Years) for May 1st. Region 1. Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1. Number of discs: 2. HBO Home Video

Eleanor And Franklin Double Feature John Barry


Man in the Middle
Region 1, April 24, 2007

Man in the Middle DVD Region 1


MGM has announced the US release of Dances With Wolves BD for March 13th. Widescreen 2.35:1 Color, ENGLISH: DTS HD 5.1, SPANISH: Dolby Digital Mono, FRENCH: Dolby Digital Stereo, Subtitles:, Spanish, French, Length: 181 mins



The Quiller Memorandum
Region 1, Widescreen Languages English - Dolby Digital (1.0) Mono

The Quiller Memorandum


Body Heat
Region 1, Deluxe Edition DVD from Warner Home Video (WHV) on October 24, Remastered in a 16x9 format enhanced for widescreen televisions. Includes Special Features. Link. Includes new interview with John Barry.

Body Heat


Region 1, Fox studios, 17/10/2006, * Theatrical Trailer * Michael Caine Collection Trailers, Widescreen 2.35:1.

Fox have informed us that their October (region 1) release of Deadfall will not only include interviews with John Barry & Bryan Forbes, but also an isolated score track!!

This is obviously terrific news for Barry fans (whether or not you bought the CD) and makes this DVD an essential purchase. John Cork (of James Bond DVD fame) interviewed John Barry at his home. Very nice featurette. Street date is said to be October 17th and you can already pre-order it from the usual sites, such as amazon.com and competitors. Rejoice, rejoice!!



The Persuaders! Special Edition (Network) - the complete series :
Region 2, 18/09/2006.
Includes: Top of the Pops promotional film for John Barry’s single of The Persuaders! featuring Pan’s People

The Persuaders!


Seance On A Wet Afternoon: Special Edition
Region 2, 5 June 2006.

Seance on a Wet Afternoon


The Quiller Memorandum: Special Edition
Region 2, 8 May 2006.

The Quiller Memorandum


Warner Home Video, Region 1; 20th June 2006. Newly remastered, anamorphic widescreen.


Le Knack... et comment l'avoir
Region 2, May 3 2006, MGM / United Artists, French. Languages: English, French. Subtitles French.


Macadam Cowboy
Midnight Cowboy
Region 2, French. March 22 2006, 1.85:1, Français, Anglais, Italien, Allemand, Espagnol 2.0 mono. Sub-titles: Français, Espagnol, Néerlandais, Finlandais, Suédois, Norvégien, Danois, Portugais, Italien. Hard-of-hearing: Anglais, Allemand. No bonuses.


Midnight Cowboy
R1, 21/02/2006, Widescreen, 2 Discs, All new documentaries, tribute to John Schlesinger, New interviews with Dustin Hoffman, John Voight and more.

The Ipcress File

Region 2, January16, 2006.

Review says "The Ipcress File now finally arrives in the UK in its original 2.35:1 Techniscope ratio, digitally remastered and part of an extras-packed two-disc release."

16th January 2006, United Kingdom, 103 minutes; 2.35:1 Anamorphic PAL, English DD2.0, Subtitles: None

Special Features:
# Commentary by Director Sidney J. Furie and Editor Peter Hunt
# 'Candid Caine' Documentary (44 mins)
# Interview With Actor Michael Caine (21 mins)
# Interview With Production Designer Ken Adam (10 mins)
# 'The Ipress File: Michael Caine Goes Stella' Sketch
# Titles-less Credit Sequence
# Stills Gallery
# Theatrical Trailer
# US Radio Spots

DVD Distributor: Network DVD

The Ipcress File: Special Edition (With Bonus CD)

Special Features

Includes CD soundtrack
A copy of the original Len Deighton novel
Stylish slip-case
Introductory booklet by Christopher Bray, author of 'Caine: A Class Act'
Commentary with the director, Sidney Furie, and editor, Peter Hunt
'The Ipcress File - Caine Goes Stella': spoff introduction with Phil Cornwell and Michael Caine
'Candid Caine': Michael Caine talks frankly about his career in 1969
Exclusive interview with Caine on the making of the film
Exclusive interview with the legendary Oscar-winning production designer, Sir Ken Adam, about making the film
Stills gallery
A3 dual-sided Ipcress File movie poster designs
Original US radio adverts
Original theatrical trailer

Raise The Titanic

Region 1, Artisan, January 24th, 2006. A double feature: Raise the Titanic/Man Friday

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The Tamarind Seed
(Top Secret french title)

Region 2, January 12 2006
Bonus: Filmography. Teaser.

