‘ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HIGH SCHOOL’ 40TH ANNIVERSARY BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES ANNOUNCED
The Ramones’ movie vehicle “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” turns 40 this year. To commemorate the film’s anniversary, Shout Factory announced a 40th anniversary Blu-ray release with all-new bonus features. The Blu-ray is available for pre-order on Amazon and Shoutfactory.com and will be in stores November 19th. The “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” Blu-ray will feature a new 4K scan of the film using the original camera negative. “Class of ‘79: 40 Years of Rock ‘N’ Roll High School” is a new documentary with interviews including writer/director Allan Arkush, co-writer/director Joe Dante, star P.J. Soles, writers Richard Whitley and Russ Dvonch, cinematographer Dena Cundy, editor Larry Block and more.
The Blu-ray will also include previously released bonus features including four previously recorded audio commentaries, “Back to School: A Retrospective” which included an interview with producer Roger Corman, “Staying After Class” which included Soles and co-stars Vincent Van Patten and Dey Young, an interview Leonard Maltin did with Corman, an interview with Arkush featuring behind-the-scenes stills, audio outtakes from The Roxy performance, original radio and TV ads and the theatrical trailer.