Fox to Release Paul Newman Tribute Collection30 Jun, 2009 By: Billy Gil
For 50 years, Paul Newman was one of Hollywood’s most famous leading men. Over his long career he acted in more than 65 movies, was nominated for nine Academy Awards and became a well-known humanitarian.
On Sept. 22 (prebook Aug. 26) 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment honors the Hollywood legend, who died last year, with The Paul Newman Tribute Collection. The 17-DVD set ($89.98) features 13 of Newman’s acclaimed films, including two-disc special collector’s editions of classics such as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Hustler, The Verdict and The Towering Inferno. Other films in the collection include some of Newman’s collaborations with such famed directors as Otto Preminger and Robert Altman.
The Paul Newman Tribute Collection also includes an exclusive 136 page soft-bound book loaded with photos taken on the sets of his movies with fellow cast and crew members, excerpts from each film and personal quotes from Newman.