'The Apartment (1960)' Rescheduled for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 12:20 PM PST by

The Best Picture Oscar-winner will finally be available on Blu-ray at the end of the month.

As previously reported, MGM/UA was going to be bringing 'The Apartment (1960)' to Blu-ray on September 13, but now the new date looks to be January 24.

Winner of five 1960 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, 'The Apartment' is legendary director Billy Wilder at his most scathing and satirical best. With audio commentary from film producer and AFI member Bruce Block and two featurettes— including a loving tribute to actor Jack Lemmon—this special Collector’s Edition is your chance to own one of "the finest comedies Hollywood has turned out" (Newsweek)!

C.C. Baxter (Lemmon) knows the way to success in business...it's through the door of his apartment! By providing a perfect hideaway for philandering bosses, the ambitious young employee reaps a series of undeserved promotions. But when Bud lends the key to big boss J.D. Sheldrake (Fred MacMurray), he not only advances his career, but his own love life as well. For Sheldrake's mistress is the lovely Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine), elevator girl and angel of Bud's dreams. Convinced that he is the only man for Fran, Bud must make the most important executive decision of his career: lose the girl...or his job.

Specs and supplements have yet to be revealed, but suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $24.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Apartment (1960)' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's now indexed under January 24.

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The Apartment (1960) (Blu-ray)
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