Welcome to MovieWeb's daily DVD announcement column, The Daily Spin.
Everyday at 9:00AM PST we compile a list of titles which have been recently announced by the studios and have been given or rumored with a release date. Click a title below to see the full press release info attached to the release.
Enjoy and stay tuned to MovieWeb for the latest home video announcements, 9:00AM PST, on the dot, Monday through Friday.
It's Mitchum vs. Jurgens as the commanders of an American destroyer and a German U-boat play a deadly game of cat and mouse.
- MOVIE TONE NEWS: The War Situation, U-Boat Capture by Biplane, Inside the German U-Boat Base at Lorient, France
James Stewart stars as the captain of a plane that has crashed in the desert and must be fixed on the double before all crew members die.
- Restoration Comparison
Richard Widmark leads an all-star cast of leathernecks (Jack Palance, Robert Wagner, Karl Malden, Richard Boone, and Jack Webb) into battle on a heavily-fortified enemy island. Their objective is a Japanese rocket sit in the island's interior, and the combat-packed story follows the squad from beachhead to battle, as they pick their way trough enemy-infested jungles.
Run Time: 113
Rating: Not Rated
While hiding from a Japanese military offensive on a desolate Pacific Island, a marine sergeant (Robert Mitchum) and his only fellow survivor, an Irish Roman Catholic novitiate on a humanitarian mission (Deborah Kerr), search for food, engage in philosophical sparring, avoid sexual tension, and struggle to survive.
-Movie Tone News:"Tarawa: Marines Toughest Battle!", "King and Nimitz View Scenes of Saipan Victory", "Japs' Raid Saipan", "King and Nimitz View Scenes of Saipan Victory", "Photoplay Magazine Awards"
The story follows one squad of Marines through the bloody assaults on the Solomon Islands during the opening stages of the war in the South Pacific. There's the tough sergeant (Lloyd Nolan), a cab driver from Brooklyn (William Bendix), a Mexican (Anthony Quinn) and a chaplain (Preston Foster). A battle-weary narrator reads from a diary, commenting on the typical grunt's everyday life, and death. Battles and dates of engagement are named, putting the explosive action into a solid historical context.
Run Time: 93
Rating: Not Rated
He soars over snarling cougars and crates of poisonous snakes. Hurtles rows of buses, slams through walls of flame. Defies precipitous canyons and ornate hotel fountains. Garners wealth, fame and a Guinness Book of Records-setting 35 broken bones. "It's going to be anything but dull," Evel Knievel says about his life.
-Audio commentary by star George Eads and director John Badham
Wendy the Good Little Witch and her three witch aunts hide out at Sunny Brite Resort in the hopes of escaping from the evil Warlock Desmond Spellman. The Ghostly Trio has also vacationed at the resort and it is there that Wendy meets Casper the Friendly Ghost, where they start a very special friendship.
When a four-girl, one-guy rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it's not just a chance to perform, it's also an opportunity to get out of the inner city and see what life is all about.
- Disc 1 Side 1: Pan & Scan Feature
- Disc 1 Side 2: Widescreen Feature
- Satisfaction Music Video
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