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‘This Is Your Life' Alive Again

1 Apr, 2005 By: Brendan Howard

The classic TV show “This Is Your Life” is getting a new life on DVD.

R2 Entertainment in association with the show's producer, Ralph Edwards Productions, will release a three-DVD best-of collection of the show May 31.

This Is Your Life: The Ultimate Collection prebooks May 6 at $49.99. The set first will be available via a direct-response TV infomercial campaign starting April 18.

The 18 classic episodes is a sampling that cuts across decades and honorees. A few of the honorees included are comedic actors (Milton Berle, Laurel & Hardy), country musicians (Roy Rogers, Johnny Cash), 1950s pop legends (Bobby Darin, Dick Clark), 1970s pop music icons (The Carpenters, Shirley Jones), horror stars (Boris Karloff, Vincent Price) and silver-screen sirens (Bette Davis and Jayne Mansfield). Regular guys like war survivors and Olympians are represented, too.

The set will also include a booklet with rare photos and a synopsis of each show.

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