Psycho 50th Anniversary headed for Blu-ray

Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho will be released as a special 50th Anniversary Blu-ray Disc celebrating 50 years since its debut in theaters in 1960. Psycho was nominated for several Oscars including Best Director (Alfred Hitchcock) and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Janet Leigh). The film was named #1 on the AFI’s 100 Years…100 Thrills list, and features the famous “shower scene” and unforgettable character Norman Bates. The Blu-ray disc is a single BD-50 with 1080p resolution and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1. Total run time is 1 hour 49 minutes. Psycho 50th Anniversary (List: $26.98) will hit shelves on Oct. 19 and is currently available to pre-order for $17.99.

Extras on the 50th Anniversary disc include “The Making of Psycho,” “The Shower Scene: Storyboards by Saul Bass,” and “In The Master’s Shadow: Hitchcock’s Legacy” among other added content. (See below for extras.)

Psycho 50th Anniversary special features:

  • The Making of Psycho
  • Psycho Sound
  • In The Master’s Shadow: Hitchcock’s Legacy
  • Hitchcock / Truffaut Interview Excerpts
  • Newsreel Footage: The Release of Psycho
  • The Shower Scene: With and Without Music
  • The Shower Scene: Storyboards by Saul Bass
  • The Psycho Archives
  • Lobby Cards
  • Behind-the-Scenes Photographs
  • Production Photographs
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Re-release Trailers
  • My Scenes
  • Feature Commentary with Stephen Rebello (author of “Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho”)
  • BD Live
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