Showing posts with label 1941 movies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1941 movies. Show all posts

Monday, 9 February 2015

Dumbo (1941)

Produced by Walt Disney and directed by Ben Sharpsteen. 64mins

70th Anniversary 2-disc Blu-ray bought in 2010

60th Anniversay DVD bought in 2004


Blu-ray extras - 

• All-New Digital Restoration
• Disney View -- Expanded Viewing Experience
• Cine-Explore Experience
• Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scene
• Never-Before-Heard Deleted Song
• Taking Flight: The Making Of Dumbo
• The Magic Of DUMBO: A Ride Of Passage
• Audio Commentary
• Celebrating DUMBO -- Featurette
• Art Galleries
• Animated Short "The Flying Mouse"
• Animated Short "Elmer Elephant"

They Died With Their Boots On (1941)

Directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy and Anthony Quinn.

DVD bought in 2005
Part of the 'Errol Flynn Collection'

Leonard Maltin Hosts Warner Night at the Movies -
Soldiers in White military short,
A Tale of Two Kitties cartoon,
New featurette: They Died with Their Boots on: To Hell or Glory

The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)

Directed by William Dieterle and starring Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, James Craig, Anne Shirley and Jane Darwell.

DVD bought in 2009
Eureka- Masters of Cinema series
106m 17s

'Here is a Man' - preview version comparison
60 page booklet with archival imagery and an essay by Professor Tony Williams

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet.

2-disc 3-film Special Edition DVD bought in 2007
100m 23s


2 Previous Movie Versions of the Dashiell Hammett caper:
The Maltese Falcon (1931) with Bebe Daniels and Recardo Cortez
Satan Met a Lady (1936) with Bette Davis and Warren William

Commentary by Bogart biographer Eric Lax
Warner Night at the Movies
vintage newsreel,
Technicolor musical short The Gay Parisian,
classic cartoons Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt and Meet John Doughboy
New Documentary "The Maltese Falcon: One Magnificent Bird"
The Trailers of Humphrey Bogart
Breakdowns of 1941: Studio Blooper Reel
Audio-only bonus: 3 radio show adaptations of The Maltese Falcon

Citizen Kane (1941)

Directed by Orson Welles and starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead and Everett Sloane.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2003

Digitally Remastered Blu-ray bought in 2015
119m 18s


Blu-ray extras -

Anatomy of a Classic: a 50-minute feature presented by Barry Norman
Audio Commentary by Film Historian Ken Barnes
The original film budget
The original 1938 radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds
Welles' 1945 commerical recording of Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince
The Restoration of Citizen Kane (Blu-ray exclusive)

The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)

Directed by William Keighley and starring James Cagney, Bette Davis and Stuart Erwin.

DVD bought in 2013
91m 30s
Part of the 'James Cagney Collection'

Warner Night at the Movies -
Vintage newsreel,
musical shorts "Carnival of Rhythm" and the Oscar-nominated "Forty Boys and a Song,"
classic cartoons "Porky's Pooch" and the Oscar-nominated "Rhapsody in Rivets"
Theatrical trailer

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932-1941)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932) directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Fredric March and Miriam Hopkins. 96mins

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) directed by Victor Fleming and starring Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman and Lana Turner. 113mins

DVD bought in 2004

• Audio Commentary by Greg Mank
• Bugs Bunny: Hyde and Hare (6:48)
• 1941 Theatrical Trailer (3:34)