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The Sound of Music 45th AE (R1/US BD) in November

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of The Sound of Music 45th Anniversary Edition on 2nd November 2010. Starring Oscar winner Julie Andrews in one of her most memorable roles, the film adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical follows Maria, a spirited young woman who leaves a convent and becomes a governess to seven unruly children. Her charm and songs soon win the hearts of the children and their father but when Nazi Germany unites with Austria, Maria is forced to attempt a daring escape with her new family.

Meticulously Restored and Re-mastered , The Sound Of Music 45th Anniversary Edition is presented with new 7.1 audio and offers BD-LIVE: Live Lookup ™ Powered by IMDb®; Your Favorite Things: An Interactive Celebration featuring a Sing-A-Long, behind-the-scenes images, trivia and a location quiz; A City of Song with a virtual map of filming locations and interactive tour of the movie’s locale of Salzburg, Austria; vintage programs including a hilarious send-up of The Sound of Music from Carol Burnett and Julie Andrews herself; an enchanting interview with the real Maria von Trapp on The Julie Andrews Hour; and, for the very first time in home entertainment format, a spectacular full-length documentary, Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of American Music, hosted by Mary Martin; and much more.

The Sound of Music is available in 3-Disc Blu-ray and DVD Combo Packs ($34.99 SRP each, choice of DVD or Blu-ray packaging). For a limited time, The Sound of Music is also available in an individually numbered Limited Collector’s Set packaged in a keepsake box and featuring a 100-page “My Favorite Things” scrapbook, a 45th Anniversary Soundtrack, a reproduction of the original 1965 souvenir program, an exclusive hand-painted “My Favorite Things” music box and more. SRP on the LE Gift Set is $89.99.

Full details follow…

Limited Edition Collector’s Set

  • 2-Disc Blu-ray with all extras as detailed below
  • Standard Definition DVD
  • 45th Anniversary Soundtrack
  • 100-Page “My Favorite Things” scrapbook
  • Snapshots from Salzburg
  • Reproduction of the original 1965 Souvenir program
  • Exclusive “My Favorite Things” Music Box with letter of authenticity

Blu-ray Details: Blu-ray Disc 1:
  • Feature Film Remastered in 1080p Hi-Def with 7.1 DTS-HD Sound
  • 2.20:1 1080P Widescreen
  • English 7.1 DTS-HD MA & 4.0 Dolby Surround
  • Spanish DD5.1 and French 5.1 DTS
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Your Favorite Things: An Interactive Celebration — All-New Immersive Viewing Experience with Behind-the-Scenes Images, On-Screen Lyrics, Trivia Track and Location Quiz
  • Music Machine Sing-Along
  • Audio Commentaries with Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Director Robert Wise
  • BD-LIVE**: Live Lookup™ Powered by IMDb®

Blu-ray Disc 2:
  • Musical Stages: Creating The Sound of Music — All-New Interactive “Backlot Tour” with In-Depth Featurettes on the Songs, the Stage Show & Movie, the Film and Sound Restoration and the Real-Life von Trapp Family
  • A City of Song — Virtual Map of Filming Locations in Salzburg, Austria
  • Vintage Rodgers & Hammerstein and The Sound of Music Programs
  • Screen Tests, Rare Treasures, Interviews, Photo Galleries & More!

DVD Disc:
  • Feature Film In Standard Definition
    • Newly Remastered Picture and Sound
    • Optional Sing-Along Track
  • Music Machine Sing-Along
  • The Sound of Music Tour – A Living Story

BD/DVD Combo Pack Specs
  • BD features all the bonus materials listed above
  • Standard DVD



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