King Kong

Paramount has announced a re-packaged R1 DVD of King Kong for Nov 22, along with the original 1933 King Kong 2 disc-set DVD.


Region: 1, Color, Dolby, Paramount Home Video, November 1, 2005
Widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs. Stereo.

Raise The Titanic

Region 4, MRA Entertainment, October 4th. Widescreen Aspect Ratio 2.20:1, English Dolby Digital 2.0. Smoking: Yes (that's for Gareth!)

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UN CAÏD (King Rat),
Region 2, French, no bonus, October 5 2005

Region 2, French, September 12, 2005

Eleanor & Franklin: The Early Years

region 1, August 30th, 2005, MGM, Color, Closed-captioned


region 2, June 9th, 2005, Deutsch, Englisch, Extras: Fotogalerie Biografien Programmhinweise.

Never Let Go

region 1, June 7th, 2005, MGM, Widescreen 1.66:1, B&W


The Platinum Disc Corp people who ruined that first Alice's Adventures release appear to have given the same treatment to Svengali. It is cheap but extreme caution is advised. Early reports indicate that the quality of the picture is not perfect, and the music quality is slightly below par.

We cannot guarantee that this is a legitimate dvd. Region 1.


Region 2, 23/05/2005, Widescreen 1.85:1 Anamorphic

The Golden Seal

region 1, Full Screen, April 12, 2005

MGM website

Love Among The Ruins

Region 4, 04/04/2005, COLOR . 112 mins . G . PAL

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

See our special "Alice" page



region 2, Feb 21, 2005, French.
Also Spanish version Region 2, PAL, Widescreen

Until September

Region 1, January 25, 2005, MGM, letterbox.

The Chase

Region 2, december 12, 2004,Widescreen 2.35:1 Anamorphic

Day Of The Locust (Le Jour du Fléau)

Region 2, France. November 25th 2004
No bonus


Region 2, 09/08/2004

The Black Hole

Region 1, 4 August. See also:
A a new edition with better sound and featurette. The only way to get the score...

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The Knack And How To Get It

Region 2, 02/08/2004


Day Of The Locust

R2, Due for release on 05/07/2004


Code Mercury "Mercury Rising"

R2, Due for release on June 29 2004. Réédition of "Mercury Rising" french edition in R2 with Bonus.


Region 1, release date: 22/06/2004
Deception (aka Ruby Cairo)



The Glass Menagerie

Region 2 on June 21

The Day Of The Locust

"R1, to be available from Paramount on June 08"


"R1, to be available from MGM on June 01"

The Last Valley

R1, 125 min. Widescreen; English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, May 25

The Tamarind See

Region 2, but widescreen this time: 2.35:1, English - Dolby Digital (1.0) Mono, 29/03/2004

The Chase

R1, to be available on Feb 24

My Sister's Keeper

R2. February 16. Fullscreen 4:3 English - Dolby Digital (2.0) Stereo, Subtitles None listed Duration 1 hour and 36 minutes (approx)

A Killing Affair (US title of My sister's Keeper)

Region 0, 6 October, 2003

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A US release of A Killing Affair (US title of My sister's Keeper) has existed for some time, without us knowing. Three versions of A Killing Affair exist for Region 1 although some are supposed to be Region 0. Not a single review of video or sound quality is available, but the publishing studios are known for low-cost low quality products. See the artwork of these dvds:

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Thanks to Alan More for providing us with artwork and text.


R2, to be available on Feb 15, in France.


King Kong (Fr)

Janvier 2004, R2,
collector edition 2 DVD
- La bande-annonce originale
- Les 10 scènes coupées inédites
- La galerie de photos Le livre de 80 pages sur le film

Ipcress danger immediat (Ipcress file)

Region 2, janvier 2004
Contenu : Le Film : Ipcress danger immédiat - La bande-annonce - Les filmographies - Le bonus caché - Les spots radio - La galerie de photos

Included soundtrack on CD with Film on DVD collector limited edition.

