(August 3, 2004 – Burbank, CA) – It’s the most celebrated motion picture of all time, winner of 10 Academy Awards® including Best Picture, holds the record for the biggest worldwide box office gross in movie history* and has sold more than 8.5 million units for Warner Home Video (WHV). Now, on November 9, Warner Home Video (WHV) introduces the “Gone with the Wind Four Disc Collector’s Edition,” stunningly restored on DVD with Warner’s patent-pending “Ultra-Resolution” technology, complete with two discs of outstanding features including rare screen and costume tests in “The Making of a Legend” documentary, star profiles and an exclusive new in-depth documentary with star Olivia de Havilland. With a total of four discs, the special set will be available for only $39.92 SRP. Each “Gone with the Wind Four Disc Collector’s Edition” DVD will include a stunning full-color reproduction of the original 22-page souvenir booklet that was sold during premiere road-show engagements from 1939 through 1941. The movie features a remastered soundtrack in Dolby Digital 5.1 and extensive bonus content, all new to DVD and featured on two of the four discs. Highlights of the bonus material include the all-new 45-minute documentary, “Melanie Remembers: Olivia de Havilland Recalls Gone with the Wind” and the critically-acclaimed 1989 documentary “The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind,” produced by L. Jeffrey and Daniel Mayer Selznick, the sons of GWTW’s legendary producer. In addition, 1939 Atlanta Premiere footage as well as footage from the 1961 Civil War Centennial re-premiere in Atlanta with Selznick, Leigh and de Havilland; a 66 minute documentary on Clark Gable; and a 45 minute documentary on Vivien Leigh will also be included. Warner’s “Ultra-Resolution” process -- which allows today’s viewers to see parts of the images which were never visible before and contains much sharper detail than in conventional Technicolor release prints -- has been used for three other major WHV releases – “Singin’ in the Rain,” “The Adventures of Robin Hood” and “Meet Me in St. Louis.” * $2.4 Billion* in adjusted 2004 Dollars (www.the-numbers.com) (www.boxofficemojo.com) 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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