'Singin' in the Rain: 60th Anniversary' Blu-rays Dated

Posted Fri Jul 6, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The classic musical will be released in a regular and Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray in less than two weeks!

As previously reported, Warner Brothers is preparing a special 'Singin' in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition' for Blu-ray and now the date has been set for July 17.

America’s beloved musical gem, starring Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor, celebrates its 60th Anniversary on Blu-ray for the very first time with an all new 3-Disc Blu-ray & DVD Ultimate Collector’s Edition. The sensational limited and numbered 3-Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition will feature the film both on Blu-ray and DVD, and includes an all new hi-definition documentary, and special collectible memorabilia.

Specs have yet to be revealed for the 3-disc set, but supplements will include: Commentary by Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse, Kathleen Freeman, Stanley Donen,Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Baz Luhrmann, and Rudy Behlmer; "Singin' in the Rain: Raining on a New Generation” All New Documentary; "Great Performances: Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM” (1996 PBS Documentary); "What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of Singin' in the Rain"; "You Are My Lucky Star" Outtake; Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed Film Excerpts (A collection of 12 film clips from earlier movies that originally carried the Freed/Brown songs.); 26xScoring Stage Session Cues; Stills Gallery; and a Trailer.

The discs come packaged in an individually numbered box with 48 page hard cover production book with never-before-seen memos and photos; a custom full-size umbrella (40” diameter, consumer value $29.99); and theatrical poster reproductions.

For those uninterested in all of the swag, a standard 'Singin' in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Edition' will also be available on the same date.

Suggested list price for the regular Blu-ray is $19.98 and the Ultimate Collector's Edition is $84.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Singin' in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Edition' and 'Singin' in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under July 17.

See what people are saying about this story in our forums area, or check out other recent discussions.

Tags: Warner Brothers, Disc Announcements (all tags)