Paramount apparently plans to bring the 1953 John Farrow directed western “Hondo” starring John Wayne, Geraldine Page and Ward Bond to Blu-ray Disc on June 5th. The title is already available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon with a $22.49 price tag. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Introduction by Leonard Maltin
- Commentary by Leonard Maltin, Western historian Frank Thompson and actor Lee Aaker
- The Making of Hondo
— The Making of Hondo
— Profile: James Edward Grant
— The John Wayne Stock Company: Ward Bond
— Wrap up with Leonard Maltin
From the Batjac Vaults The Apache Photo Gallery Theatrical Trailer
UPDATE: Tech specs for the release include full 1080p Hi-Def video as well as both Dolby TrueHD 5.1 and Dolby TrueHD Mono sound.