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The Prisoner: The Complete Series

The Prisoner: The Complete Series Blu-ray release details

Title: The Prisoner: The Complete Series
Release Date: 28th September 2009
Format: Blu-Ray (6 disc set)
Classification: PG
Run time: 850 mins (approx excluding extras)
Released by: network







The Prisoner: The Complete Series Blu-ray release:

This has to be one of the most eagerly awaited Blu-ray releases so far. In fact is this the release of the year? We believe so.

The Prisoner is a series that could have been made specifically with the Blu-ray format in mind. TV showings of this cult classic 60s series never could do full justice to the wonderful settings / sets featured in the series (it would be fair to say the settings were one of the series major stars). But with Network's amazing job in restoring the series that was evident on its award winning digitally restored DVD set released in 2007, and now this, The Prisoner's worldwide debut release on Blu-ray, a legion of fans both new and old will get to enjoy The Prisoner as it never been seen before - in stunning Blu-ray clarity along with a crisp 5.1 sound mix. Network DVD have kindly provided us with their press release for the The Prisoner Blu-ray release, which gives you a flavour of just what is in store for this wonderful limited edition box set.

Press release by Network DVD:-

Network DVD's first ever Blu-ray title will be a special-features laden THE PRISONER THE COMPLETE SERIES (PG) starring Patrick McGoohan. Available to buy as a 6-disc limited edition box set on 28th September 2009, RRP £59.99, this will be the first Blu ray version of the series anywhere in the world.

The only home entertainment edition of the series to be officially endorsed by McGoohan himself and based on the version of the standard definition DVD which won Best TV DVD at the Home Entertainment Awards in 2007, THE PRISONER THE COMPLETE SERIES BLU-RAY is thought-provoking, revelatory and just plain cool. McGoohan's iconic series is as fresh and dynamic now as it was when first unleashed upon an unsuspecting world in 1967. Containing all seventeen episodes the wealth of special features include:

•  “Don't Knock Yourself Out” a feature-length documentary which is the most comprehensive look at the production of ‘The Prisoner', told by those involved in its creation

•  Restored original edit of ‘Arrival' with an optional music-only soundtrack featuring Wilfred Josephs' complete and abandoned score

•  Production Crew audio commentaries on seven episodes

•  Trailers for all episodes

•  Archive textless material, including the title sequence with clean themes by Ron Grainer, Wilfred Josephs and Robert Farnon

•  Commercial Break Bumpers

•  Behind-the-Scenes footage including much previously unseen

•  Script and Production Documentation PDFs

•  Image Galleries with Music Suites

•  Exclusive book on the making of the series by TV historian Andrew Pixley

•  5.1 sound mixes on all episodes


With its distinctive theme tune by Ron Grainer, special guest appearances from the cream of British stage and screen including Leo McKern, George Baker, Peter Bowles, Donald Sinden, and Anton Rodgers, THE PRISONER THE COMPLETE SERIES BLU-RAY is THE definitive release of the series and a must-have for all fans of high quality dramas.

Press release ends.

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Watch the The Prisoner documentary clip from 'Don't Knock Yourself Out'