Published on May 17th, 2009 | by simeon0
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance and El Dorado
The legendary John Wayne is featured in two amazing releases from Paramount Home Entertainment. As part of the Centennial Collection, “El Dorado” and “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” have been released on 2 Disc sets that leap off the screen thanks to high definition remastering.
In “El Dorado” John Wayne and Robert Mitchum star in Director Howard Hawks classic tale of a drunken sheriff (Mitchum), who fights to keep order in his town.
Wayne stars as the Sheriffs friend who arrives just in time to help his old friend in a moment of need. The strong supporting cast also features James Caan, and Ed Asner and features a winning mix of action and comedy.
Aside from the lavish visuals and audio quality, the film offers commentaries, featurettes, trailers, galleries, and much more.
In “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” Wayne is teamed with James Stewart in this classic Black and White film from acclaimed Director John Ford. In the small town of Shinbone a tyrant named Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin), has the town in a constant state of fear. Stewarts plays a lawyer determined to save the day but finds he is in over his head until help arrives in the form of a local rancher (Wayne), who join forces against Valance.
As if Valance was not enough of an obstacle, the two men are also competing for the affection of the lovely Vera Miles which combine to make this 1962 classic a timeless masterpiece.
The two disc set offers commentaries, featurettes, galleries and much more and is masterfully presented with state of the art sound and picture quality thanks to the remastering process.
Both films are classics and will hold a special place for fans and collectors alike.