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Trailer for 1945 WWII classic THE STORY OF G I Joe and Release Deatils!!!


Calling all movie history buffs and WWII film enthusiasts! Ignite Films, the company behind the critically acclaimed 4K restoration of "Invaders From Mars," is set to release a stunning new restoration of another cinematic gem: William A. Wellman's 1945 classic, "The Story of G.I. Joe."

This exciting announcement comes with a special treat – the unveiling of a reconstructed 1945 trailer for the film. This piece of movie history, meticulously restored from a severely damaged nitrate original provided by the Library of Congress, has never been seen online before.

The 2024 enhanced restoration, led by film restoration supervisor Greg Kimble, promises to breathe new life into this powerful WWII drama.  Starring Robert Mitchum and Burgess Meredith, "The Story of G.I. Joe" follows the story of Ernie Pyle, a beloved war correspondent known as "America's GI Joe." The film delves into the realities of war through Pyle's eyes, showcasing the courage and sacrifices of everyday soldiers.

Mark your calendars! The Ignite Films 2024 enhanced restoration of "The Story of G.I. Joe" will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on July 25, 2024.  The release boasts a full audio restoration by John Polito of Audio Mechanics, ensuring a truly immersive cinematic experience.

Don't miss your chance to own a piece of movie history! Pre-orders for the Blu-ray and DVD are now open at Act fast – the first 250 pre-orders will receive a LIMITED EDITION, numbered 16"x20" poster featuring the film's cover art, absolutely free!

This is a release you won't want to miss. Ignite Films is dedicated to preserving cinematic treasures, and their work on "The Story of G.I. Joe" promises to be a must-have for any film collector or history buff.

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