Odeon Entertainment have announced 'The Silver Screen Collection' starting on 20 August 2012 with the UK DVD release of The Chairman.
All films in the new collection - which will be limited editions of just 2000 DVDs - will be new to the UK and taken from superior restored prints supplied by 20th Century Fox. You can also expect a host of special features on each release.
The first release is The Chairman which stars Gregory Peck as a spy sent deep into Communist China to steal the secrets of a new invention and to rescue an old friend. Features include:
- New high-definition digital restoration
- Restored Original Mono Soundtrack
- Gregory Peck Documentary
- Commentary with Film Historians Eddie Friedfeld and Lee Pfeiffer
- The Chairman Mini Film
- Alternate Scenes from Internation Release
- 16 Page collectors booklet notes
- Stills Gallery
- Theatrical Trailer
An image on Odeon's website suggests a future Silver Screen Collection release will by the 1941 film Blood and Sand starring Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell and Rita Hayworth.