Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Adds A Newly-Minted Blu-ray Edition Of Yankee Doodle Dandy To Its Oct. 14 Release Calendar

DVD & Blu-ray Release Report, Ralph Tribbey
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has a Blu-ray edition of James Cagney’s 1942 Best Actor Oscar-winning biopic, Yankee Doodle Dandy, lined for release on Oct. 14.

The film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture (losing out to Mrs. Miniver) and Best Director (Michael Curtiz) and in addition to Cagney’s win, the film also captured Oscar gold for Best Sound and Best Music.

Bonus features include commentary from film historian Rudy Behlmer, the documentary titled Let Freedom Sing!: The Story of Yankee Doodle Dandy, the classic Looney Tunes cartoon, Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid, a vintage newsreel from the period and more!

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