Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of JFK (3-Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition) on 11th November 2008. Oliver Stone’s feature on the story surrounding John F. Kennedy’s assassination returns as a new UCE that includes the previous Two-Disc Special Edition Director’s Cut along with a third disc that features The Kennedys: America’s Emerald Kings, a new documentary from filmmaker Robert Kline based on Thomas Maier’s acclaimed book about five generations of the renowned political family. Unique to the documentary is political and private footage of the Kennedys not widely available to the general public.
The set 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. Of particular distinction is the inclusion of John F. Kennedy’s historic 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.
The UCE will retail at $39.98 SRP and the new documentary – The Kennedys: America’s Emerald Kings – will also be available separately priced at $19.97 SRP.