Warner Bros. has announced details surrounding the release of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory: 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition. The children’s classic, which has already seen a Blu-ray and Blu-ray digibook release, will be get another edition on October 4th to commemorate the film’s 1971 release. This set will include two Blu-ray discs for the film and special features and a DVD version.
Collectible materials housed in the double-wide box will include a 144-page book featuring color photos and notes, a Wonka Bar pencil tin with scented pencils and eraser and a Wonka Bar box with archival production letters. Purchasing the set also gives the buyer a chance to win a trip for two to Los Angeles.
The Ultimate Collector’s Edition brings over special features from previous releases and adds a couple new ones. These include:
– Mel Stuart’s Wonkavision
– A World of Pure Imagination
– Pure Imagination: The Story of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
– Commentary by the Wonka Kids
– Four sing-along songs
– Vintage featurette
– Theatrical trailer
Warner has listed Willa Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition with a SRP of $64.99.