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Infinity Entertainment Group has acquired DVD distribution rights to the library of celebrity broadcaster and journalist Rona Barrett. "Rona Barrett's Hollywood: Nothing but the Truth" will be released Oct. 28. One dollar from each DVD sold will be donated to the Rona Barrett Foundation for the Elderly Poor, which helps seniors unable to afford or obtain assisted-living care.
TO THE 'LIMITS'
"The Outer Limits" will get the complete-series treatment in the fall from MGM Home Entertainment. The studio is releasing all 49 episodes of the sci-fi series that aired from 1963-65 in a box set Oct. 21, the series' 45th anniversary.
CASH FOR CHRISTMAS
Shout! Factory has cut a deal with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to distribute on DVD a collection of Johnny Cash TV Christmas specials that haven't been seen for 30 years. "The Johnny Cash Christmas Specials 1976-1979" features such guests as Roy Orbison, Roy Clark, Merle Travis, Tony Orlando and Billy Graham. The set arrives Oct. 7.
Fox on Nov. 4 will reissue "Alvin and the Chipmunks" — the top-selling DVD of the year so far — in a special holiday gift set. The new two-disc edition will feature an hour of new bonus materials and a digital copy for laptops, iPods and portable media devices.