'Some Like It Hot' and 'The Hustler' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 09:30 AM PDT by

Two more Academy Award-winning classics are bound for Blu-ray in May!

In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox has revealed Billy Wilder's 1959 comedy 'Some Like It Hot' (starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) will hit Blu-ray on May 10, and a 50th Anniversary Edition of the 1961 classic 'The Hustler' (featuring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason) will be available a week later on May 17.

'Some Like It Hot' was nominated for six Academy Awards winning Best Costume Design - Black-and-White and is currently ranked #79 in IMDb.com's Top 250 and '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.

There's no word on tech specs or extras as of yet, but each apparently will be a digibook treatment and suggested list price for the Blu-rays is $34.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Some Like It Hot' and 'The Hustler' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under May 10 and May 17 respectively.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Some Like It Hot (1959) (Blu-ray)
The Hustler: 50th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)
Tags: Disc Announcements, 20th Century Fox (all tags)