HOLIDAY INN Blu-Ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 10/7

HOLIDAY INN Blu-Ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 10/7

HOLIDAY INN Blu-Ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 10/7Cherished Christmas movie musical classic HOLIDAY INN is set for its Blu-ray premiere later this year and is now available for pre-order.

The official description of the HOLIDAY INN Blu-ray is as follows: "Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time, Holiday Inn. Featuring the Academy Award winning song, "White Christmas," Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Astaire plays his former partner and rival in love. Follow the two talented pals as they find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady (Marjorie Reynolds). 'Tis the season for one of the most sensational musical comedies of all time! Holiday Inn has been digitally remastered and fully restored to its original glory from high resolution original film elements to look and sound better than ever on HD TV's. The film is best remembered today for introducing the world to "White Christmas" which became the best-selling song of all time. Holiday Inn debuts on Blu-ray on October 7, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment."

Additionally, the Blu-ray + Digital HD with UltraViolet set will include the following:

Blu-ray TM and Digital HD Bonus Features:

  • Color Version: Experience the film like never before with the 2008 color version
  • A Couple of Song and Dance Men: An intimate retrospective of Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire featuring an interview with Ava Astaire-McKenzie
  • All-Singing, All-Dancing: Experience the making of the unforgettable song and dance numbers
  • Coloring a Classic: Learn how the film was color-designed using amazing technology that transformed the black and white classic to color with the help of Jan Mucklestone, personal sketch artist of famed costume designer Edith Head
  • Feature Commentary: Full-length audio commentary with Film Historian Ken Barnes, including Archive Audio Comments from Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire and John Scott Trotter
  • Theatrical Trailer

Pre-order HOLIDAY INN on Amazon here.


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