The Sound of Music remastered for Blu-ray & DVD

The Sound of Music, Blu-ray box shot

The Sound of Musicclocks up its 45th birthday this year, and to celebrate the event 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment are soon to release remastered versions of the film on Blu-ray.

It’s a 3-disc pack, with two Blu-ray discs and one DVD, and it’s due in stores on 20 April, 2011.

The three discs contain the following material:

Disc 1 – Blu-ray

  • Feature film re-mastered in 1080p Hi-Def with 7.1 DTS-HD sound
  • Your Favourite 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-A-Long
  • Audio commentary by Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and director Robert Wise

Disc 2 – Blu-ray

  • 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

Disc 3 – DVD

  • Feature film in standard definition, with newly re-mastered picture and sound
  • Optional Sing-Along Track
  • Music Machine Sing-Along
  • The Sound of Music Tour – A Living Story