'Grand Prix' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Fri Feb 25, 2011 at 08:30 AM PST by

John Frankenheimer's 1966 Oscar-winning Formula 1 thrill-ride will be speeding to Blu-ray in May.

In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Brothers will be releasing 'Grand Prix' starring James Garner and Eva Marie Saint on Blu-ray on May 24.

The movie was nominated for a trio of Academy Awards and claimed all three (Best Effects/Sound Effects, Best Film Editing, and Best Sound).

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Pushing the Limit: The Making of Grand Prix, Flat Out: Formula One in the Sixties, The Style and Sound of Speed, Brands Hatch: Chasing the Checkered Flag, Grand Prix: Challenge of the Champions, and a theatrical trailer.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Grand Prix' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 24.

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