Celebrate 40 years of the classic story of one young woman’s passion to achieve her dreams with MAHOGANY The Couture Edition arriving on DVD May 5, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Academy Award® nominee and legendary musical artist Diana Ross stars as a secretary who becomes a high fashion model and world famous designer in this captivating and dramatic tale directed by Motown legend Berry Gordy. MAHOGANY was Ross’ follow up to her acclaimed film debut in the Billie Holiday biopic Lady Sings The Blues, for which she earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
This dramatic love story filmed in Chicago and Rome also stars Billy Dee Williams, her electric co-star in Lady Sings The Blues, as the Chicago politician who falls in love with her. Anthony Perkins is at his best portraying a malevolent fashion photographer who masterminds, then tries to sabotage Mahogany’s career. The film received an Oscar® nomination for Best Music, Original Song for “Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To?),” which also became a #1 hit.
MAHOGANY The Couture Edition DVD sports eye-catching, retro packaging and celebrates the film’s indelible influence on fashion with collectible fashion prints of design sketches and many of the iconic and groundbreaking looks worn by Diana Ross in the film (available for a limited time only). The DVD also includes a photo gallery of images of the fashions showcased in the film. The DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of just $14.99.