Sunday, 8 March 2015

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Directed by Sergio Leone and starring Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda, Jason Robards 
and Charles Bronson.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2003

Blu-ray bought in 2011


Blu-ray extras - 
Audio Commentary with John Carpenter, John Milius, Alex Cox and Bernardo Bertolucci, film historians Sir Christopher Frayling and Dr. Sheldon Hall, and lead actress Claudia Cardinale
An Opera of Violence (29mins)
The Wages of Sin (20mins)
Something to Do with Death (18mins)
Railroad: Revolutionizing the West
Locations Then & Now
Production Gallery
Theatrical Trailer

The Lion in Winter (1968)

Directed by Anthony Harvey and starring Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, 
John Castle, Nigel Terry and Timothy Dalton.

DVD bought in 2004

Audio commentary by director Anthony Harvey

Oliver! (1968)

Directed by Carol Reed and starring Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Harry Secombe, Shani Wallis,
Mark Lester and Jack Wild.

Blu-ray bought in 2013

Behind the Scenes" vintage featurette 
Meeting Oliver!" featurette 
Meeting Fagin!" featurette
Theatrical Trailer

Yellow Submarine (1968)

Directed by George Dunning, featuring the music of the Beatles and starring the voices of  
John Clive, Geoff Hughes, Peter Batten and Paul Angelis.

DVD bought in 2000

Audio commentary by the Film's Animator John Coates, and Designer Heinz Edelmann
The Mod Odyssey behind-the-scenes featurette
Three storyboard sequences - Including two not used in the final film
Original pencil drawings
Behind-the-scenes photos from the making of the film
Interviews with the crew and vocal talents
Music-only track highlighting the film's score
Original theatrical trailer

The Producers (1968)

Directed by Mel Brooks and starring Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, Dick Shawn 
and Lee Meredith.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2006

The Making of The Producers- 5-part documentary (64mins)
Peter Sellers' Statement Read By Paul Mazursky
Playhouse Outtake" alternate ending
Sketch gallery
Theatrical trailer

Bullitt (1968)

Directed by Peter Yates and starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2005

Blu-ray bought in 2014
113m 45s


Blu-ray extras - 

Audio commentary by director Peter Yates
Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (87mins)
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing" documentary (99mins)
Bullitt: Steve McQueen’s Commitment to Reality (10mins)
Theatrical Trailer

Coogan's Bluff (1968)

Directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark and Don Stroud.

DVD bought in 2005
90m 25s

No extras

Where Eagles Dare (1968)

Directed by Brian G. Hutton and starring Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Ingrid Pitt and Patrick Wymark.

DVD bought in 2003

Blu-ray bought in 2012
155m 08s


On Location: Where Eagles Dare (12mins)
Theatrical Trailer

Ice Station Zebra (1968)

Directed by John Sturges and starring Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan 
and Jim Brown.

DVD bought in 2005
151m 34s

The Man Who Makes a Difference - featurette
Theatrical Trailer