(March 16, 2005 - Burbank, CA) – On June 14, Warner Home Video will debut two incomparable DVD collections celebrating two of Hollywood’s greatest and most enduring movie stars: Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. The two actresses made nearly 200 films, won three Academy Awards® and earned 13 Oscar® nominations for memorable classics, which are now newly remastered with bonus features including new featurettes, commentaries, documentaries and more. "The Bette Davis Collection" will feature "Mr. Skeffington" and "The Star" (both new-to-DVD) as well as a new edition of the Davis classic "Dark Victory," which has been restored from the original camera negative and remastered for optimum picture quality. "The Davis Collection" boxed set also includes two other archetypal Davis essentials, the unforgettable "Now Voyager," (originally released in 2002) restored from the original negative, and now in sturdy Amaray keepcase packaging, and "The Letter" (released earlier this year). "The Joan Crawford Collection" includes three new-to-DVD releases including the first-ever home video release of "The Damned Don’t Cry," plus Crawford’s triumphant role opposite John Garfield in "Humoresque" and her 1947 Warner Bros. classic "Possessed," along with two of her most famous films "Mildred Pierce" and "The Women," both of which have been repackaged into sturdy Amaray keepcases. Both collections will sell for $49.92 SRP. All titles will also be available individually for $19.97 SRP/ $14.95 MAP. Orders are due May 10. With operations in 89 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.
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