Posted Wed Dec 28, 2016 at 06:00 AM PST by Steven Cohen
The classic romance flick will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Blu-ray in February.
In an early announcement to retailers, Lionsgate is preparing 'Dirty Dancing: 30th Anniversary Edition' for Blu-ray on February 7. In addition, a special Collector's Edition will also be available for purchase.
The timeless classic now available in a special 30th Anniversary edition featuring never-before-seen interview footage and new featurettes. In the summer of 1963, innocent 17-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) vacations with her parents at a Catskills resort. One evening, she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music, and there she meets Johnny (Patrick Swayze), the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. She soon becomes Johnny's pupil in dance and love.
Specs have not been detailed yet, but supplements will include:
- NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN Happy Birthday, DIRTY DANCING
- NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN Patrick Swayze: In His Own Words
- NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN Patrick Swayze Uncut
- NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN Eleanor Bergstein Thoughts On A Lifetime Of DIRTY DANCING
- Outtakes/ deleted/ alternate/ extended scenes
- Music Videos
- The DIRTY DANCING Phenomenon
- The Rhythm Of The Dancing
- Original Screen Tests
- Cast & Crew Interviews (Jennifer Grey, Eleanor Bergstein, Miranda Garrison, Kenny Ortega)
- Commentary with Writer/ Co-Producer Eleanor Bergstein
- Commentary with Kenny Ortega, Miranda Garrison, Jeff Jur, Hilary Rosenfeld and David Chapman
In addition, the Collector's Edition release will also include limited & numbered collectible packaging along with Exclusive Memorabilia:
- Kellerman's cottage room key chain for Baby's room
- ''I carried a watermelon'' wristlet wallet
- Compact mirror
- 108-page shooting script with written notes and a letter signed by Eleanor Bergstein (writer)
- Vintage Kellerman resort postcards
- Kellerman resort brochure / map
- ''Do Not Disturb'' door sign
- Dance step cards
- Original theatrical mini one-sheet
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $14.99. Suggested list price for the Collector's Edition is $64.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Dirty Dancing: 30th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under February 7.
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