Posted Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST by Steven Cohen
Five classic films starring the legendary performer are coming to Blu-ray in May. You can pre-order the movies here.
In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Bros. is preparing 'The Frank Sinatra Collection' for Blu-ray on May 5. The five-film collection will include the previously available 'Guys and Dolls' and 'Ocean's 11,' as well as the Blu-ray debuts of 'Anchors Aweigh,' 'On the Town,' and 'Robin and the 7 Hoods.' The latter three will also be released in separate Blu-ray editions.
'Anchors Aweigh' - Oscar-winners Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra star as two sailors on leave in Hollywood who sneak into a movie studio so they can win an audition for aspiring singer Kathryn Grayson.
Specs have not been detailed yet, but supplements will include: Hanna & Barbera on the Making of "The Worry Song" (from MGM: When the Lion Roars); Football Thrills of 1944 (MGM Short, 1945); Jerky Turkey (MGM Short, 1945); and Trailer.
'On the Town' - Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra star in this fun-filled spectacular musical about three sailors who wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.
Specs have not been detailed yet, but supplements will include: Mr. Whitney Had a Notion (MGM Short, 1949); Doggone Tired (MGM Cartoon, 1949); and Trailer.
'Guys and Dolls' - When Sky Masterson is challenged to take a missionary to Havana, he finds himself falling in love. But will she return his love when she realizes the trip was a ploy?
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD MA 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: The Goldwyn Touch; From Stage to Screen; More Guys and Dolls Stories; Musical Performances; and Trailer.
'Ocean's 11' - The famous "Rat Pack" is never hipper or funnier than in this, the ultimate Las Vegas movie -- quoted, copied and paid homage to in every movie since.
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD MA mono soundtrack, and supplements will include: Audio Commentary with Frank Sinatra Jr. and Angie Dickinson; "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson" Clip, with Guest Host Frank Sinatra; Tropicana Museum Vignette; Vegas Map; Easter Egg; and Two Trailers.
'Robin and the 7 Hoods' - In Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north side.
Specs have not been detailed yet, but supplements will include: Audio Commentary by Frank Sinatra Jr.; What They Did to Robin Hood; Robin Hood Makes Good (WB Cartoon, 1939); Robin Hood Daffy (WB Cartoon, 1958); Rabbit Hood (WB Cartoon, 1949); and Trailer.
Suggested list price for the 5-Film Blu-ray is $69.96.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Frank Sinatra Collection' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 5.
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