Doctor Who #156: The Movie (Special Edition) (2-DVD)

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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 26 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: BBC Warner
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Disc 1:
    • Audio commentary 1 by director Geoffrey Sax
    • Audio commentary 2 by actors Paull McGann (Doctor 8) and Sylvester McCoy (Doctor 7), moderated by Nicholas Briggs
    • The Seven Year Hitch - a look back at the long quest to return Doctor Who to the screen
    • The Doctor's Strange Love - how fans learned to love Doctor Who the movie
    • Photo gallery
    • Music tracks
    • PDF materials
    • Disc 2:
    • Behind the scenes
    • Electronic press kit - short documentary and interview segments from 1996
    • Philip Segal's tour of the Tardis
    • Alternate takes
    • Who Peter 1989-2009 second part of the documentary on the relationship with Blue Peter and Doctor Who
    • VFX tests june 1994
    • VFX march 1996
    • The Wilderness Years how Doctor Who was kept alive between 1989 and 1996
    • Stripped for Action - The Eighth Doctor
    • Tomorrow's Times - The Eighth Doctor contemporary press coverage
    • BBC trailers
  • Special Edition
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
    • Subtitles - English

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Product Description:

Coproduced by the BBC and America's Fox Network, the two-hour movie DOCTOR WHO was an attempt to revive the phenomenally popular science-fiction series which orginally ran from 1963 to 1989. Sylvester McCoy, the last of seven actors to play the Doctor, here repeats his familiar role--albeit briefly, inasmuch as he is shot by a San Francisco street-gang member on the eve of the 21st century. Rushed to a hospital, the Doctor undergoes his eighth regeneration, whereupon Paul McGann takes over the role. Now the Doctor must do battle with his longtime foe The Master to prevent the latter from harnessing the Time Lords' "Eye of Harmony" for his own nefarious purposes. Only one problem: The Doctor is suffering from amnesia, and has no idea who he is or what he is supposed to do. Written by Matthew Jacobs, DOCTOR WHO first aired in America on May 14, 1996, and in England thirteen days later. Unfortunately, the pilot did not result in a full-scale DOCTOR WHO revival.

Plot Keywords:

Adventure | Science-Fiction | Television / TV Series | Time Travel

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  • Sales Rank: 100,794
  • UPC: 883929169870
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