The 50th anniversary edition of The Diary of Anne Frank and film’s June 16 Blu-ray debut happen to coincide with Anne’s 80th birthday. Simultaneous celebrations warrant a loaded Blu-ray release, don’t you think?
Fox is ensuring the Blu-ray lives up to the film’s heritage by including all of the previously released DVD bonus features supplemented by seven all-new features overseen by George Stevens Jr. In comparison, the 50th anniversary DVD will only include the new bonus features and legacy commentary track.
- Audio commentary with George Stevens Jr. and Millie Perkins (Anne Frank)
- ALL NEW Introduction: George Stevens Jr. and World War II
- ALL NEW The Making of The Diary of Anne Frank: A Son’s Memories
- ALL NEW The Diary of Anne Frank: Memories from Millie Perkins and Diane Baker (Margot Frank)
- ALL NEW Shelley Winters and The Diary of Anne Frank
- ALL NEW The Score of The Diary of Anne Frank – a look at the legendary composer Alfred Newman
- ALL NEW The Diary of Anne Frank: Correspondence – Letters between George Stevens and his son written during the making of the film
- ALL NEW Fox Legacy with Tom Rothman
- Diary of Anne Frank: Echoes from the Past
- Diary of Anne Frank: Excerpt from “George Stevens: A Filmmaker’s Journey”
- George Stevens Press Conference
- Millie Perkins Screen Test
- Movietone News:
- Millie Perkins, To Be Anne Frank in Film of Diary
- Nobel Peace Prize to Belgian Priest
- Anne Frank Diary Star Readies For Film’s 1st Nights
- Academy Award Highlights
- Millie Perkins Visits the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
- Brilliant Turnout For L.A. Premiere Anne Frank Diary
- Theatrical Trailer
- International Trailer
- Interactive Pressbook Gallery
- Behind-the-scenes Gallery
Tech specs include a 2.35:1 1080p transfer and 5.1 DTS-HD Master audio on a BD-50 single Blu-ray disc.
Click here to pre-order a copy of Anne Frank on Blu-ray for $25.99 at Amazon.com.