Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory: 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition Due On October 4, 2011

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.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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