(March 8, 2005 - Burbank, CA) – Steve McQueen -- Hollywood’s real-life rebel and screen legend who defined cool like no other actor -- arrives on DVD June 7 in "The Essential Steve McQueen Collection." The Collection includes a newly remastered "Two-Disc Special Edition" DVD of "Bullitt" with three documentaries including the DVD debuts of "The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing," a fascinating look at the art of film editing featuring award-winning directors Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino and Ridley Scott and "Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool," a new documentary premiering June 1 on Turner Classic Movies with interviews from Neile Adams (McQueen’s first wife), Sir Richard Attenborough, Norman Jewison, Chad McQueen (his son), Peter Yates, Barbara Minty (McQueen’s widow) and more. The five other films included in the Collection are "The Getaway," "Papillon" and new-to-DVD titles "The Cincinnati Kid," "Never So Few," and "Tom Horn." DVD special features include perceptive commentaries from Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, directors Norman Jewison and Peter Yates, archival footage and new and vintage documentaries. The seven-disc boxed set will be available for $68.92 SRP. The films will also be available individually for $19.97 SRP while the "Bullitt: Two-Disc Special Edition" will sell for $26.99 SRP. 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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