'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' Blu-ray To Arrive Early

Posted Mon Aug 10, 2009 at 10:00 AM PDT by

Oompa-Loompa do-ba-deeks-durly... Warner releasing 'Willy Wonka' two weeks early.

As previously reported, Warner Brothers will bring the classic 1971 version of 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' starring Gene Wilder to Blu-ray in October, but it will now be released on October 6 (instead of October 20).

The release will feature 1080p/VC-1 video, a Dolby TrueHD 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include a delicious documentary: Pure Imagination: The Story of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, mouth-watering commentary with the Wonka Kids, four scrumptious sing-along songs, tasty vintage featurette, Theatrical trailer, and collectible digibook packaging.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray set is $34.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under its new date of October 6.

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (Blu-ray)
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