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Monon Bell DVDs are Ready to Ship; Limited Quantities Still Available

December 7, 2007

Also: Order Your Disc Online Here; Game Recap with Video Highlights

Video Link[Download Video: "2007 Monon Memory" - 7808kb]

2007 Monon DVD Cover Front.jpgDecember 7, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The limited edition, commemorative DVD of the thrilling 2007 Monon Bell Classic arrived from the manufacturer today. Orders are now being assembled and will begin shipping Monday morning. A limited number of the discs remain available for $15 (plus $3 per order, regardless of size, for shipping). Place your order here.

"DePauw's allotment of DVDs was 250, and they're essentially all spoken for," says Ken Owen, executive director of media relations at DePauw and 1982 graduate of the University, who oversees the DVD project and authors the disc. "However, our colleagues at Wabash have offered to provide us with some of their product once we run out and, of course, assuming they, too, haven't sold out. The bottom line is that this is a hot seller and may not be available for very long."Monon Winner BG 2007.jpg

The 2007 disc is the seventh Monon platter DePauw and Wabash have collaborated on. Wabash's Jim Amidon again created the artwork for the disc jacket and the DVD itself. Photos by Amidon and DePauw's Matt Bowen are featured on the packaging (the front cover of the DVD is seen in the top photo) and are seen in a photo gallery on the disc, as well as on the menus, which Bowen created.

The DVD has more than four hours of content, including every play of the 2007 game as televised by HDNet, 69 "Monon Memories" of past battles in the series that have been created to date, photo galleries featuring both this year's game and vintage images from the past (with more than 340 images in total), halftime spots from the two colleges, and the recently updated music video for the Ballad of the Monon Bell. Video Link[Download Video: "Ballad of the Monon Bell - 2007 Version" - 10,419kb] Audio Link [Download Audio: "Ballad of the Monon Bell - Stereo" - 2514kb] The game is presented on the DVD in anamorphic widescreen/16x9.End 2007 Monon Celebrate Field.jpg

The first six Monon Bell DVDs -- covering the games from 2001 through 2006 -- can still be purchased for a special price of $10 (supplies of the 2002 game are very limited).

To order a 2007 Monon Bell DVD (UPC# 700261231983), and to get copies of previous year's DVDs, click here.

Access DePauw's Monon Bell Web page here. A complete roster of "Monon Memories" -- video highlights of past classics -- can be found here.

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