(March 12, 2001 – Burbank, CA) – In anticipation of this summer’s sure-fire blockbuster “Pearl Harbor,” Warner Home Video (WHV) will release several military-themed titles on April 24, including the explosive documentaries “Sacrifice At Pearl Harbor” (BBC Video™) and “Return With Honor” (PBS Home Video). Then, on May 29, the highly-anticipated National Geographic releases “Legacy Of Attack: Pearl Harbor” and “Pearl Harbor: Beyond The Movie” will hit stores, timed to maximize the excitement surrounding the all-star, epic film, “Pearl Harbor,” which will debut theatrically on May 25, 2001. These lead Warner Explorations titles will each be available on VHS for $14.95 SRP, and a day-and-date DVD of “Return With Honor” will be available for $19.98 SRP. Other exciting Military titles to be released on April 24 at an all-new, low $14.95 SRP are the National Geographic titles “The Battle For Midway” (also on DVD at a new, low $19.98 SRP), “The Lost Fleet Of Guadalcanal,” “Search For The Battleship Bismark” and “Untold Stories Of World War II.” Also available at a new, low $9.95 SRP is the PBS “World War II Battle Force” series including “Airborne,” “Amphibious,” “Carrier,” “Panzer,” “Stuka” and “U-Boat.” The BBC Video™ label is brought to the United States and Canada by BBC Worldwide Americas (BBCWA) and Warner Home Video. BBCWA is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The BBCWA consumer products division incorporates publishing, audio, music, video and licensed merchandise developed from a host of BBC properties marketed in the US and Canada. Visit BBC Worldwide Americas’ video website at www.bbcamericashop.com or call 1-800-216-1BBC. Launched in October 1984, HBO Home Video markets an extensive variety of theatrical features and HBO original programming ranging from multiple Emmy Award® winner “A Lesson Before Dying” to the hit series “Sex and the City” and “The Sopranos” to the groundbreaking miniseries “From the Earth to the Moon.” IMAX Corporation and its subsidiaries comprise one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies, with particular emphasis on film and digital imaging technologies, including giant-screen images, 3D presentations, digital post-production and digital projection. There were more than 220 IMAX theatres operating in 28 countries around the world as of September 30, 2000. IMAX's subsidiaries include Digital Projection International, whose primary business is the design and manufacture of high-end digital image delivery devices, Sonics Associates, a designer and manufacturer of high-end sound systems and DKP/70MM Inc., award-winning specialists in image quality control and post-production. IMAX Corporation is a publicly traded company listed on both the Toronto and Nasdaq stock exchanges. More information on the Company can be found at www.imax.com. IMAX® and The IMAX Experience® are registered trademarks of IMAX Corporation. Building on its reputation for remarkable visual and compelling stories, National Geographic Television (NGT) augments its award-winning documentary production (winner of over 100 Emmys and more than 800 other industry awards) with new prime time drama, large-format and feature-film programming, as well as international broadcast and video distribution. At present, NGT’s programming can be seen in the U.S. on CNBC and PBS as well as through syndication and home video, and internationally through video distribution and broadcast syndication in more than 100 different outlets in some 90 territories. The National Geographic Channel in the U.S., a business enterprise of National Geographic Television and Fox Entertainment, launched in January 2001. Abroad, those partners are joined by NBC, and the channel reaches 111 countries and over 90 million households in 16 languages. More information about NGT is available on www.nationalgeographic.com. PBS Home Video furthers PBS’s mission of lifelong learning by expanding the availability of PBS’s top-quality programs. PBS, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is a private, nonprofit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation's 347 public television stations. Serving nearly 90 million people each week, PBS enriches the lives of all Americans through quality programs and education services on noncommercial television, the Internet and other media. More information about PBS is available at PBS.org. With operations in 78 international territories - more than the video division of any other studio - Warner Home Video commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. WHV’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 Company, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Video.
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