As we reported some time ago, MGM Home Entertainment has scheduled the release of the next James Bond Collection for October 17 with a box set that contains another 6 Special Edition DVDs of your favorite Bond movies. All films are presented in new 16×9 enhanced widescreen presentations.
Diamonds Are Forever will come in its 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio with a mono audio track. It contains an audio commentary, the documentaries “Inside Diamonds Are Forever” and “Cubby Broccoli -The Man Behind Bond” as well as an assortment of deleted scenes, trailers and TV and radio spots.
From Russia With Love will be presented in its 1.66:1 aspect ratio with a mono audio track. This DVD will feature a commentary track, the documentaries “Inside From Russia With Love” and “Harry Saltzman – Showman,” that will be complemented by an animated storyboard sequence, the original promo trailers, radio spots and theatrical trailers.
The Living Daylights comes in its 2.35:1 aspect ratio and will feature a commentary track, deleted scenes and a music video. The documentaries “Inside The Living Daylights” and “Ian Fleming – 007’s Creator” will also be part of the release, as well the movie’s trailer.
Octopussy also comes in 2.35:1 widescreen with an audio commentary. Apart from a music video and storyboard sequences, the disc will feature the documentaries “Inside Octopussy” and “Designing Bond – Peter Lamont.” The release is rounded off by the movie’s trailer.
View To A Kill comes in a 2.35:1 widescreen transfer with an audio commentary. The documentaries “Inside A View To A Kill” and “The Music of James Bond” will be found on this disc, as well as deleted scenes, a music video , trailers and television spots.
The last disc in the box set will be You Only Live Twice, featuring a 2.35:1 widescreen presentation. “Inside You Only Live Twice” and “Silhouettes – The James Bond Titles” will be two documentaries found on this disc, accompanied by animated storyboard sequences, trailers, and radio spots.
Although not part of the box set, MGM will also release the 1983 “Thunderball” remake Never Say Never Again on October 17. With a 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen presentation the release will not be a special edition and come without notable extras.