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The Fugitive: The Most Wanted Edition Complete Series Arrives on DVD October 23

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All Four Seasons Of The Critically-Acclaimed Series Are Brilliantly Captured
In A Collectible 33-Disc DVD Box Set, Arriving October 23

Special Collection Includes Bonus Disc Packed with Special Features
and a Soundtrack Album CD Featuring Score From the Series
by Composer Pete Rugolo

David Janssen - The FugitiveOne of the most influential drama series in television history, The Fugitive: The Most Wanted Edition, arrives on DVD October 23 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution. Starring David Janssen, Barry Morse, Bill Raisch and narrated by acclaimed actor William Conrad, the classic Emmy®-winning* series remains one of the most popular and beloved adventure series of the 1960s.

CBS Home Entertainment has transferred all four seasons of The Fugitive from the original film negatives and audio, creating a beautifully presented archival version of this classic series. Spanning 32 discs, this definitive DVD box set is housed in a striking collectible package and features a bonus disc full of special features as well as a Soundtrack Album CD featuring musical score from the series by composer Pete Rugolo.

Inspiring many films and television shows since its debut, The Fugitive original TV series is a suspenseful crime drama that centers on Dr. Richard Kimble (Janssen), wrongly accused of murdering his wife. The series opens with Kimble escaping custody while en route to Death Row and follows him as he struggles to stay one step ahead of the police and Lt. Philip Gerard (Morse), who is obsessed with his capture. Kimble must constantly relocate and hide his true identity while he continues his quest to find the real killer, a one-armed man (Raisch) he saw leave the scene of the crime.

Special features on the bonus disc include:

  • An Extended Version Of The Pilot Episode “Fear In A Desert City,” With Commentary By Walter Grauman, Produced By Chris Soldo
  • David Janssen On The Mike Douglas Show (10/28/1976)
  • Promo With David Janssen
  • Fugitive Around The World
  • Series Promo
  • Finale Episode Epilog
  • Joey Bishop Interview With David Janssen (8/29/1967) (audio clip)
  • “Memories Of A Maestro: Composer Dominic Frontiere”
  • “The Sound Of The Chase” featurette about the music of THE FUGITIVE
  • Dinah Shore Show Skit With David Janssen And George Gobel (10/17/1964)
  • Spotlight On Barry Morse
  • “Merely Players” Featuring Barry Morse

The Fugitive: Most Wanted Edition is presented in 4:3 with English Mono and available with English SDH subtitles.

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