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Front Back Title Region

2 - PAL - Europe (NOR)

Special Edition
They trained him to kill for their pleasure. . .but they trained him a little too well. . .

Studio Universal Alt Title Spartacus - Special Edition
Distributed by Universal Director(s) Stanley Kubrick
Running Time 189.mins Producer(s) Edward Lewis
Prod. Year 1960 Composer(s) Alex North
Genre(s) Drama Writer(s) Dalton Trumbo
Screen Format WideScreen 2:20:1 Anamorphic Prod.Design Alexander Golitzen
Sound Format(s) DD 5.1
DTS 5.1
Sound Joe Lapis, Ronald Pierce, Murray Spivack, Waldon O. Watson 
Layer DVD-9

Actors - Kirk Douglas
- Laurence Olivier
- Jean Simmons
- Charles Laughton
- Peter Ustinov
- John Gavin
- Tony Curtis
- Herbert Lom
Case Type Keep Case (Amaray), Paperback DVD Extras: Disk 1:

-Audio Commentary by Producer/Star Kirk Douglas, Star Peter Ustinov, Novelist Howard Fast, Producer Edward Lewis, Restoration Expert Robert A. Harris, and Designer Saul Bass 
- Scene-by-Scene Audio Analysis (derived from rough-cut notes written by Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo & including additional compositions from Alex North’s score)

Disk 2:

”3 Deleted scenes”:
- Spartacus Meets Varinia UK version (2:01 min)
- Spartacus Meets Varinia US version (2:19 min)
- Gracchus' suicide (0:54 min)
“Alternate Ending (from a 1967 re-release)” (2:20 min)
”Vintage news reel footage”:
- London Premiere (1:45 min)
- Curtis Wins A "Bambi" (1:11 min)
- Olivier In Hollywood (0:36 min)
- Douglas Immortalised (0:50 min)
- Douglas In New York (0:34 min)
- 1960 Promotional interview with Jean Simmons (3:37 min)
- 1960 Promotional interview with Peter Ustinov (2:52 min)
- 1992 Video interview with Peter Ustinov (24:26 min)
"Behind the scenes at Gladiator School" featurette (5:06 min)
”Promotional Material”: (in English)
- Production stills
- Lobby Cards
- Posters/Print ads
- Comic Book
”Sketches by Stanley Kubrick”
1960 documentary "The Hollywood Ten" (14:43 min)
Original Theatrical Trailer (2:44 min)
Storyboards by Saul Bass
IMDB Rating 8.0 DVD-ROM None
Reviewed   MPAA Rating 15
Released - UPC 050582240542
IMDB Link 0054331 Comments Added 02-Sept-2005


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