'The Hustler' Blu-ray Detailed

Posted Tue Apr 19, 2011 at 02:00 PM PDT by

The Academy Award-winning classic hustling high-definition this May has been fully detailed!

As previously reported, 20th Century Fox has revealed the 50th Anniversary Edition of the 1961 classic 'The Hustler' (featuring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason) for Blu-ray on May 17.

'The Hustler' was nominated for nine Oscars (including Best Actor - Paul Newman, Best Director, and Best Picture) winning Best Cinematography - Black-and-White and Best Art Direction/Set Decoration - Black-and-White and is currently #193 on IMDb.com.

The release will be a Blu-ray digibook and will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include an audio commentary by Paul Newman, Life In The Fast Lane, Swimming With Sharks: The Art of the Hustle, The Hustler: The Inside Story, Milestones In Cinema History, Paul Newman: Hollywood’s Cool Hand, Trick Shot Analysis with Mike Massey, How To Make The Shot with Mike Massey. Never before seen special features include Paul Newman At Fox Documentary, Jackie Gleason: The Big Man Documentary and The Real Hustler: Walter Tevis Documentary.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Hustler' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under May 17.

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The Hustler: 50th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)
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