Classic Wizard Of Oz Headed To IMAX, See The Lavish Packaging Of 3D Blu-Ray Version

Ahead of tomorrow’s official announcement, USA Today have gone ahead and spilled Warner Bros.’ plans for re-releasing Victor Fleming’s 1938 version The Wizard of Oz later this year, its 75th anniversary.

As well as new DVDs and Blu-rays of the film, which we can expect at the start of October, we’ll also see the film in IMAX screens in September. It isn’t entirely clear if the IMAX version is going to be released in 2D or 3D or both, but it sounds 3D-only to me.

Studio execs hope to come at audiences with an enhanced look at the yellow brick road: namely, digitally enhanced sound and images to bring Dorothy and company into 3-D and IMAX’s colossal format. Warner Bros. quietly remastered the film for months before bringing the reel to IMAX for a test run.

I reported last October that the film was being upconverted to 3D. Amazon are now listing the 4-disc, multiformat reissue at $73.99. Here’s its rather lavish packaging and little bits of bric-a-brac.

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