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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance comes to 4K in May

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1962 western The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance will officially be the first 4K UHD Blu-ray release in the Paramount Presents line on May 17th, as spine number 31, from Paramount Home Entertainment.  The film, directed by John Ford, starred James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin, Lee Van Cleef, Woody StrodeEdmond O’Brien, Andy Devine, and John Carradine.

This comes from a new scan and remaster.  The tech specs for the release include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and restored Dolby TrueHD 5.1 lossless surround sound as well as restored Mono in Dolby Digital.  The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include its Blu-ray Disc counterpart along with a digital code (copy) of the film.  You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available now for preorder over at Amazon.  The release will include collectible packaging with tasteful artwork and a fold-out replica of the original movie poster (pictured below) on the slipcover.

The bonus materials set to be included with this release are listed below.

  • Filmmaker Focus – Leonard Maltin on The Man Who Shot Liberty ValanceNEW!              
  • Feature commentary by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich, along with his archival recordings with John Ford and James Stewart                                         
  • Selected scene commentary with introduction by Dan Ford, along with his archival recordings with John Ford, James Stewart and Lee Marvin                             
  • The Size Of Legends, The Soul Of Myth                              
    • Chapter 1: Changing Of The Guard                                      
    • Chapter 2: The Irascible Poet                                  
    • Chapter 3: The Hero Doesn’t Win, The Winner Isn’t Heroic                                          
    • Chapter 4: Most Things Happen By Accident                                   
    • Chapter 5: The Great Protector                              
    • Chapter 6: Spotlight – Lee Marvin                                        
    • Chapter 7: Print The Legend                                   
  • Original Theatrical Trailer         

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement about this release.

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1965 war drama In Harm’s Way comes to Blu-ray in June

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The 1965 film “In Harm’s Way” is coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 29th via Paramount. This will be the very first time that this film has been released in the Blu-ray format. The widely-popular war drama, directed by Otto Preminger, starred John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Brandon De Wilde, Jill Haworth, Dana Andrews, Stanley Holloway, Slim Pickens, and Burgess Meredith. The tech specs for the release and bonus materials have not yet been detailed. You can however find the Blu-ray Disc is now listed as available for preorder over at Amazon. Stay tuned for any possible updates on the tech specs and bonus materials for this release.