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The Complete James Dean Collection — James Dean came and went in the blink of an eye, but Warner Bros. is milking his brief career in a yearlong 50th-anniversary celebration. This trio of two-disc sets has all three of the films in which Dean starred in quick succession before his death in a car crash in September 1955.

The John Steinbeck adaptation East of Eden, appearing for the first time on DVD, stars Dean as a defiant youth competing with his brother for the attentions of their callous dad. Rebel Without a Cause stars Dean and Natalie Wood in one of Hollywood’s classic tales of disenfranchised youth. Giant co-stars Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson in an epic soap opera about a Texas oil clan. Each film is accompanied by commentary from critics and people associated with the movies. DVD boxed set, $69.92; two-disc sets, $26.99 each. (Warner Bros.)

The Essential Steve McQueen Collection — Six of Mr. Cool’s flicks are collected in this seven-disc set. The package is anchored by a new two-disc release of Bullitt, with McQueen as a cop tracking the shooters of a key witness and racing through one of cinema’s most elaborate car chases. The other five films include The Cincinnati Kid, Never So Few, Tom Horn, Papillon and The Getaway. DVD boxed set, $68.92; Bullitt two-disc set, $26.99; single DVDs, $19.97 each. (Warner Bros.)

Boogeyman — This horror mini-hit lands in the middle of the pack of Hollywood’s recent surge of fright flicks. Produced by Spider-Man overseer Sam Raimi, the movie stars Barry Watson as a man haunted by childhood memories — or delusions — of the boogeyman, the creature that chowed down on his dad when he was 8 years old. The DVD includes an alternate ending and deleted scenes, plus a making-of featurette and background on the movie’s visual effects. DVD, $28.95. (Sony)

Moonlighting: Seasons One and Two — Bruce Willis leaped to stardom and Cybill Shepherd made her comeback with the 1980s screwball series about a model who loses all her assets except a second-rate detective agency, where she partners up with a wisenheimer private eye. The six-disc set has 23 episodes, plus cast and crew commentary and interviews. DVD set, $49.98. (Lions Gate)

The Dukes of Hazzard: The Complete Third Season — The rowdy Duke boys (Tom Wopat and John Schneider), bombshell cousin Daisy (Catherine Bach) and the rest of their Southern kin and kindred continue to foil the schemes of greedy Boss Hogg (Sorrell Booke). DVD set, $39.98. (Warner Bros.)

The Edward R. Murrow Collection — The pioneer of American broadcasting is profiled in a four-disc package featuring such Murrow proteges as Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather and Mike Wallace. The discs include a portrait of Murrow narrated by Charles Kuralt, a best-of program examining Murrow’s See It Now TV series, an exploration of the newsman’s challenges to the Joseph McCarthy communist witch hunt and the TV documentary Harvest of Shame, in which Murrow chronicled exploitation of migrant farm workers. DVD set, $59.95. (A&E)

The Rifleman: Boxed Set Collection 4 — Chuck Connors dishes out family values at the point of a gun as a widower raising his young son to do right in the Old West. DVD set, $49.98. (MPI)

This Is Your Life: Volume 1 — Ralph Edwards’ long-running biography series begins its DVD afterlife with a three-disc set containing 18 episodes. Celebrities such as Johnny Cash, Bette Davis and Milton Berle are the subjects of surprise reunions with people from their past. DVD set, $49.99. (R2 Entertainment)

The Presidents — From the original George W., President Washington, through the current President Bush, the lives and accomplishments of the 43 commanders-in-chief are explored in a three-disc set featuring the series that aired on the History Channel. DVD set, $49.95. (A&E)

The Parent Trap; Get a Clue — Lindsay Lohan made her feature-film debut in the 1998 remake about identical twin girls who scheme to reunite their divorced parents (Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson). Debuting on DVD is the TV comedy Get a Clue, starring Lohan as a teen queen trying her hand as an investigative reporter for the school paper. DVDs, $19.99 each. (Disney)

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