Showing posts with label 1948 movies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1948 movies. Show all posts

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt and Bruce Bennett.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2004

Steelbook Blu-ray bought in 2014

 Steelbook Blu-ray


• Commentary by Eric Lax
• Introduction by Leonard Maltin
• Warner Night at the Movies -
• Newsreel
• So You Want to be a Detective
• Hot Cross Bunny 91948 Looney Toons Short)
• John Huston: The Man, The Movies, The Maverick (128mins)
• Discovering Treasure: The Story of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (50mins)
• 8 Ball Bunny (1950 Looney Toons Short)
• April 18, 1949 Lux Radio Theater Brodcast

Red River (1948)

Directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Walter Brennan, Joanne Dru and John Ireland.

DVD bought in 2005

Blu-ray bought in 2014
Eureka - Masters of Cinema Series
132m 42s


New high-definition 1080p presentation
Original theatrical trailer
Exclusive lengthy video conversation about Red River and Howard Hawks by critic Dan Sallitt
A booklet featuring the words of Howard Hawks, notes on the two versions and rare imagery.

The Three Musketeers (1948)

Directed by George Sidney and starring Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, Van Heflin, Gig Young, Robert Coote, June Allyson, Angela Lansbury and Vincent Price.

DVD bought in 2007
125m 40s

Vintage FitzPatrick Traveltalk Short Looking at London
Classic Cartoon: What Price Fleadom
Audio-Only Bonus: Radio Promo
Theatrical Trailer

Hamlet (1948)

Directed by Laurence Olivier and starring Laurence Olivier, Basil Sydney, Eileen Herlie, Jean Simmons and Felix Aylmer.

Blu-ray bought in 2014
153m 33s

Promotional Material
Stills Gallery
Theatrical Trailer

The Red Shoes (1948)

Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, starring Moira Shearer, Marius Goring and Anton Walbrook.

Blu-ray Restoration Edition bought in 2014
135m 14s

A Profile of The Red Shoes
Ballet of The Red Shoes - the ballet in stills
Cannes 2009:  Martin Scorsese
Canners 2009: Thelma Schoonmaker
Photo galleries
Promotional Material

The Paleface (1948) + Son of Paleface (1952)

The Paleface (1948). Directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Bob Hope, Jane Russell and Robert Armstrong. 90m 46s

Son of Paleface (1952). Directed by Frank Tashlin and starring Bob Hope, Jane Russell and Roy Rogers. 94m 37s

DVDs bought in 2007

Entertaining the Troops
Command Performance 1945
"Buttons & Bows" Sing Along
Photograph Gallery
Theatrical Trailer
Production Notes

The Pirate (1948)

Directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Judy Garland, Gene Kelly and Walter Slezak.

DVD bought in 2009
97m 28s

• Commentary by historian John Fricke
• Featurette: The Pirate: A Musical Treasure Chest
• Vintage Pete Smith short - 'You Can't Win'
• Tom and Jerry Cartoon - 'Cat Fish'in'
• "Mack the Black" stereo remix version
• Audio-only bonuses
• Promotional radio interviews with Gene Kelly and Judy Garland
• Theatrical trailer

Easter Parade (1948)

Directed by Charles Walters and starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford and Ann Miller.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2005

Blu-ray bought in 2015
103m 22s


DVD extras - 

Audio commentary by Fred Astaire's daughter Ava Astaire McKenzie and 
Judy Garland biographer John Fricke
Judy Garland Trailer Gallery:
Easter Parade: On The Avenue (34mins)
American Masters: Judy Garland – By Myself (116mins)
Mr. Monotony - outtake musical number
Theatrical trailer
Radio promo
Screen Guild Playhouse radio production of "Easter Parade", featuring the film's stars (54mins)

The Abbott and Costello Collection

8 movies 4 discs DVD box set bought in 2011

Movies included in the set - 

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949)
Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)
Abbott and Costell Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Cops (1955)