Midway (Blu-ray) Indicator Ltd


Recreating the famous sea battle between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy, Midway finds director Jack Smight (Airport 1975) confidently handling epic battle scenes and a stellar cast which includes Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford, Hal Holbrook, Toshiro Mifune, Robert Mitchum, and Robert Wagner. Midway is presented here with a wealth of extras.

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Special Features

High Definition remaster
Original mono and 2.1 Sensurround audio tracks
Alternative two-part TV version (101 mins and 92 mins): the rarely seen extended TV cut, containing unique scenes, reframed to 4:3 and presented in Standard Definition, as originally broadcast
Audio commentary with film historians Steve Mitchell and Steven Jay Rubin (2021)
The Guardian Interview with Robert Wagner (1983, 71 mins): archival audio recording of the film and TV star in conversation with Joan Bakewell at the National Film Theatre, London
They Were There! (1976, 7 mins): Charlton Heston presents this archival documentary featuring interviews with three combatants who survived the battle
The Making of ‘Midway’ (2001, 39 mins): documentary looking at the film’s production
Sensurround: The Sounds of ‘Midway’ (2001, 5 mins): a look at the film’s use of the Sensurround audio system
Super 8 version: original cut-down home-cinema presentation
The Battle of Midway (1942, 18 mins): award-winning documentary directed by John Ford relaying the battle with footage shot by Navy cameramen
Original theatrical trailer
TV spots
Radio spots
Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with an essay by Lee Pfeiffer and Dave Worrall, archival articles on the film and the events that inspired its screenplay, an overview of critical responses, and film credits
Limited edition of 3,000 copies