Restored 'How the West Was Won' Debuts on TV12 Aug, 2008 By: Billy Gil
Starz Entertainment's Encore Westerns will hold the world television premiere of the restored and remastered How the West Was Won at 8 p.m. Aug. 30. The film also will be available on Encore HD On Demand the same day.
The Academy Award-winning 1962 film was recently restored by Warner Home Video from its original Cinerama three-panel print. Warner will release How the West Was Won Sept. 9 on DVD and Blu-ray.
“We are extremely pleased that Encore Westerns viewers will be among the very first to experience How the West Was Won in this new, meticulously remastered presentation,” said George Feltenstein, SVP of theatrical catalog marketing for Warner Home Video.