(July 3, 2006 - Burbank, CA) – On October 10, five film masterpieces, adapted from literary classics and made during Hollywood’s golden era, debut on DVD in Warner Home Video’s Motion Picture Masterpieces collection. All five are from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, known then as the “Tiffany of movie studios”: David O. Selznick’s Oscar®-nominated screen translations of Charles Dickens’ "David Copperfield" and "A Tale of Two Cities"; the 1940 Laurence Olivier/Greer Garson version of Jane Austen’s "Pride and Prejudice"; Robert Louis Stevenson’s "Treasure Island," featuring the irresistible re-teaming of Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper; and the opulent "Marie Antoinette," starring Tyrone Power and Norma Shearer in her unforgettable performance as France’s tragic queen. The five-disc collection will sell for $49.92 SRP with individual titles available for $19.97 SRP. Orders are due September 5. 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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