Posted Fri Aug 19, 2016 at 01:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
Five classic films will be getting the Blu-ray treatment in October.
In an early announcement to retailers, Universal is preparing 'The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Blu-ray Collection' for Blu-ray on October 18.
The Marx Brothers – Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo – are the reigning kings of comedy and remain one of the most iconic comic teams of all time. From their early days on Vaudeville and Broadway through their wildly popular motion pictures, the Marx Brothers kept audiences of all ages laughing out loud with some of the most hilarious routines ever imagined. The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection Restored Edition captures the very best of the comedy team and includes the only five movies to feature all four brothers. Filled with unforgettable comedy sketches, musical numbers, witty dialogue and plenty of gags, this must-own collection includes The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers and their most popular film, Duck Soup.
The 3-disc set will feature a lossless 2.0 soundtrack and supplements include: The Cocoanuts: Feature Commentary with Film Historian Anthony Slide; Animal Crackers: Feature Commentary with Film Historian Jeffrey Vance; Monkey Business: Commentary with Marx Bros. Historian/Author Robert S. Bader and Bill Marx; Horse Feathers: Feature Commentary with Film Critic F.X. Feeney; Duck Soup: Commentary with Film Critic/Historian Leonard Maltin and Marx Bros. Historian/Author Robert S. Bader; and Inside the NBC Vault - Today Show Interviews.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Blu-ray Collection' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under October 18.
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