NETWORKING THE PRISONER ON BLU-RAY
FULL PRESS-RELEASE AND IMAGES 5/8/09
NETWORK ANNOUNCES FIRST BLU RAY RELEASE AS: “THE PRISONER THE COMPLETE SERIES” (PG)
Network DVD’s first ever Blu-Ray title will be a special features laden THE PRISONER THE COMPLETE SERIES (PG). Available to buy as a 6-disc limited edition box set on 28th September 2009, RRP £59.99, this will be the first Blu Ray version of the series anywhere in the world.
The only home entertainment edition of the series to be officially endorsed by McGoohan himself and based on the version of the standard definition DVD which won Best TV DVD at the Home Entertainment Awards in 2007, THE PRISONER THE COMPLETE SERIES BLU RAY is thought-provoking, revelatory and just plain cool. McGoohan's iconic series is as fresh and dynamic now as it was when first unleashed upon an unsuspecting world in 1967. Containing all seventeen episodes the wealth of special features include:
· “Don’t Knock Yourself Out” a feature-length documentary which is the most comprehensive look at the production of ‘The Prisoner’, told by those involved in its creation
· Restored original edit of ‘Arrival’ with an optional music-only soundtrack featuring Wilfred Josephs’ complete and abandoned score
· Production Crew audio commentaries on seven episodes
· Trailers for all episodes
· Archive textless material, including the title sequence with clean themes by Ron Grainer, Wilfred Josephs and Robert Farnon
· Commercial Break Bumpers
· Behind-the-Scenes footage including much previously unseen
· Script and Production Documentation PDFs
· Image Galleries with Music Suites
· Exclusive book on the making of the series by Andrew Pixley
· 5.1 sound mixes on all episodes
PLUS MUCH MORE!
With its distinctive theme tune by Ron Grainer, special guest appearances from the cream of British stage and screen including Leo McKern, George Baker, Peter Bowles, Donald Sinden, and Anton Rodgers, THE PRISONER THE COMPLETE SERIES BLU RAY is THE definitive release of the series and a must-have for all fans of high quality dramas.
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