Posted Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 01:40 PM PDT by Tom Landy
The classic musical looks to be getting the royal Blu-ray treatment in 2012!
In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Brothers is preparing a special 'Singin' in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition' for Blu-ray sometime in 2012.
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.
Suggested list price for the set is $84.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Singin' in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under PENDING.
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