Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Duel in the Sun (1946)

Directed by King Vidor and starring Jennifer Jones, Gregory Peck, Joseph Cotten and Lionel Barrymore.

DVD bought in 2003

 Roadshow Edition with Prelude, Overture and Exit Music
• Coming Soon Trailer
• Coming Soon Teaser
• Popular Tag (1947)
• Widescreen Tag (1954)
• Full Length Trailer
• Photo Gallery
• Biographies
• Text comments from Martin Scorsese and Gregory Peck

My Darling Clementine (1946)

Directed by John Ford and starring Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs and Walter Brennan.

DVD bought in 2005
97mins (103mins)

• Includes theatrical version and alternate pre-release version
• Commentary by Wyatt Earp III (theatrical version only)
• Behind-the-scenes featurette
• Theatrical trailers

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell and Henry Travers.

Blu-ray bought in 2010
130m 50s

Colorized Version
Picture Comparison
Trivia Tracker
Theatrical Trailer

The Princess and the Pirate (1944)

Directed by David Butler and starring Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan, Walter Slezak and Victor McLaglen.

DVD bought in 2005

No extras

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor and Tom Drake.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2004

Blu-ray bought in 2012


Blu-ray extras - 

Introduction by Liza Minnelli
Commentary by John Fricke, Margaret O'Brien and Irving Brecher
Meet Me in St. Louis: The Making of an American Classic
Hollywood: The Dream Factory
Becoming Attractions: Judy Garland
Meet Me in St. Louis 1966 TV Pilot
Short - Bubbles
Short - Skip to My Lou
Audio Vault

Henry V (1944)

Directed by Laurence Olivier and starring Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks and Renee Asherson.

Blu-ray bought in 2014
130m 54s

• Commentary
• Stills Galleries (Restored Production/Actor's Portraits/Advertising Stills)
• Original color and HD comparison images
• Theatrical Trailer

The Three Caballeros (1944)

Produced by Walt Disney and directed by Norman Ferguson.

DVD bought in 2006
68m 41s


Bonus Cartoon - Don's Fountain of Youth
Bonus Cartoon - Pueblo Pluto

Victory Through Air Power (1943)

Produced by Walt Disney and directed by Perce Pearce.

Walt Disney Treasures - On the Front Lines
2-disc DVD bought in 2004

Extras include - 

Introduction by Film Historian Leonard Maltin
Disc One:
Shorts: Donald Gets Drafted, The Army Mascot, Private Pluto, Fall Out; Fall In, The Old Army Game, Home Defense, How to be a Sailor, Commando Duck, The Vanishing Private, Sky Trooper, Victory Vehicles, Der Fuehrer's Face, Education for Death, Reason and Emotion, Thrifty Pig, Seven Wise Dwarfs, Donald's Decision, All Together, The New Spirit, The Spirit of '43, Food Will Win the War, Out of the Frying Pan and into the Firing Line, The Grain that Built a Hemisphere, Defense Against Invasion, Cleanliness Brings Health, What is Disease?, Planning for Good Eating, Chicken Little and the Winged Scourge

Disc Two:
Shorts: Four Methods of Flush Riveting, Stop that Tank, Training Film Montage
Full-Length Feature: "Victory Through Air Power"
On the Set of "Victory through Air Power"
Production Art Galleries

Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Henry Travers and Macdonald Carey.

Blu-ray bought in 2014
107m 50s

Beyond Doubt:: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film
Production Drawings
Production Photographs
Theatrical Trailer

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Directed by Michael Curtiz and starring James Cagney, Joan Leslie and Walter Huston.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2004
125m 30s

Extras include - 

Commentary with Film Historian Rudy Behlmer:
Warner Night at the Movies -
Patriotic Short Subject - Beyond the Line of Duty
Let Freedom Sing!: The Story of Yankee Doodle Dandy (105m)
John Travolta Remembers James Cagney
You, John Jones (Wartime Short starring Cagney)
"James Cagney: Top of the World" documentary
Cartoon - Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid
Cartoon - Yankee Doodle Bugs
Cartoon - Yankee Doodle Daffy
Theatrical Trailer

Sullivan's Travels (1942)

Directed by Preston Sturges and starring Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake and Robert Warwick.

Arrow Films Special Edition Blu-ray bought in 2014
90m 46s

New high definition digital transfer of the film by Universal Pictures
Uncompressed Mono 2.0 PCM Audio
Audio commentary by filmmaker and Python Terry Jones
Preston Sturges: The Rise and Fall of an American Dreamer
Kevin Jackson on Sullivan s Travels
The Preston Sturges Stock Company
Safeguarding Military Information: a Sturges-scripted propaganda short
Theatrical Trailer
Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jay Shaw
Booklet featuring new writing on the film by screwball comedy expert Peter Swaab

Saboteur (1942)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger and Norman Lloyd.

Blu-ray bought in 2014
108m 48s

'Saboteur': A Closer Look
Production Photographs
Storyboards: The Statue of Liberty Sequence
Alfred Hitchcock's Sketches
Theatrical Trailer

The Tracy & Hepburn Collection

4-disc 4-film 'Spencer Tracy - Katharine Hepburn' 
DVD Collection bought in 2013

Films included in the set - 

Woman of the Year (1942)
Keeper of the Flame (1942)
Adam's Rib (1949)
Pat and Mike (1952)