Posted Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
The classic 1963 musical comedy directed by George Sidney is getting the Blu-ray treatment in August.
In an early announcement to retailers, Twilight Time has revealed 'Bye-Bye Birdie' for Blu-ray on August 14.
The film starring Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret (in her Golden Globe-nominated role) and Janet Leigh was nominated for two Oscars: Best Sound (Charles Rice), and Best Music/Scoring of Music (Johnny Green).
The Blu-ray will be limited to 3000 units and will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include an isolated song and music effects track and the original theatrical trailer.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.95 which can be pre ordered here.
You can find the latest specs for 'Bye-Bye Birdie' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 14.
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