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Friday, August 28, 2009

Smithsonian Networks & Infinity Entertainment Group Proudly Present "The Real Story Part 1" On DVD Sept. 29th

Thought you Knew the Whole Story? A Revealing Look at the Country’s Most Notorious & Malevolent Locations

LOS ANGELES — Sept. 1, 2009 — For Immediate Release — From one of history’s most best known and most daring prison escapes to one of America’s most notorious hauntings, Smithsonian Networks investigates in The Real Story Part 1, landing on DVD Sept. 29 from Infinity Entertainment Group.

Thought you knew the whole story? The Real Story Part 1 breaks myths and challenges convention with first-hand facts, classified files, meticulous recreations and little-known backstories of legendary icons.

Episodes Include:

Escape From Alcatraz — Once the world’s most impregnable prison, yet three prisoners achieved the impossible and escaped … never to be found. Features interviews with a fellow inmate, prison wardens, and the FBI agents who tried to track them down.

The Amityville Horror — A new look at the cold-blooded 1974 New York case of the DeFeo family, shot and killed by their eldest son in the quiet village of Amityville. Terrorizing eye-witness accounts, extraordinary archival footage and psychological drama explore the facts and reveal new evidence.

The Real Story Part 1 is presented in letterbox with an aspect ratio of 4 x 3 and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound or 2.0 Stereo. Special features include subtitling for the deaf and hearing impaired.

About Smithsonian Networks
Smithsonian Networks (SN) is a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create new channels to showcase scientific, cultural and historical programming based largely upon the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum complex. Smithsonian Channel features original documentaries, short-subject explorations and innovative and groundbreaking programs highlighting America’s historical, cultural and scientific heritage. Visit Smithsonian Networks on the Internet at

About Infinity Entertainment Group
Infinity Entertainment Group, headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., is a multi-service home entertainment retail distributor specializing in independent films, television programming, special-interest, documentaries, anime and music. Clients include Smithsonian Networks, iN DEMAND Networks, Falcon Picture Group, Bandai Entertainment, Roxbury Entertainment, SJ2 Entertainment and Retromedia. Hit titles include the iconic Route 66 television series, now available on DVD for the first time, and Spike Jones: The Legend. The company was launched in 2006 and is a division of Infinity Resources, Inc., a privately-held, multi-channel marketing and service enterprise with general offices based in suburban Chicago, Ill.

The Real Story Part 1
Infinity Entertainment Group
Genre: Documentary
Rated: TV-PG
Format: DVD Only
Running Time: Approx. 92 Minutes
Suggested Retail Price: $14.98
Pre-Order Date: August 25, 2009
Street Date: September 29, 2009
Catalog #: IEG2157
UPC Code: #617742215793

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