20th Century Fox & Excel release The Sound of Music on DVD & Blu- Ray

MUMBAI: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment & Excel Home Entertainment releases The Sound of Music on DVD and for the first time on Blu-Ray with the launch of a 45th Anniversary Edition Gift Set which includes two Blu-Ray discs and a DVD with other memorabilia.

The 1965 Academy Award winner starred Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and was  directed by Robert Wise. This film was the final musical written by well-known American songwriting duo, Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein.

The movie has won several accolades with 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture. The cast album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. It spent 161 weeks in the Billboard Magazine Top 40. It also became the highest grossing film of all time in December 1965.

The Sound of Music 45th Anniversary Edition Gift set includes: 100-Page My Favorite Things scrapbook , snapshots from Salzburg, reproduction of the original 1965 souvenir program and My Favorite Things Music Box with letter of authenticity.

While the 2-Disc Edition Blu-Ray Features: Making Music: A Journey in Images , Where Was It filmed? , music machine sing-along , commentary by Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Charmian Carr, Dee Dee Wood and Johannes von Trapp , commentary by Robert Wise,the songs , the show , the family , the restoration , vintage programs: The Sound Of Music , vintage programs: Rodgers and Hammerstein ,audio interviews – Rare Treasures , screen tests – Galleries – Trailers and Teasers.

The Sound of Music 45th Anniversary Edition DVD Features: The Sound of Music Tour – A Living Story , play film with Sing-along ,Music Machine (with Sing-Along).

The Sound of Music Anniversary Edition Gift Set, Blu-Ray & DVD are priced at Rs. 2,999, Rs. 1,299 and Rs. 499 respectively.