Warner Home Video to release Oliver Stone’s JFK Collector’s Edition


Mumbai: Warner Home Video will release John F. Kennedy’s assassination story on 11 November in the name of Oliver Stone’s JFK as a Three-Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition (UCE).

The UCE will feature The Kennedys: America’s Emerald Kings, a documentary from filmmaker Robert Kline based on Thomas Maier’s acclaimed book about five generations of the renowned political family. The documentary will also feature private footage of the Kennedys, which is not widely available to the general public.

The Kennedys: America’s Emerald Kings documentary will be premiered on 10 November at Boston College and also screened on 12 November at Fordham University/Lincoln Centre. Both universities have the largest Irish studies programs in the country.

The JFK Three-Disc UCE includes the Two-Disc Special Edition Director’s Cut with 17 additional minutes not seen in theatres and the documentary Beyond JFK: A Question of Conspiracy. It also contains memorabilia from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Kennedy Foundation, including reproductions of Kennedy family and presidential photos, letters written by or to John F. Kennedy from J. Edgar Hoover, Lyndon B. Johnson and more.

The UCE also will include a Kennedy campaign button from the National Archives and Records Administration. Also, it includes John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address and a handwritten letter to his father, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.

In addition, the set features a collectible booklet containing production photos and photo cards showcasing the actors in character with a mini bio of their character. Additionally, the film will be making its Blu-ray Hi-Def debut as the JFK Blu-ray Hi-Def, featuring premium hardcover book packaging with press material and photographs from the film.

The JFK Ultimate Collector’s Edition will sell for $39.98; the JFK Blu-ray Hi-Def for $34.99 and The Kennedys: America’s Emerald Kings, available separately, for $19.97