'Twilight Zone: Season 5 (1963)' Blu-ray Dated and Detailed

Posted Fri May 6, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT by

You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension: a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas; you've just crossed over into the Twilight Zone.

In an early announcement to retailers, Image Entertainment is preparing 'Twilight Zone: Season 5 (1963)' for Blu-ray on August 30.

The 5-disc set will contain all of the episodes in the final season in 1080p with an uncompressed mono soundtrack, and supplements will include: Archive Audio Commentaries with Bill Mumy ("In Praise of Pip"), Mickey Rooney ("The Last Night of a Jockey"), June Foray ("Living Doll"), Mariette Hartley ("The Long Morrow"), Marc Scott Zicree ("Number 12 Looks Just Like You"), Alan Sues ("The Masks") and Martin Landau ("The Jeopardy Room"); Video Interviews with Richard Matheson, George Clayton Johnson, Earl Hamner, Bill Mumy, June Foray, Carolyn Kearney, Michael Forest, Nancy Malone and Terry Becker; Isolated Music Scores featuring the legendary Bernard Herrmann, Van Cleave and Rene Garriguenc; Netherlands Sales Pitch; Excerpt from Rod Serling's Sherwood Oaks Experimental College Lecture; Alfred Hitchcock Promo; Rare George Clayton Johnson Home Movies; "Next Week..." Promos with Rod Serling; and Twilight Zone Season 5 Billboards.

Blu-ray exclusives include: Twenty New Audio Commentaries, featuring "The Twilight Zone Companion" author Marc Scott Zicree, author/film historian Gary Gerani (Fantastic Television), Twilight Zone directors Ted Post, Richard Donner and Robert Butler, writer Earl Hamner, actors George Takei and Peter Mark Richman, author/historian Martin Grams Jr, authors/historians Jim Benson and Scott Skelton, American Science Fiction Movies of the Fifties author Bill Warren, Sandman writer Neil Gaiman, BSG writer/director Michael Nankin and "Coast to Coast AM" radio host George Noory; Conversations with Rod Serling; Vintage Audio Interview with director of photography George T. Clemens; and Twenty-two Radio Dramas, featuring Louis Gossett, Jr., Adam Baldwin, Peter Mark Richman, Beverly Garland, Adam West, Bill Erwin, Luke Perry, Mariette Hartley, Ed Begley, Jr., Kate Jackson, Mike Starr, Stan Freberg, Jason Alexander, Jane Seymour, James Keach and Karen Black.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $99.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Twilight Zone: Season 5 (1963)' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 30.

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The Twilight Zone: Season 5 (1963) (Blu-ray)
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