'The World at War' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Thu Sep 9, 2010 at 06:00 AM PDT by

The epic 1973 award-winning World War II documentary series is coming to Blu-ray this November.

In an early announcement to retailers, A&E is working on 'The World at War' narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier for Blu-ray on November 16.

Informative and unbiased, THE WORLD AT WAR is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an International Emmy Award, The National Television Critics' Award for Best Documentary, and knighthood for its creator, Sir Jeremy Isaacs.

The massive 9-disc set will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Bonus Documentaries: The Making of the Series, Secretary to Hitler, The Two Deaths of Adolf Hitler, Warrior, Hitler s Germany: The People s Community 1933-1939, Hitler's Germany: Total War 1939-1945, The Final Solution: Parts 1 and 2, and From War to Peace; Making the Series A 30th Anniversary Feature-Length Retrospective; The Restoring of THE WORLD AT WAR a brand-new feature detailing the meticulous restoration process; The Making of THE WORLD AT WAR; Biographies; Gallery of Photos from the Imperial War Museum Collection; Historical Footage; and Famous Songs, Speeches, Quotes and Maps.

Suggested list price for this set will be $149.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'The World at War' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under November 16.

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