(April 12, 2006 - Burbank, CA) – One of the greatest racing spectacles ever to reach the motion picture screen starring James Garner will debut on DVD July 11 -- "Grand Prix: 40th Anniversary Two-Disc Special Edition" from Warner Home Video. John Frankenheimer ("The Manchurian Candidate," "Birdman of Alcatraz," "Ronin") directs a superb international cast in this epic saga of four Formula 1 race car drivers gunning for glory on tracks around the world. Filled with high-octane excitement and authenticity, the film won three Academy Awards® -- for Editing, Sound and Sound Effects. The Special Edition boasts four never-before-seen featurettes, the archival documentary "Grand Prix: Challenge of the Champions" (taking viewers behind-the-scenes of ‘60s racing), a new digital transfer from restored 65mm elements and a remastered Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack. "Grand Prix: 40th Anniversary Two-Disc Special Edition" will sell for $20.97 SRP. Orders are due June 6th. With operations in 90 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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