Posted Thu Jul 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
The box set of eight films on Blu-ray is up for pre-order at Amazon.
In an early announcement to retailers, Universal will be releasing 'Steven Spielberg Director's Collection' on Blu-ray on October 14.
Steven Spielberg is one of the most prolific directors in motion picture history. Spanning over 40 years, Steven’s career began as a teenager when he made his way onto the Universal backlot and befriended studio executives. His passion and talent quickly developed, allowing him to direct an unprecedented number of blockbuster films. The Steven Spielberg Director’s Collection showcases a selection of the Academy Award winner’s unforgettable movies filmed for Universal, including his very first TV feature, Duel, and his first theatrical release, The Sugarland Express, and blockbusters such as Jaws, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Jurassic Park. Steven’s work has captivated audiences worldwide and continue to set the standard for filmmaking.
DISC 1 - Duel. Supplements will include: A Conversation with Director Steven Spielberg, Steven Spielberg and the Small Screen, Richard Matheson: The Writing of Duel, Photograph and Poster Gallery, and Trailer.
DISC 2 - The Sugarland Express. The only supplement will be a trailer.
DISC 3 - Jaws. Supplements include: The Making of Jaws, The Shark Is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of Jaws, Jaws: The Restoration, Deleted Scenes and Outtakes, From the Set, Storyboards, Production Photos, Marketing Jaws, Jaws Phenomenon, and Theatrical Trailer.
DISC 4 - 1941. Supplements include: The Making of 1941, Deleted Scenes, Production Photographs, and Theatrical Trailers.
DISC 5 - E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Supplements include: Deleted Scenes, Steven Spielberg & E.T., The E.T. Journals, A Look Back, The Evolution and Creation of E.T., The E.T. Reunion, The Music of E.T. : A Discussion with John Williams, The 20th Anniversary Premiere, Designs, Photographs and Marketing, Theatrical Trailer, and Special Olympics TV Spot.
DISC 6 - Always. The only supplement is a trailer.
DISC 7 - Jurassic Park. Supplements include: Return to Jurassic Park, The Making of Jurassic Park, Original Featurette on the Making of the Film, Steven Spielberg Directs Jurassic Park, Hurricane in Kauai, Early Pre-Production Meetings, Location Scouting, Phil Tippett Animatics: Raptors in the Kitchen, Animatics: T-Rex Attack, ILM and Jurassic Park: Before and After the Visual Effects, Foley Artists, Storyboards, Production Archives: Photographs, Design Sketches and Conceptual Paintings, Jurassic Park: Making the Game, and Theatrical Trailer.
DISC 8 - The Lost World: Jurassic Park. Supplements include:Returning to Jurassic Park, Deleted Scenes, The Making of the Lost World, Original Featurette on the Making of the Film, The Jurassic Park Phenomenon: A Discussion with Author Michael Crichton, The Compie Dance Number: Thank You Steven Spielberg from ILM, ILM & The Lost World: Before and After the Visual Effects, Production Archives: Production Photographs, Illustrations and Conceptual Drawings, Models, The World of Jurassic Park, The Magic of ILM, Posters and Toys, Storyboards, and Theatrical Trailer.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $199.98.
You can find the latest specs for 'Steven Spielberg Director's Collection' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under October 14.
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