Showing posts with label 1938 movies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1938 movies. Show all posts

Saturday, 7 February 2015

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley, and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Claude Rains.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2003
101m 50s

Commentary by film historian Rudy Behlmer
All-new 65th anniversary transfer from restored picture and audio elements
Warner Night at the Movies, 1938 introduced by Leonard Maltin including trailers
newsreel, musical short subject and cartoon "Katnip Kollege"
Errol Flynn trailer gallery
New documentary, Welcome to Sherwood (2003)
Outtakes and the studio's annual year-end blooper reel
"Robin Hood Through the Ages" featurette
"A Journey to Sherwood Forest" travelog
Documentary Glorious Technicolor (1998)
Shorts: "Cavalcade of Archery" (1946) and "The Cruise of the Zaca" (1952)
Galleries: Historical art, costume design, concept drawings, cast/crew photos, & publicity
Audio only: "The Robin Hood Radio Show" and Korngold piano session
Cartoons: "Rabbit Hood" and "Robin Hood Daffy"

The Dawn Patrol (1938)

Directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone and David Niven.

DVD bought in 2007
102m 32s

Warner Night at the Movies 1938:
Vintage newsreel,
musical shorts "The Prisoner of Swing" and "Romance Road,"
classic cartoon "What Price Porky?"

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Directed by Michael Curtiz and starring James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart and Ann Sheridan.

DVD bought in 2005
93m 20s
Part of the 'James Cagney Collection'

Leonard Maltin Hosts Warner Night at the Movies 1938, with newsreel,
musical short "Out Where the Stars Begin,"
cartoon "Porky and Daffy,"
theatrical trailers
New featurette: "Angels with Dirty Faces: Whaddya Hear? Whaddya Say?"
Audio-only bonus: radio production with film's two stars

Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Directed by Howard Hawks and starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2005 

Commentary by Director/Writer Peter Bogdanovich
Howard Hawks Movie Trailer Gallery
Two Revealing Documentaries-
Cary Grant: A Class Apart
Howard Hawks: The Men Who Made the Movies
Comedy Short - Campus Cinderella
Cartoon - A Star Is Hatched

The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Pual Lukas and Dame May Whitty.

2-disc Criterion DVD bought in 2008
Blu-ray bought in 2015


Criterion DVD extras -

Audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder
Crook's Tour (1941) feature length movie starring Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne (80mins)
Excerpts from Fran├žois Truffaut's 1962 interview with Alfred Hitchcock (10mins)
Mystery Train - video essay (33mins)
Behind-the-Scenes photos and Promotional Art
Liner notes booklet with essays by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and Hitchcock scholar Charles Barr