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Bond 50 – James Bond 007 Blu-ray Collection Australian Release Date

James Bond: 007 - BLU-RAY COLLECTION BOND 50

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In celebration of James Bond’s monumental golden anniversary, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have unveiled BOND 50, a collectable box-set featuring all 22 James Bond films on Blu-ray Disc for the first time in one complete offering. The longest running film franchise of all time, the Bond 50 collection marks the debut of nine James Bond films previously unavailable in high definition Blu-ray. Fans around the world can pre-order now with participating online retailers.

Acclaimed Bond directors John Glen (five Bond films including ‘For Your Eyes Only’, ‘Octopussy’, ‘A View to a Kill’, ‘The Living Daylights’ & ‘Licence To Kill’), Martin Campbell (‘GoldenEye’, ‘Casino Royale’) and Michael Apted (‘The World Is Not Enough’) with special guests Olga Kurylenko (‘Quantum of Solace’) and Caterina Murino (‘Casino Royale’) made the Blu-ray announcement today during a Directors? Panel discussion in the Panasonic Booth at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

BOND 50 showcases fifty years of Bond neatly packaged into one cool, sleek collectable box-set featuring all six iconic James Bond actors. Produced using the highest possible picture quality and audio presentation, the collection includes all 22 James Bond feature films from ‘Dr. No’ to ‘Quantum of Solace’ and more than 130 hours of bonus features including some new and exclusive content.

“With all 22 feature films available on Blu-ray in one collection for the first time this is a great way for fans to catch up on 007’s epic journey before ‘Skyfall’ hits theaters next Fall,” said Michael Brown, Senior Vice President, MGM Home Entertainment. “Now viewers can enjoy the intense action of the innovative franchise in the most immersive home experience possible.”

BOND 50 is set for release just prior to the theatrical premiere of SKYFALL on 26 September 2012 in Australia.

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The Films

  • Dr. No (1962)
  • From Russia with Love (1963)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • Thunderball (1965)
  • You Only Live Twice (1967)
  • On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • Live and Let Die (1973)
  • The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
  • The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
  • Moonraker (1979)
  • For Your Eyes Only (1981)
  • Octopussy (1983)
  • A View to a Kill (1985)
  • The Living Daylights (1987)
  • Licence to Kill (1989)
  • GoldenEye (1995)
  • Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
  • The World Is Not Enough (1999)
  • Die Another Day (2002)
  • Casino Royale (2006)
  • Quantum of Solace (2008)

Special Features

Disc One: Dr. No

  • Commentary with director Terence Young and cast and crew
  • Six behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots
  • Photo galleries

Disc Two: From Russia With Love

  • Commentary with Terence Young and cast and crew
  • Two behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Animated storyboard sequence
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots
  • Photo galleries

Disc Three: Goldfinger

  • Commentary with director Guy Hamilton
  • Commentary with the cast and crew
  • Three behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Original screen tests with Theodore Bikel and Tito Vandis
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots
  • Original publicity featurette
  • Original radio interviews with Sean Connery
  • Photo galleries

Disc Four: Thunderball

  • Commentary with Terence Young
  • Commentary with editor Peter Hunt and screenwriter John Hopkins
  • Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots
  • Photo galleries

Disc Five: You Only Live Twice

  • Commentary with director Lewis Gilbert and cast and crew
  • Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Animated storyboard sequence
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots
  • Photo galleries

Disc Six: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

  • Commentary with director Peter Hunt and cast and crew
  • Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots
  • Photo galleries

Disc Seven: Diamonds Are Forever

  • Commentary with director Guy Hamilton and cast and crew
  • Three behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Deleted scenes
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots

Disc Eight: Live and Let Die

  • Commentaries with director Guy Hamilton, Roger Moore, and Tom Mankiewicz
  • Three behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots
  • Photo galleries

Disc Nine: The Man with the Golden Gun

  • Commentary with Guy Hamilton and the cast and crew
  • Commentary with Roger Moore
  • Two behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots
  • Photo galleries

Disc Ten: The Spy Who Loved Me

  • Commentary with Lewis Gilbert and cast and crew
  • Commentary with Roger Moore
  • Three behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots

Disc Eleven: Moonraker

  • Commentary with Lewis Gilbert and cast and crew
  • Commentary with Roger Moore
  • Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Photo gallery

Disc Twelve: For Your Eyes Only

  • Commentary with director John Glen and the cast and crew
  • Commentary with Roger Moore
  • Commentary with Producer Michael G. Wilson and crew
  • Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Animated storyboard sequences for snowmobile chase and underwater
  • Music video performed by Sheena Easton
  • Deleted scenes and expanded angles
  • Original theatrical trailer, TV and radio spots
  • Photo galleries

Disc Thirteen: Octopussy

  • Commentary with John Glen
  • Commentary with Roger Moore
  • Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Original screen tests with James Brolin
  • “All Time High” music video
  • Original theatrical trailers

Disc Fourteen: A View to a Kill

  • Commentary with John Glen and the cast and crew
  • Commentary with Roger Moore
  • Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • “A View to a Kill” music video performed by Duran Duran
  • Original theatrical trailers and TV spots

Disc Fifteen: The Living Daylights

  • Commentary with John Glen and cast and crew
  • Three behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Deleted scenes with introductions from Director John Glen
  • “The Living Daylights” music video performed by A-Ha
  • Original theatrical trailers

Disc Sixteen: Licence to Kill

  • Commentary with John Glen and cast
  • Commentary with producer Michael G. Wilson and crew
  • Three behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • “Licence to Kill” music video performed by Gladys Knight
  • “If You Asked Me To” music video performed by Patti LaBelle
  • Opening titles sequence
  • Original theatrical trailers
  • Photo galleries

Disc Seventeen: GoldenEye

  • Commentary with director Martin Campbell and Michael G. Wilson
  • Eight behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Deleted scenes
  • “GoldenEye” music video performed by Tina Turner

Disc Eighteen: Tomorrow Never Dies

  • Commentary with director Roger Spottiswoode and Dan Petrie, Jr.
  • Commentary with Vic Armstrong and Michael G. Wilson
  • Two behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Interview with composer David Arnold
  • Deleted/Extended scenes with introduction from Roger Spottiswoode
  • “Tomorrow Never Dies” music video performed by Sheryl Crow
  • Moby’s version of the James Bond theme

Disc Nineteen: The World Is Not Enough

  • Commentary with director Michael Apted
  • Commentary with Peter Lamont, David Arnold and Vic Armstrong
  • Four behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • Opening titles sequence
  • “The World Is Not Enough” music video performed by Garbage
  • Deleted/Extended/Alternate scenes
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Photo galleries

Disc Twenty: Die Another Day

  • Commentary with director Lee Tamahori and Michael G. Wilson
  • Commentary with Pierce Brosnan and Rosamund Pike
  • Five behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • MI6 Datastream trivia track with branching video
  • Opening titles sequence
  • Photo galleries

Disc Twenty-One: Casino Royale

  • Behind-the-scenes featurettes:

Becoming Bond

James Bond: For Real

  • Chris Cornell “You Know My Name” music video

Disc Twenty-Two: Quantum of Solace

  • Two behind-the-scenes featurettes
  • “Another Way to Die” music video by Jack White and Alicia Keys
  • Original theatrical trailers

Disc Twenty-Three: All-new Supplementary Materials

  • The World of Bond featurettes with optional pop-up trivia option
  • Being Bond insights from Bond performers Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig
  • Skyfall videoblogs that cover the making of the upcoming Bond adventure

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