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The Wizard of Oz 70th AE (R2/UK BD) in November

Warner Home Video have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of The Wizard of Oz 70th Anniversary Edition on 2nd November 2009. Newly remastered and now offering new extras and a sing-along feature, details on the ways you can buy the 70th Anniversary Edition of The Wizard of Oz follow…

Available on 1-Disc DVD (£12.99 RRP), 4-Disc DVD (£19.99 RRP, HMV Exclusive) and 3-Disc Blu-ray (£22.99 RRP), features are outlined below…

Collector’s Edition Sing-Along Version – 3 Discs BLU-RAY Release (2 BDs, 1 DVD Sing-Along)

Blu-ray Disc 1: Main Feature

  • Remastered feature with 5.1 Audio
  • 1080P 1.33:1
  • English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese DD1.0 Mono
  • English HOH, French, German HOH, Italian, Italian HOH, Spanish, Dutch, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish subtitles (Film & Extras except commentary)
  • Commentary by Historian John Fricke including archival interviews of the film's cast and crew
  • Music and Effects Track
  • Original mono Track
  • Sing-Along Audio Feature
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic [1990 TV special]
  • Because of the Wonderful Things it Does: The Legacy of Oz
  • Memories of Oz [2001 TCM documentary]
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Storybook
  • Prettier than ever: The Restoration of Oz
  • We Haven't Really Met Properly"" Supporting Cast Profiles
  • Audio Jukebox Selection
    • Leo Is on the Air Radio Promo
    • Good News of 1939 Radio Show
    • 12/25/1950 Lux Radio Theater Broadcast
  • Another Romance of Celluloid: Electrical Power
  • Calvacade of the Academy Awards Excerpt
  • Texas Contest Winners
  • Off to See the Wizard Excerpts
  • Stills Galleries
  • 6 Trailers
  • Harold Arlen's Home Movies
  • Outtakes and Deleted Scenes
  • It's a Twister! It's a Twister! The Tornado Tests

Blu-ray Disc 2: Extra Features
  • Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Russian (+ 3 others my player reports as numbers)
  • Victor Fleming: Master Craftsman (NEW)
  • L. Frank Baum: The Man Behind the Curtain
  • Celebrating Hollywood’s Biggest Little Stars (NEW)
  • The Dreamer of Oz [1990 TV special] (NEW)
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910 short)
  • His Majesty, The Scarecrow of Oz [1914 feature]
  • The Magic Cloak of Oz [1914 short] (NEW)
  • The Patchwork Girl of Oz [1914] (NEW)
  • The Wizard of Oz [1925 feature]
  • The Wizard of Oz [1933 animated short]

Disc 3: DVD Main Feature & Sing-along

Collector’s Edition Sing-Along Version – 4 Discs DVD Release

Disc 1: Main Feature
  • Re-mastered feature with Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio
  • 1.33:1 Full Screen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English 1.0 (Original Mono Track)
  • German, Polish and Spanish DD1.0
  • Subtitles (Film & Extras except commentary): English, Danish, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
  • Commentary by Historian John Fricke including archival interviews of the film's cast and crew
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Storybook
  • Prettier than ever: The Restoration of Oz
  • We Haven't Really Met Properly - Supporting Cast Profiles
  • Music and Effects Track
  • Sing-Along Track

Disc 2: Extra Features (same as Disc 2 of the 3-Disc 2005 release)
  • Subtitles: English, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic [1990 TV special]
  • Memories of Oz [2001 TCM documentary]
  • The Art of Imagination: A Tribute to Oz
  • Because of the Wonderful Things it Does: The Legacy of Oz
  • Harold Arlen’s Home Movies
  • Outtakes and Deleted Scenes
  • It’s a Twister! It’s a Twister! The Tornado Tests
  • Off to See the Wizard
  • 3 Vault Shorts
  • Audio Jukebox Selections
  • Still Galleries
  • 6 Theatrical Trailers

Disc 3: Extra Features
  • Subtitles: English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
  • Victor Flemming: Master Craftsman
  • L. Frank Baum: The Man Behind the Curtain
  • Hollywood Celebrates its Biggest Little Stars!
  • The Dreamer of Oz 1990 TV Special
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [1910 short]
  • The Wizard of Oz [1933 animated short]

Disc 4: Extra Features
  • Subtitles: Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
  • His Majesty, The Scarecrow of Oz [1914 feature]
  • The Magic Cloak of Oz [1914 short]
  • The Patchwork Girl of Oz [1914]
  • The Wizard of Oz [1925 feature]

Sing-Along Version – 1 DVD Disc Release - Features are the same as Disc 1 of the Collector's Edition.

There is also a Harrods LE which appears to be the 4-Disc in exclusive packaging.




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