Saturday, 28 February 2015

Goldfinger (1964)

Directed by Guy Hamilton and starring Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe, Shirley Eaton and Harold Sakata.

Special Edition DVD bought in 2000

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2006

Blu-ray bought in 2012
Part of the 'James Bond Collection'

2-disc  DVD

Audio commentary by director Guy Hamilton and actors Sean Connery, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell, Michael Mellinger and Honor Blackman, moderated by author of "The Incredible World of 007" Lee Pfeiffer
Audio commentary by stuntman George Leech, optical effects supervisor Cliff Culley, stuntman and Connery double Alf Joint, draughtsman Peter Lamont, composer John Barry and crew members Joe Fitt and Burt Luxford, moderated by Ian Fleming Foundation's John Cork
Declassified: MI6 Vault
007 Mission Control
Mission Dossier" featurettes
The Making of Goldfinger (26mins)
The Goldfinger Phenomenon (29mins)
Ministry of Propaganda
Theatrical Trailers
Image Database picture slideshows

Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)

Directed by Byron Haskin and starring Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin and Adam West.

DVD bought in 2007
109m 50s
Criterion Collection

Audio commentary by screenwriter Ib Melchoir, production designer Al Nozaki film historian Robert Skotak actors Paul Mantee and Victor Lundin and excerpts of an interview with Byron Haskin
Destination: Mars (20mins)
music video by actor Victor Lundin
Theatrical trailer
Under the Surface" still gallery (212 pages)
Script Excerpts in PDF format
12-page booklet featuring Life on Mars" an essay by Michael Lennick

First Men in the Moon (1964)

Directed by Nathan Juran and starring Edward Judd, Martha Hyer and Lionel Jeffries.

DVD bought in 2002
98m 50s

The Harryhausen Chronicles (51mins)
This is Dynamation
Photo gallery
Theatrical trailer

Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster (1964)

Directed by Ishiro Honda and starring Yosuke Natsuki. Yuriko Hoshi, Hiroshi Koizumi 
and Akiko Wakabayashi.

DVD bought in 2007

Includes both Japanese and US versions of the film.
Audio Commentary by David Kalat
Original Japanese Trailer
Eiji Tsuburaya Biography
Poster Slide Show
Image Gallery

Godzilla vs The Thing (1964)

Also known as Mothra vs Godzilla.

Directed by Ishiro Honda and starring Akira Takarada and Yuriko Hoshi.

DVD bought in 2013
88m 37s

Includes both Japanese and US versions of the film
Audio Commentary with authors Ed Godziszewski and Steve Ryfle
Japanese Trailer
Still Gallery Slide Show
Tribute to Akira Ifukube (13 mins)

The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

Directed by Roger Corman and starring Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher, David Weston, 
Nigel Green and Patrick Magee.

DVD bought in 2003

Midnite Movies Double Feature DVD also includes -

The Premature Burial (1962) directed by Roger Corman and starring Ray Milland. 81mins.

DVD extras -

Roger Corman interview
Theatrical Trailer

A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Directed by Richard Lester and starring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison 
and Ringo Starr.

2-disc Collector's Edition DVD bought in 2007
84m 15s

Things They Said Today... (35mins)
Their Production Will Be Second To None (Interviews)
With The Beatles (Interviews)
Working Like A Dog... (Interviews)
Busy Working Overtime... (Interviews)
Listen To The Music Playing In Your Head...
Such A Clean Old Man!
I've Lost My Little Girl...
Taking Testimonal Pictures...
Dressed To The Hilt...
Dealing With 'The Men From The Press'...
They And I Have Memories...
Hitting The Big Time In The USA

Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden,
Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, Peter Bull and James Earl Jones.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2005

Blu-ray bought in 2011
94m 45s


Blu-ray extras -

Inside Dr. Strangelove (46mins)
No Fighting in the War Room (30mins)
Interview with Robert McNamara (24mins)
Best Sellers (18mins)
The Art of Stanley Kubrick (14mins)
Split-Screen" interviews with Peter Sellers and George C. Scott
The Cold War" interactive bonus view feature

The Disorderly Orderly (1964)

Directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Jerry Lewis, Susan Oliver, Kathleen Freeman and 
Glenda Farrell.

DVD bought in 2004
89m 03s

Theatrical Trailer

My Fair Lady (1964)

Directed by George Cukor and starring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway,
Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper and Jeremy Brett.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2004

Audio Commentary with Gene Allen, Robert Harris, James Katz and Marni Nixon
More Loverly Than Ever: The Making of My Fair Lady - Then and Now (58mins)
1963 Production Kickoff Dinner (23mins)
Audrey Hepburn Vocals: "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?", "Show Me"
The Fairest Fair Lady" featurette
L.A. Premiere Footage" featurette
Rex Harrison's Golden Globe Acceptance Speech
Documents and Publicity
Theatrical Trailers

Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Directed by George Sidney and starring Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret and Cesare Danova.

Deluxe Edition DVD bought in 2009
81m 25s

Audio commentary by music journalist Steve Pond
Kingdom: Elvis in Vegas -featurette
Theatrical trailer

Roustabout (1964)

Directed by John Rich and starring Elvis Presley, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Freeman and Leif Erickson

DVD bought in 2004

Theatrical Trailer