'Major Dundee' Blu-ray Detailed and Delayed

Posted Thu Apr 4, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT by

The Sam Peckinpah western is galloping toward Blu-ray a week later.

As previously reported, Twilight Time was preparing 'Major Dundee' for Blu-ray on April 9, but now the release date is planned for April 15.

Legendary writer-director Sam Peckinpah’s 'Major Dundee' tells the brutal tale of an ill-fated Civil War-era cavalry expedition into Mexico, starring Charlton Heston as an obsessive, ambitious Union officer hot on the heels of a rogue Apache chief and his murderous band. Also starring Richard Harris as Dundee's old friend and Confederate adversary, Senta Berger as a potential love interest, James Coburn as a grizzled, one-armed scout, and members of the Peckinpah stock company, including Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, R.G. Armstrong, and L.Q. Jones. This two-disc set includes the original theatrical release of the film, plus the 2005 extended version.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD MA 5.1 soundtrack on the extended cut, and a DTS-HD MA 1.0 soundtrack on the theatrical cut. Supplements will include: Isolated Score Track - Christopher Caliendo; Audio Commentary with Film Historians Nick Redman, Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons, and David Weddle; 2005 Re-Release Trailer; Isolated Score Track - Daniele Amfitheatriof; Silent Extended Outtakes; Trailer Artwork Outtakes; Exhibitor Promo Reel Excerpt; Extended Scene: "Major Dundee and Teresa"; Incomplete Deleted Scene: "Knife Fight"; and Original Theatrical Trailer.

The Blu-ray will be a limited edition release of 3000 units and the suggested list price is $34.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Major Dundee' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under April 15.

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Major Dundee (Blu-ray)
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