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The same label goes the subaqueous sci-fi route with Fantastic Voyage (1966), The Neptune Factor (1973) and Irwin Allen’s 1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (two-disc, $19.98 each), all equipped with copious bonus material.

Fox likewise adds a pair of classic comedies, Jack Benny in Charley’s Aunt (1941) and Don Ameche and the Ritz Brothers in 1939’s The Three Musketeers ($19.98 each).

The ‘A’ list

Three recent genre films bow on DVD this week, led by Sony Pictures’ superhero adventure Ghost Rider ($28.95), with Nicolas Cage as the incendiary titular cyclist, and the same label’s werewolf terror tale Blood & Chocolate ($26.95), starring Agnes Bruckner, arriving with commentary and deleted scenes. Hollywood Pictures Home Entertainment unleashes the reality-inspired giant-crocodile chiller Primeval ($27.99), also accompanied by commentary, deleted scenes and featurette.

Elsewhere, Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe and Laura Linney headline in the fact-based espionage case Breach (Universal Studios, $29.98), and North African soldiers fight for France during WW II in Rachid Bouchareb’s acclaimed combat film Days of Glory (IFC Films, $28.95), both bolstered by featurettes and other bonus material.

Phan mail

Dear Phantom: Can’t seem to find the Gary Cooper movie Morocco on DVD.

— Sam Landers, via e-mail

That 1930 film is included as part of Marlene Dietrich — The Glamour Collection (Universal Studios, $26.98), available via and other online sources.

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