Friday, 6 February 2015

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Charles Laughton, Clark Gable and Franchot Tone.

DVD bought in 2007
127m 12s

Vintage documentary: Pitcairn Island Today
Academy Awards newsreel
Theatrical Trailer:

China Seas (1935)

Directed by Tay Garnett and starring Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery.

DVD bought in 2013
Part of the 'Clark Gable Collection'

Vintage Fitzpatrick TravelTalk short: "Cherry Blossom Time in Japan"
Musical short: "A Girl's Best Years"
Theatrical trailer

Captain Blood (1935)

Directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone and Lionel Atwill.

DVDs bought in 2005

Captain Blood

The Adventures of Errol Flynn (documentary)

Part of the 'Errol Flynn Signature Collection'


Extras include featurettes and cartoons.

Cleopatra (1934)

Directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Claudette Colbert, Warren William and Henry Wilcoxon.

Steelbook Blu-ray bought in 2014
101m 21s

Commentary by film critic F.X. Feeney
Cecil B. DeMille: Hollywood's Epic Director
Claudette Colbert: Queen of Silver Screen
Forbidden Film: The Production Code Era
40 page Booklet - featuring the words of Cecil B. DeMille, rare archival imagery, and more.

The Thin Man Collection

6-film 7-disc Thin Man DVD collection, bought in 2013

Movies included in the set -

The Thin Man (1934)
After the Thin Man (1936)
Another Thin Man (1939)
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
Song of the Thin Man (1947) 

Extras include a documentary, shorts and cartoons.

Dancing Lady (1933)

Directed by Robert Z. Leonard and starring Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Franchot Tone.

DVD bought in 2013
91m 38s
Part of the 'Clark Gable Collection'

Extras include
Vintage musical shorts: 
Planet Nuts with Ted Healy and the Three Stooges, 
Roast Beef & Movies with Curly Howard
Theatrical trailer

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Collection vol.1-2

DVD collection bought in 2013


Movies included in the sets -

Flying Down to Rio (1933)
The Gay Divorcee (1934)
Top Hat (1935)
Roberta (1935)
Follow the Fleet (1936)
Swing Time (1936)
Shall We Dance (1937)
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)

Extras include commentaries, featurettes, shorts and cartoons.

The Busby Berkeley Collection

9-film 10-disc DVD box set bought in 2013

Movies included in the set -

42nd Street (1933)
Gold Diggers of 1933
Footlight Parade (1933)
Dames (1934)
Gold Diggers of 1935
Gold Diggers of 1937
Varsity Show (1937)
Hollywood Hotel (1937)
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)

Extras include commentaries, documentaries shorts and cartoons

42nd Street (1933)

Directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring Warner Baxter, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell and Ginger Rogers.

DVD bought in 2007
89m 15s

Harry Warren: America's foremost composer (9m 09s)
Hollywood Newsreel (8m 57s)
A Trip Through a Hollywood Studio (10m 06s)