Home Media Magazine has featured a press release from Sony Pictures announcing that Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation has partnered with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to bring a variety of classic films to DVD. Films will be released under the “Collector’s Choice” banner and include restored and remastered transfers of previously unreleased titles from the Sony catalog. Hollywood talent will contribute commentaries and introductions in films that have inspired their own work.
The fist DVD set to issue on Nov 4 will be The Films of Budd Boetticher – a boxed set of five Westerns.
The article goes on to say that the alliance will follow-up with “several upcoming DVD sets, including a Michael Powell double feature as well as Rita Hayworth, Frank Capra, William Castle and film noir collections.”