Midway (Limited Edition) [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 25 October 2021 | Certificate: Parental Guidance
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Recreating the famous sea battle between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy, Midway finds director Jack Smight (Airport 1975) confidently handling epic battle scenes and a stellar cast which includes Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford, Hal Holbrook, Toshiro Mifune, Robert Mitchum, and Robert Wagner. Midway is presented here with a wealth of extras.

Features

*High Definition remaster *Original mono and 2.1 Sensurround audio tracks *Audio commentary with film historians Steve Mitchell and Steven Jay Rubin (2021) *The Guardian Interview with Robert Wagner (1983): archival audio recording of the film and TV star in conversation with Joan Bakewell at the National Film Theatre, London *They Were There! (1976): Charlton Heston presents this archival documentary featuring interviews with three combatants who survived the battle *The Making of 'Midway' (2001): documentary short looking at the film's production *Sensurround: The Sounds of 'Midway' (2001): a look at the film's use of the Sensurround audio system *The Score of 'Midway' (2001): film composer John Williams discusses his work on the film *Selected scenes from the extended TV version *The Battle of 'Midway' (1942): Oscar-winning documentary directed by John Ford relaying the battle with footage shot by Navy cameramen *New video essay by film historian Tag Gallagher on John Ford's acclaimed documentary *Super 8 version: original cut-down home-cinema presentation *Original theatrical trailer *TV spots *Radio spot *Image gallery: promotional and publicity material *New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing *Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Lee Pfeiffer and Dave Worrall, archival articles on the film and the events that inspired it, an overview of critical responses, and film credits *Limited edition of 3,000 copies *All extras subject to change Original release: 1976 Colour/ B&W: Colour
Release Date: 25 October 2021
Certificate: PG - Parental Guidance
SKU: PHILTD245