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The Help arrives in time for Christmas

By Patrick Luce Nov 21, 2011, 20:52 GMT

In time for the holidays, The Help will arrive on DVD, Blu-ray Combo Pack and On-Demand on December 6th from Walt Disney Studios.

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Kathryn Stockett comes to vivid life through the compelling performances of a phenomenal ensemble cast including Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Bryce Dallas Howard. The Help is a courageous and empowering story about very different and extraordinary women in the 1960s South who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project.
 
The Help Blu-ray Combo Pack provides audiences with the chance to delve deeper into the movie through compelling, never-before-seen bonus features, including “The Making of The Help: ‟ From Friendship To Film,” an intimate look at how the life-changing experiences of close-knit childhood friends director Tate Taylor and novelist Kathryn Stockett led to the creation of the best-selling novel and its transition to the big screen.
 
Additional bonus includes “In Their Own Words: A Tribute To the Maids Of Mississippi,” which is an honest observation of life in the South from real-life maids, including director Tate Taylor’s childhood caretaker, Carol Lee; Deleted Scenes; and nine-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter, Mary J. Blige’s “The Living Proof”, music video from the film’s end titles.
 
Other Exclusive Blu-ray Bonus Features:
Three deleted scenes with introductions by Director Tate Taylor, including “Humiliated,”  “A Book About Jackson” and “Johnny’s Home” (which is a Blu-ray exclusive)
 
DVD Bonus Features include:
Two deleted scenes with introductions by Director Tate Taylor including “A Senator’s Son” and “Keep On Walkin”
“The Living Proof” music video by Mary J. Blige



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