Paramount’s 4K double feature: Oscar winner “My Fair Lady” & J.J. Abrams’ “Super 8” – May 25

Updated: 14 hours ago


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JUST BEFORE Memorial Day weekend, Paramount Home Entertainment will give 4K lovers a double-feature with Academy Award winner “My Fair Lady” and J.J. Abrams’ coming-of-age sci-fi adventure “Super 8.”


Both films have recently been remastered with “My Fair Lady” getting an 8K scan of the large format Super Panavision 70. “Super 8” and its varying camera formats from 35mm to digital, no details were provided if it’s sourced from a 4K master or just remastered of the original 2K master.


“My Fair Lady” - the beloved adaptation of the Broadway stage hit stars, Audrey Hepburn, as Eliza Doolittle, a sassy, working-class London street vendor, and Rex Harrison as the elitist Professor Higgins, who attempts to turn Eliza into a sophisticated lady through proper tutoring. But, when the humble flower girl blossoms into the toast of London society, her teacher may have a lesson or two to learn himself.


“Super 8” - tells the story of six friends who witness a train wreck while making a Super 8 movie, only to discover that something unimaginable escaped during the crash. They soon discover that the only thing more mysterious than what it is is what it wants.



SPECS:


“My Fair Lady”

Video: 2.20:1 aspect ratio - 8K scan of the Super Panavision 70 film stock. No details on the HDR toning

Audio: English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD


“Super 8”

Video: 2.39:1 aspect ratio - No details with HDR toning or source master

Audio: No details, but Dolby Atmos will more likely be provided.


“Super 8” Steelbook version





EXTRAS:


“My Fair Lady”


Blu-ray

All bonus features are carried over from previous editions

More Loverly Than Ever: The Making of My Fair Lady Then & Now


1963 Production Kick-Off Dinner

Los Angeles Premiere 10/28/1964

British Premiere

George Cukor Directs Baroness Bina Rothschild

Rex Harrison Radio Interview


Production Tests

Lighting

Wilfred Hyde White make-up

Rain/set

Covent Garden lighting test

Alt. Higgins/Pickering screen test

Alternate Audrey Hepburn Vocals

Show Me

Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?

Galleries


Comments on a Lady

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Martin Scorsese


Theatrical Featurettes

Story of a Lady

Design for a Lady

The Fairest Fair Lady


Trailers

Theatrical Reissue: Poster Illustration

Theatrical Reissue: Poster Illustration Reserved Seats Trailer

Theatrical Reissue: Poster Illustration Awards

Theatrical Reissue


Awards

Rex Harrison BFI Honor

Rex Harrison Golden Globe Acceptance Speech

Academy Awards Ceremony Highlights 4/5/65




“Super 8”


4K disc

Commentary by J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, and Larry Fong

The Dream Behind Super 8 (HD)

The Search for New Faces (HD)

Meet Joel Courtney (HD)

Rediscovering Steel Town (HD)

The Visitor Lives (HD)

Scoring Super 8 (HD)

Do You Believe in Magic? (HD)

The 8mm Revolution (HD)

Easter Eggs (HD)

Deconstructing the Train Crash (HD)

Deleted Scenes (HD)

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