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The Rodgers & Hammerstein Blu-ray Collection brings Six Classic Musicals to Hi-Def this May…

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Fox Home Entertainment Insiders Blogger of the MonthSongwriters Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II created some of the most iconic musicals in history, and on May 6, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will release The Rodgers & Hammerstein Blu-ray Collection as an Amazon Exclusive. The set includes THE SOUND OF MUSIC, OKLAHOMA!, THE KING AND I, SOUTH PACIFIC, STATE FAIR and CAROUSEL. Being a musical household, I’m looking forward to experiencing these again with my girls. Actually, these seems like a good time to share the video of my daughter Addie (then, just 2 1/2) singing “Do A Deer (Do Re Mi)” from THE SOUND OF MUSIC while in the hospital awaiting the arrival of her baby sister back in 2012…

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img1The set features brand new 4K digital restorations of The King and I and Carousel, the only two films made in CinemaScope55, and Oklahoma! meticulously restored in 4K from 8K scans of 65mm Todd-AO film elements in its original road show version at the unusual original frame rate of 30 frames per second.

Bonus materials include a Sing-A-Long version of The King and I for die-hard musical theatre lovers and more than an hour of behind-the-scenes features for Oklahoma!.

Fox will release Oklahoma! and The King and I in stand-alone Blu-ray and DVD combo packs October 7 in commemoration of their 60th anniversaries in 2015 and 2016 respectively. 

Pre-order the new set from Amazon.

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