Seance On A Wet Afternoon

R2, Due for release on 26/01/2004, 16:9


Region: 4 Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Enhanced Transfer, Format: Widescreen, Languages: English Subtitles: None

Quelque part dans le temps (Somewhere In Time)

R2, January 12 2004. French language version

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Born Free / Living Free

R2, 12/01/2004

Beat Girl

For completists only, Beat Girl is available on DVD! You can order it from amazon.com, as did Peter Walker:

However, a warning. The quality is not brilliant. Well, to be honest, it's appalling. Looks like it was made from a video recorded from a TV screening or similar. How do these companies get away with stuff like that?

No, buy the video instead which is probably still available. You can make your own DVD from that, with the right equipment!


Region 2, 09/23/03.

anglais Encodage 1 stéréo Langue 2 français Encodage 2 Dolby surround Sous-titrage 1 français Format image 16:9 compatible 4/3 format d'origine respecté 1.85 Support simple face double couche Qualité Stéréo, couleur Durée 144 minutes

Ruby Cairo

09/25/03, Region 2, France, Widescreen release with stereo french & english audio (french subtitles hardcoded)

Cinémascope - 1.66:1 Full Screen (Standard) - 1.33:1, 2 Langues et formats sonores : Français (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), Anglais (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) Sous-titres : Français


16/09/2003 a new special (Region 1) edition reissue of Enigma presented in anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1, Dolby 5.1, and also including new audio commentaries with director Michael Apted, deleted scenes, and trailer.

Rather irritating that we have to wait until we have bought the first version to discover there's another, better, version available!

Mercury Rising

R2, 08/09/2003. Widescreen 2.35:1 Anamorphic, 1 hour and 47 minutes (approx)

The Lion In Winter

September 8. Region 2. 129 minutes. DVD Features: Anamorphic Widescreen, Director’s audio commentary.

The Cotton Club

September 8. Region 2. 124 minutes. DVD Features: Anamorphic Widescreen, Trailer.

The Quiller Memorandum

due for release on 11/08/2003, The UK (Reg. 2) of The Quiller Memorandum (Carlton 37115 05383) is in Widescreen (2.35:1 approx.) and not 4:3. Languages: English - Dolby Digital (1.0) Mono Duration 1 hour and 33 minutes (approx)

Available in France, "Excellent widescreen release languages: french dd5.1 english mono (with french subtitles hardcoded)"

Raise The Titanic

DVD Region 2 is due for release on 11/08/2003. Languages English - Dolby Digital (1.0) Mono Duration 1 hour and 54 minutes (approx)

The Carlton release is 16/9 not 4/3 but PAN & SCAN.

The German DVD, however, is not very much appreciated, as can be read in the www.raisethetitanic.commessage board .

In the meantime, now 2005, Carlton International has released a French DVD of Raise The Titanic: LA GUERRE DES ABIMES. Technical specs: Letterbox 2:35 (versus UK Widescreen 1:85 Pan & Scan) Sound: clean french mono only (versus UK poor stereo).

Legend Of The Lone Ranger

28 July 2003. Region 2, Fullscreen 4:3 Languages English - Dolby Digital (2.0) Stereo Duration 1 hour and 32 minutes (approx)

"The R2 DVD of this film is actually in widescreen, not pan-and-scan as was advertised."

Cry The Beloved Country

July, Region 1

My Life

June 30, Region 2. Fullscreen 4:3 Languages English Duration 1 hour and 52 minutes (approx)

Darling / The L-Shaped Room

(British New Wave Double Feature 1), on 23/06/2003, (WS 1.66:1)

Murphy's War

(R1) widescreen due for release on 10/06/2003. Different artwork from R2 edition.

The Black Hole

June 2; Region 1, Widescreen 2.35:1 Anamorphic, Dolby Digital (5.1)

"The R2 disc is 16:9 enhanced (the R1 disc isn't) and therefore has better picture definition on a widescreen telly. On the other hand the R2 disc does not contain the pre-film overture, so the R1 disc is still the only "just like in cinemas" presentation."

Dances with Wolves

(Special Edition) DVD, released on May 20. Extended version with never-before-seen additional scenes, etc. Region 1.

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Born Free

Region 1, March 4 2003. Both sound and picture quality are said to be excellent. Widescreen 2.35:1 Languages English - Dolby Digital (2.0) Subtitles English ; French ; Japanese ; Korean ; Spanish Duration 1 hour and 35 minutes (approx)

The White Buffalo

Region 2, 10/2001,English; reportedly a dreadful quality.

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