MacARTHUR - BD

MacARTHUR - BD

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(Joseph Sargent, 1977)
Release date: 19 August 2024
Standard Edition Blu-ray

MacArthur is a thoughtful and dramatic look at the life and times of controversial American military leader General Douglas MacArthur.

Directed by Joseph Sargent (The Taking of Pelham One Two Three), this celebrated biopic features a hugely authoritative central performance by Gregory Peck, and strong support from Ed Flanders (The Ninth Configuration) and Dan O’Herlihy (Imitation of Life), who play Presidents Harry S Truman and Franklin D Roosevelt, respectively.

INDICATOR STANDARD EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES

  • High Definition remaster
  • Original mono audio
  • Optional 5.1 surround mix
  • MacArthur: The Rebel General (129 mins): alternative UK home video version containing unique material, presented open matte in Standard Definition
  • Audio commentary with film historians Steve Mitchell and Steven Jay Rubin (2021)
  • General Disposition (2004, 5 mins): director Joseph Sargent recalls his time working with Gregory Peck
  • Selection of Pathé newsreels capturing events portrayed in the film: A Tribute to MacArthur (1942, 3 mins), MacArthur in Australia (1942, 1 min), MacArthur Returns to Philippines (1944, 5 mins), MacArthur Steps Down (1951, 2 mins), MacArthur Addresses Congress (1951, 6 mins), and MacArthur Honored on 75th Birthday (1955, 1 min)
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Radio spots
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

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BBFC cert: PG
REGION B
EAN: 5060697924763