'North by Northwest: 50th Anniversary Edition' Coming to Blu-ray

Posted Tue Jul 21, 2009 at 06:00 AM PDT by

The first Hitchcock film to hit high-definition will be receiving the digibook treatment later this year.

Warner will be bringing 'North by Northwest: 50th Anniversary Edition' to high-definition on November 3.

The classic film has been meticulously restored and remastered especially for this occasion with Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging scanning the original VistaVision production elements in 8K resolution.

Specs haven't been detailed yet, but supplements will include: Screenwriter commentary, Music only track, Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2003 TCM Documentary), Destination Hitchcock: The Making of North by Northwest, Photo gallery, and Trailer gallery.

The release will also include two new documentaries: The Master's Touch: Hitchcock's Signature Style and North by Northwest: One for the Ages, and will come inside digibook-style packaging.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $34.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'North by Northwest: 50th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under November 3.

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North by Northwest: 50th Anniversary Edition (Digibook) (Blu-ray)
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