Psycho on Blu-Ray This Fall!

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Celebrating the 50th anniversary

That’s right. Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is making its way to Blu-Ray on October 19 in a restored 50th Anniversary Edition. Naturally, it will boast a new picture and audio transfer. Here’s the breakdown on the special features:

• Feature-length audio commentary with Stephen Rebello (Author of Alfred Hitchcock and the making of Psycho)

• The Making of Psycho: A feature-length documentary on Hitchcock’s most shocking film

• In the Master’s Shadow – Hitchcock’s Legacy: Some of Hollywood’s top filmmakers discuss Hitchcock’s influence and why his movies continue to thrill audiences.

• Hitchcock/Truffaut Interviews: Excerpts from a 1962 audio interview with Alfred Hitchcock.

• Newsreel Footage: The Release of Psycho: Vintage newsreel on the unique policy Alfred Hitchcock insisted upon for the release of the film.

• The Shower Scene: A look at the impact of music on the infamous “shower scene.”

• The Shower Scene: Storyboards by Saul Bass: Original storyboard design.

• Production Notes: Read an essay on the making of the film.

• The Psycho Archives: See the gallery of on-set photo stills from the film’s production.

• Posters and Psycho Ads: See a gallery of original posters and ads from the theatrical campaign.

• Lobby Cards: View a gallery of promotional lobby cards from the film’s theatrical campaign.

• Behind-The-Scenes Photographs: View rare photos showing the cast and crew at work.

• Psycho Sound: A never-before-seen piece that looks at the re-mastering process required to create a 5.1 mix from the original mono elements using Audionamix technology.

• Theatrical Trailer: Watch the original promotional trailer from the film’s theatrical campaign.

• Re-Release Trailers: Watch the promotional trailer created for the re-release of the film.

Robert Galluzzo’s The Psycho Legacy is also do for release on DVD this fall. No doubt about it, Bates is back!

Source: Universal Home Entertainment