The Wizard of Oz is going to be getting a special edition DVD treatment. The film was originally released on DVD in October 1999 as a single disc, but will now be available in both a two and three-disc sets. Both versions will include a new digital transfer of the original movie using Warner's proprietary "Ultra-Resolution" technology. The soundtrack has also been remastered. Special features include a new commentary from historian John Fricke; four documentaries, outtakes and deleted scenes, home movies made on the Oz set by composer Harold Arlen, and an "Oz Jukebox" of recording session materials, radio shows and promo spots. The three-disc edition will feature a new documentary about Oz author L. Frank Baum, five pre-1939 "Oz" movies, the earliest of which dates to 1910; and reproductions of the invitation and program for the film's premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The sets will has MSRP's of $26.99 and $39.92 and hit store shelves on October 25th 2005.
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