'The Who: Kilburn 1977' Coming to Blu-ray

Posted Thu Jul 31, 2008 at 08:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
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Image Entertainment has announced a November Blu-ray release for the classic concert film 'The Who: Kilburn 1977.'

Capturing the band's return to the London stage after a year-long hiatus, 'Kilburn 1977' features legendary live performances of such classics as 'Behind Blue Eyes,' 'My Generation' and 'Baba O'Riley.'

Image Entertainment will release 'Kilburn 1977' on November 18, day-and-date with the standard DVD.

Tech specs include 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video (1.78:1) and audio options in English DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo.

Extras include a performance by The Who at the Coliseum in 1969 -- a never-before-seen full length concert with the first complete live performance of "Tommy." This extra concert is comprised of unrestored footage from the original 16mm films with all the inherent technical problems included. Sound specs include English DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, and Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo. Also included is a trailer for The Who At Kilburn 1977

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $29.98.

You'll find specs for 'The Who: Kilburn 1977' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under November 18.

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