MGM Outlines 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Blu-ray Specs

Posted Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 08:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

MGM/Fox have unveiled final specs for 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,' which arrives on Blu-ray this May with a six-shooter's worth of retrospective features.

As previously reported, the studio announced a May 12 Blu-ray debut for the Sergio Leone-Clint Eastwood classic, but was short on any tech or supplement specs.

Final details are now in, with the film receiving a BD-50 dual-layer presentation with 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and a DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround track.

Extras include a pair of audio commentaries (with film historian Richard Schickel, and Christopher Frayling), multiple featurettes ("Leone's West," "The Leone Style," "The Man Who Lost the Civil War," "Reconstructing 'The Good, The Bad and the Ugly'" and the two-part "IL Maestro: Ennio Morricone and 'The Good, The Bad and the Ugly'"), deleted scenes, theatrical trailers, and four "hidden" easter eggs.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $29.99.

You'll find final specs for 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 12.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Blu-ray)
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