OFFICIAL: WWII classic “The Guns of Navarone: 60th Anniversary” arrives on 4K Ultra HD – Oct. 12

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SONY PICTURES celebrates the 60th Anniversary of “The Guns of the Navarone” with its 4K Ultra HD release (disc & digital) on October 12.


It’s the explosive commando adventure with Gregory Peck (as world-class mountain climber Capt. Mallory), leading an all-star cast (David Niven, Anthony Quinn) on a suicide mission to destroy two huge Nazi long-range guns overlooking the Aegean Sea. Blacklisted screenwriter Carl Foreman (“High Noon,” “The Bridge on the River Kwai”) adapted Alistair MacLean’s fictitious wartime novel and selected J. Lee Thompson after seeing his sensitive film “Tiger Bay,” starring Hayley Mills and her father, John Mills.




EXTRAS:

This release will initially include a limited edition o-ring, featuring the film’s original poster art.


4K disc - NEW: Main Title Progression Reel Theatrical Trailer

Blu-ray - Audio Commentary by Director J. Lee Thompson Audio Commentary by Film Historian Stephen J. Rubin The Resistance Dossier of Navarone: Interactive Feature Forging The Guns of Navarone: Notes from the Set An Ironic Epic of Heroism Memories of Navarone Epic Restoration A Heroic Score Great Guns No Visitors Honeymoon on Rhodes Two Girls on the Town Narration-Free Prologue Message from Carl Foreman


SPECS:

Video: 4K scan and restoration from the original camera (2.35:1 aspect ratio) negative, with HDR10. Playback available with and without Original Roadshow Intermission Card.


Audio: All-new eight-channel Dolby Atmos, six-channel audio DTS-HD MA and original theatrical four-channel stereo DTS-HD MA

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