'Psycho' Gets Special Edition Re-release   

July 7, 2008 No word on whether it will make its way to Blu-Ray yet, but Alfred Hitchcock's original "Psycho" (review here) -- the grandfather of all modern horror movies -- is hitting DVD in a two-disc special edition loaded with special features. It's about time!



Here are the specs of the release, which will hit stores in time for Halloween: October 7. Universal, which is distributing it along with new special editions of "Vertigo" and "Rear Window," was late to join the Blu-Ray bandwagon so it isn't clear how long it will take for it finally to hit high-def.

Disc 1 (Side A)

Feature Commentary with Stephen Rebello (author of "Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho")
Newsreel Footage: The Release of Psycho
The Shower Scene
The Shower Scene: Storyboards by Saul Bass
The Psycho Archives
Posters and Psycho Ads
Lobby Cards
Behind-the-Scenes Photographs
Production Photographs
Production Notes
Theatrical Trailer
Re-Release Trailers

Disc 2 (Side A): Bonus Disc

The Making of Psycho
In the Master's Shadow: Hitchcock's Legacy
Hitchcock / Truffaut Interview Excerpts
Alfred Hitchcock Presents "Lamb to the Slaughter"

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