West Side Story (US BD) in November

Fox and MGM Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition on 15th November 2011. Based on the hit Broadway musical of the same name, West Side Story sets the ageless story of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950’s New York.

West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition will be available in a Limited Edition 4-Disc Boxed Set featuring 2 disc Blu-ray, newly-restored DVD, Tribute CD and collectible memorabilia, as well as a 2-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray.

Features include:

  • 1080P 2.20:1 Widescreen
  • English 7.1 DTS-HD MA
  • Spanish DD2.0
  • French and German 5.1 DTS Surround
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Dutch, Portuguese, German, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Chinese (Mandarin)
  • ALL-NEW: Pow! The Dances of West Side Story - cast members, contemporary filmmakers, dancers and choreographers analyze and illuminate the film’s famous dance sequences.
    • Prologue
    • Dance At the Gym
    • Tony and Maria’s Cha Cha
    • America
    • The Rumble
    • Maria’s Roof Dance
    • Cool
  • ALL-NEW: A Place for Us: West Side Story’s Legacy – a look back at the iconic film and the impact it has had all over the world
    • Creation and Innovation
    • A Timeless Vision
  • Song Specific Commentary by Lyricist Stephen Sondheim
    • Prologue
    • The Jet Song
    • Something’s Coming
    • Dance At the Gym
    • Maria
    • America
    • Tonight
    • Gee, Officer Krupke
    • I Feel Pretty
    • One Hand, One Heart
    • Quintet
    • Somewhere
    • Cool
    • A Boy Like That / I Have A Love
  • Music Machine –allows viewers to go straight to their favorite musical numbers
  • West Side Memories
  • Storyboard to Film Comparison Montage
  • Trailers
    • Original Theatrical Trailer
    • Original Issue Trailer
    • Reissue Trailer
    • Animated Trailer

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