BOWIE GOLDEN YEARS

1970  •  1971  •  1972  •  1973  •  1974  
1975  •  1976  •  1977  •  1978  •  1979  •  1980

 THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD  •  HUNKY DORY
THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST
AND THE SPIDERS FROM MARS

ALADDIN SANE  •  PIN UPS  •  DIAMOND DOGS
YOUNG AMERICANS  •  STATION TO STATION
LOW  •  HEROES  •  LODGER  •  SCARY MONSTERS
ZIGGY STARDUST THE MOTION PICTURE
THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH  •  THE ELEPHANT MAN

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The Man Who Fell To Earth

Video releases

1984 US VHS

 

1989 VHS (Warner Bros)

 

 

1993 LaserVideoDisc (RCA Columbia)

 

1993 LaserDisc (Criterion)

 

1998 VHS (Warner Bros)

 

VHS

1998 DVD (Fox Lorber)

 

VHS

2002 DVD (StudioCanal)

 

DVD

2003 DVD (Anchor Bay)

 

DVD

2005 DVD (Criterion US)

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Nicolas Roeg, with uncompressed stereo soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition

  • Audio commentary by Roeg and actors David Bowie and Buck Henry

  • New video interview with screenwriter Paul Mayersberg

  • Performance, new video interview with actors Candy Clark and Rip Torn

  • Audio interviews with costume designer May Routh and production designer Brian Eatwell

  • Audio interview from 1984 with author Walter Tevis, conducted by Don Swaim

  • Multiple stills galleries, including Routh’s costume sketches; behind-the-scenes photos; and production and publicity stills, introduced by set photographer David James

  • Gallery of posters from Roeg’s films

  • Trailers

  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

  • A new essay on the film by critic Graham Fuller (DVD and Blu-ray)

  • Walter Tevis’s original novel, reprinted specially for this release, and an appreciation of Tevis by novelist Jack Matthews (DVD only)

  • New cover by Neil Kellerhouse

2007 DVD (StudioCanal)

2007 Special Edition 2-DVD (StudioCanal)
Released January 29

Includes:
• New exclusive interview with Nic Roeg
• Watching The Alien featurette
• Interview with Paul Mayersberg
• TV spots
• DVD-Rom: Downloadable pages from the original theatrical campaign brochure and more

 

2014 Blu-ray (StudioCanal)

 

2017 Blu-ray (StudioCanal)

 

2017 Blu-ray (StudioCanal)

 

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Bowie Golden Years v1.0 created and designed by Roger Griffin 2000
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this page updated June 3, 2021