'Bridge Too Far,' 'Battle of Britain' Blu-rays Rescheduled for Father's Day

Posted Fri Apr 4, 2008 at 08:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
Battle for Britain, A Bridge Too Far [Blu-ray Box Art]

After a delay of over six months, MGM has rescheduled the Blu-rays of 'Battle of Britain' and 'A Bridge Too Far' for early June.

Originally announced for a November high-def debut, MGM yanked both WWII-themed titles from their schedule, citing plans to re-schedule both as part of a planned Father's Day promotion.

Now MGM has made good on those plans, slotting in both 'Battle of Britain' and 'Bridge Too Far' for a June 3 Blu-ray launch. (Where they'll join three other recently-announced Fox/MGM war-themed titles, 'Patton,' 'The Sand Pebbles' and 'The Longest Day,' which are all due the same day.)

MGM has yet to issue tech specs or supplement details for either 'Battle of Britain' or 'Bridge Too Far,' but full details should arrive shortly. Watch this space.

Suggested retail for the Blu-rays has been set at $39.98 a pop.

You'll find the preliminary specs for 'The Battle of Britain' and 'A Bridge Too Far' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're indexed under their new street date of June 3.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Battle of Britain (Blu-ray)
A Bridge Too Far (Blu-ray)
The Sand Pebbles (Blu-ray)
The Longest Day (Blu-ray)
Michael Clayton (HD DVD)
Tags: Fox, MGM, Street Date Changes (all tags)