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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