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Three Stooges, John Wayne, TCM, Call the Midwife: S4 and more announcement news

February 12, 2015 - 1:24 pm   |   by

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We’ve got a little more announcement news for you today...

Warner has set The John Wayne Western Collection for Blu-ray release on 6/2, including Rio Bravo, The Train Robbers, Fort Apache, and Cahill: U.S. Marshall. Of these, we believe that The Train Robbers and Cahill are new to the format.

Speaking of Warner, The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies is now officially up for pre-order on Amazon with a street date of 3/24 on Blu-ray 3D Combo, Blu-ray Combo and DVD. We expect the official announcement any time now.  [Read on here…]

Warner has also set the animated Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts for Blu-ray, DVD and digital release on 5/12.

And Warner has officially announced a pair of new TCM Greatest Classic Legend Film Collections for DVD only release on 4/7 (SRP $27.92 each) including Maureen O’Hara – includes The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939), Dance, Girl, Dance (1940), The Spanish Main (1945), and The Wings of Eagles (1957) – and Debbie ReynoldsSingin’ in the Rain (1952), How the West Was Won (1963), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964), and The Singing Nun (1966).

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Meanwhile, it looks as if Mill Creek Entertainment is releasing a pair of Three Stooges Collection: Triple Feature Blu-rays on 4/21 (SRP $14.98). Volume One will include Time Out for Rhythm (1941), Rockin’ in the Rockies (1945), and Have Rocket, Will Travel (1959), while Volume Two will include The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962), Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze (1963), and The Outlaws Is Coming (1965).

Also, Starz and Anchor Bay have just set For the Boys for Blu-ray release on 4/7.

BBC Entertainment will release Call the Midwife: Season Four on DVD and Blu-ray on 5/19.

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Image Entertainment will release Zombieworld on DVD and digital on 2/24.

Lionsgate will release Son of a Gun and Vice on Blu-ray and DVD on 3/17, followed by Wild Card on both formats on 3/31.

MVD Entertainment will release the Arrow Films US titles Retaliation (1969), Society (1989) and Island of Death (1976) on Blu-ray/DVD Combo on 5/12, 5/19, and 5/26 respectively. Each has an SRP of $39.95 and includes substantial extras. Retaliation will be limited to 3,000 copies.

Here’s a little bit of new cover artwork (click on the images to pre-order on Amazon)...

The Train Robbers (Blu-ray Disc)    The Three Stooges: Volume One (Blu-ray Disc)    The Three Stooges: Volume Two (Blu-ray Disc)

Stay tuned...

Bill Hunt