Ladder 49 Fires Up on DVD March 8


Touchstone Home Entertainment has announced a March 8, 2005 DVD release date for the gripping, action-drama Ladder 49.

Starring Academy Award nominees Joaquin Phoenix and John Travolta, Ladder 49 is an incredible story about extraordinary heroes emerging out of ordinary lives, and about what happens when a courageous unit of firefighters is faced with saving one of their own. Filled with true to life fire rescue scenes, Ladder 49 is a thrilling account of a hero-in-the-making, and a tribute to the everyday sacrifices of firefighters.

DVD bonus materials for Ladder 49 include: deleted scenes; “Everyday Heroes” featuring real stories from real firefighters; a “The Making of Ladder 49” featurette; “Shine Your Light” music video performed by Robbie Robertson; and audio commentary from Director Jay Russell and Editor Bud Smith. This DVD also features the Enhanced Home Theater Mix, a dynamic audio-sensory experience, designed specifically for your home theater system.