Warner Announces 'Gigi' for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Jan 6, 2009 at 06:00 AM PST by Peter Bracke

Warner has confirmed its latest classic release for high-def, bringing the musical favorite 'Gigi' to Blu-ray in late-March.

Previously released as a lavish two-disc DVD last year, Warner will bring the Leslie Caron classic to Blu-ray on March 31 as a special edition loaded with extras.

Comparable to the standard DVD, bonus features include audio commentary with Caron and film historian Jeanine Basinger, the "Thank Heaven! The Making of Gigi" documentary, a pair of vintage shorts ("The Million Dollar Nickel ," "The Vanishing Duck" and the theatrical trailer.

Included on a second disc is a complete alternate version of the film, the 1949 non-musical interpretation starring Daniele Delorme and directed by Jacqueline Audry.

There are no final tech specs as of yet, but we'll keep you posted.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.98.

You'll find the latest specs for 'Gigi' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 31.

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Gigi (Blu-ray)
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