HDD Deal of the Week: 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition' Blu-ray $27.99 at Amazon

Posted Sun Jan 8, 2012 at 08:41 AM PST by

You're in for a treat this week! Save nearly sixty percent on the children's musical fantasy starring Gene Wilder at Amazon!

The online retailer is now selling 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition' for $27.99 (57% off suggested retail price).

Gene Wilder stars as Willy Wonka, maker of Everlasting Gobstoppers, Fizzy Lifting Drinks, Three Course Dinner Gum, and other sweet treats in this music-filled fantasy based on Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Join five contest-winning children on a tour of Wonka's magical candy factory, staffed by the mysterious and diminutive Oompa Loompas. With Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum. Includes the songs "The Candy Man," "Oompa-Loompa-Doompa-De-Do," and more.

The 3-disc set features 1080p video, a lossless 5.1 soundtrack, and all of the supplements from the the previous editions including an audio commentary, featurettes, a Sing-Along feature, and a trailer, plus a few new additional items including Mel Stuart's Wonkavision and A World of Pure Imagination.

The discs come packaged in an individually numbered box with a Wonka bar, a pencil case with scented pencils and a scented eraser, the book "Pure Imagination: The Making of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," a Golden Ticket replica, and archival letters.

Click here to enter a world of pure imagination and this offer is available now through January 14th.

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition (Blu-ray)
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