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Dirty Harry

Two-Disc Special Edition
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 133 (Jul/Aug 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni, Andy Robinson, John Larch & John Vernon

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features are on Disc One of the two-disc DVD set is a feature commentary track by Eastwood Biographer Richard Schickel; the 30-minute Dirty Harry: The Original and seven-minute Dirty Harry's Way featurettes; an Interview Gallery featuring interviews with Patricia Clarkson (two minutes), Joel Cox (four minutes), Clint Eastwood (six minutes), Hal Holbrook (one minute), and Evan Kim (two minutes); and the original theatrical trailers for all five of the Dirty Harry films. On Disc Two there is a 26-minute featurette The Long Shadow Of Dirty Harry and a 1993 58-minute TV special The Man From Malpaso.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 1000024574
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $20.98
(DVD Type): Two-Disc Set: DVD-9 & DVD-5
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 102
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1971
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 06/03/08
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Don Siegel
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Special Notes:
Also available in a 7-disc Ulitmate Collector's Edition Box Set/ Catalogue 1000024579/ MRSP $74.98

Story Synopsis:
Filmed on location in San Francisco, Dirty Harry is a riveting action thriller dedicated to the police officers

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.39:1 DVD shows quite good resolution for a film this old, but it isn

The Dolby