Showing posts with label 1931 movies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1931 movies. Show all posts

Friday, 6 February 2015

The Public Enemy (1931)

Directed by William A. Wellman and starring James Cagney, Jean Harlow and Joan Blondell.

DVD bought in 2005
Part of the 'James Cagney Collection'

Extras include:
Leonard Maltin Hosts Warner Night at the Movies 1931 with Newsreel, Comedy Short The Eyes Have It, Cartoon Smile, Darn Ya, Smile and 1931 Trailer Gallery
New Featurette Beer and Blood: Enemies of the Public
Commentary by Film Historian Robert Sklar

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Universal Monster Legacy Collections

DVD Collections bought in 2004 and 2008.

Extras include commentaries and documentaries.

Movies contained in the sets -

Dracula (1931)
Dracula (1931) Spanish Version
Frankenstein (1931)
The Mummy (1932)
The Invisible Man (1933)
Werewolf of London (1935)
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Dracula's Daughter (1936)
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
The Mummy's Hand (1940)
The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
The Invisible Woman (1940)
The Wolf Man (1941)
The Invisible Agent (1942)
The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (1943)
Son of Dracula (1943)
The Phantom of the Opera (1943)
The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944)
The Mummy's Ghost (1944)
The Mummy's Curse (1944)
House of Frankenstein (1944)
House of Dracula (1945)
She-Wolf of London (1946)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

M (1931)

Directed by Fritz Lang and starring Peter Lorre and Otto Wernicke.

3-disc Blu-ray bought in 2014
Eureka - Masters of Cinema Series

  • Restored high-definition transfer in the correct 1.19:1 aspect ratio [1080p on Blu-ray]
  • Two audio commentaries: one by German film scholars Anton Kaes and Eric Rentschler; the other featuring film restoration expert Martin Koerber, filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich, historian Torsten Kaiser and excerpts from Bogdanovich s 1965 interviews with Lang
  • The original 1932 British release version of M, presented in its entirety, recently rediscovered, featuring different actors, alternate takes, and Peter Lorre s first performance in English, courtesy of the BFI National Archive [1080p on Blu-ray, 93 mins]
  • Zum Beispiel Fritz Lang, a 1968 documentary by Erwin Leiser with Fritz Lang discussing his career in German cinema [480p, 21 minutes]
  • 48-PAGE BOOKLET including writing by Fritz Lang, historian Robert Fischer, details of a missing scene, behind-the-scenes stills, and production drawings