SOURCE: Inecom Entertainment Company

August 21, 2006 09:12 ET

Early Interest Strong for "Blood And Oil - The Middle East In World War I"

PITTSBURGH, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 21, 2006 -- Inecom Entertainment Company announced today that "Blood and Oil - The Middle East in World War I" will be on sale at video stores, Internet retailers, educational and institutional distributors and large retail chains on December 5, 2006.

According to Michael Bussler, CEO of Inecom Entertainment Company, "Advance interest from retail sectors seems to be very strong for this production. We were already getting orders from stores before the release date was officially announced."

Written and produced by Marty Callaghan ("Archives of War, Remember Pearl Harbor: America Taken by Surprise"), "Blood and Oil--The Middle East in World War I" examines nine years of military struggle and political intrigue that set the stage for wars, revolts, coups, and Western intervention in the Middle East. The feature-length documentary film follows conflict from the Ottoman Empire's entry into the Great War in October 1914 to the Allied victory and the declaration of the new Turkish Republic in 1923, and the hostilities that have plagued the region since.

Preorders are being accepted at Also on December 5, Inecom will release "World War 1 - American Legacy," which features the stories of Americans like Alan Seeger, Father Duffy, James Reese Europe, Quentin Roosevelt and the Lafayette Escadrille, who served in the Great War and influenced American culture today.

About Inecom Entertainment Company

Inecom Entertainment Company finances and distributes independent films by partnering with innovative producers and enlisting celebrated talent such as Ronald F. Maxwell, Richard Dreyfuss, Keith Carradine and Gene Wilder.

Since 2001, Inecom has released eight feature documentaries and multiple instructional films for USA and international distribution including "EXPO - Magic of the White City" narrated by Gene Wilder, "Gettysburg and Stories of Valor" narrated by Keith Carradine, "Johnstown Flood" narrated by Richard Dreyfuss, and "Horses of Gettysburg" and "Lincoln and Lee at Antietam - The Cost of Freedom" narrated by Ronald F. Maxwell. Inecom's upcoming productions include "Silent Wings - American Glider Pilots of World War II," "The Clara Barton Story," and "Winters of War."

Note to Media

For more information about "Blood and Oil - The Middle East in World War I" or to receive a free press screening copy, press kit or product photographs for any of Inecom Entertainment Company's films, contact Julie Halapchuk at or 1.888.258.5164 or

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