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1952 musical Singin’ in the Rain comes to 4K in April

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To celebrate its 70th anniversary, the 1952 classic musical Singin’ in the Rain is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray officially on April 26th via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The film, which was co-directed by Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly, starred Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie ReynoldsJean Hagen, Millard Mitchel, and Cyd Charisse.

UPDATE:  The tech specs include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.37:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range.  The audio here includes a remastered DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio lossless surround mix and a restored Mono DTS-HD 2.0 Master Audio lossless mix.

The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning it will include its Blu-ray Disc counterpart.  A digital code (copy) of the film will be included.  Also, there’s not yet a 4K UHD Blu-ray preorder listing available over at Amazon, so stay tuned for an update on that soon.

The bonus materials set to be included with this 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray “combo pack” release are listed below.

  • Commentary by Debbie Reynold, Donald O’Connor, Cyd Charisse, Kathleen Freeman, Stanley Donen, Betty Camden, Adolph Green, Bad Lurhmann and Rudy Behlmer.
  • Singin’ in the Rain: Raining on a New Generation Documentary
  • Theatrical Trailer

Further below, after the break, you can find the full details about this 4K home video release of the film.

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“Arabesque” with Gregory Peck comes to Blu-ray in June

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The 1966 film Arabesque starring Gregory Peck and Sophia Loren is set to be coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 4th via Universal, according to an early alert to retailers. The film, directed by Stanley Donen, co-stars Alan Badel, Kieron Moore, and Carl Duering. The tech specs and bonus materials (if any) for the release have not yet been detailed but stay tuned for a later update. The Blu-ray is now available to pre-order over at Amazon.