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Dawn of the Dead (1978) – Limited Edition From Second Sight Specifications

The classic horror movie by George A Romero, Dawn of the Dead is to be released onto Blu ray in a limited edition box set and UHD in October 2020. (Subject to change).

Below is the huge list of special features in this set.

New 4K scans done at Final Frame in New York followed by grading and extensive restoration by DP Michael Gornick. Mastering and encoding by David Mackenzie at Fidelity in Motion.

Limited Edition contains 3 CD soundtracks (17-track Goblin soundtrack with alternate and bonus tracks; The Complete De Wolfe library cues part 1 and 2), 150-page hardback and “Dawn of the Dead – The Novelization” book.

  • Disc 1: Theatrical Cut (aka Romero cut) – 4K scan and restoration from original camera negative; Audio commentary with George Romero, Tom Savini and Christine Forrest; NEW commentary with Travis Crawford
  • Disc 2: Extended Cut (aka Cannes version) – produced from 4K scan of theatrical cut camera negative and 4K scan of extended cut interpositive; audio commentary with Richard P Rubinstein
  • Disc 3: Argento Cut (aka European version) – produced from 4K scan of theatrical cut camera negative and 4K scan of Argento cut interpositive; audio commentary with Ken Foree, Scott Reiniger, Gaylen Ross and David Emge
  • Disc 4 (bonus features): NEW Zombies and Bikers (59mins) with John Amplas, Roy Frumkes, Tom Savini, Christine Forrest, Tom Dubensky, Tony Buba, Taso Stavrakis and a whole host of zombies and bikers; NEW Memories of Moreville (34mins) – a tour of the mall with Michael Gornick, Tom Savini, Tom Dubensky and Taso Stavrakis; NEW Raising the Dead: The Production Logistics (23mins) with Gornick, Forrest, Amplas and Dubensky; NEW The Fx of Dawn with Tom Savini (13min); NEW Dummies! Dummies! (12min) an interview with Richard France; NEW the lost Romero Dawn interview (20min) – previously unreleased archive interview; Super 8 mall footage by zombie extra Ralph Langer; Document of the Dead: the original cut; Document of the Dead: the new cut; The Dead will Walk 2014 documentary; trailers; tv spots; radio spots

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