Posted Mon Mar 2, 2015 at 01:00 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The classic starring Greta Garbo will arrive on Blu-ray in May.
In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Bros. is preparing 'Ninotchka' for Blu-ray on May 19.
Garbo Talks! proclaimed ads when silent star Greta Garbo debuted in talkies. Nine years and 12 classic screen dramas later, the gifted movie legend was ready for another change. Garbo Laughs! cheered the publicity for her first comedy, a frothy tale of a dour Russian envoy sublimating her womanhood for Soviet brotherhood until she falls for a suave Parisian man-about-town (Melvyn Douglas). Working from a cleverly barbed script written in part by Billy Wilder, director Ernst Lubitsch knew better than anyone how to marry refinement with sublime wit. "At least twice a day the most dignified human being is ridiculous," he explained about his acclaimed Lubitsch Touch. That's how we see Garbo's lovestruck Ninotchka: serenly dignified yet endearingly ridiculous. Garbo laughs. So will you.
Specs, supplements, and a suggested list price have not been detailed yet.
You can find the latest specs for 'Ninotchka' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 19.
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