Showing posts with label 1952 movies. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1952 movies. Show all posts

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds and Jean Hagen.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought by 2002

3-disc 60th Anniversary Blu-ray bought in 2012
102m 48s


Blu-ray extras -

Audio Commentary featuring Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse, Kathleen Freeman, Stanley Donen, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Baz Luhrmann and Rudy Behlmer
Singin' in the Rain: Raining on a New Generation: (51 minutes)
Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM (86 minutes)
Excerpts from Features Where the Songs Originated (50 minutes)
What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of Singin' in the Rain (36 minutes)
You Are My Lucky Star Outtake (4 minutes)
Scoring Sessions (76 minutes)
Theatrical Trailer

Monkey Business (1952)

Directed by Howard Hawks and starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn and Marilyn Monroe.

DVD bought in 2008
Part of the 'Marilyn Monroe Collection'

Restoration Comparison
Theatrical Trailer

High Noon (1952)

Directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Lloyd Bridges and Katy Jurado.

DVD bought in 2007
84m 42s

The Making of High Noon, hosted by film historian Leonard Maltin
Theatrical Trailer

Ivanhoe (1952)

Directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine and George Sanders.

DVD bought in 2005

Tome & Jerry cartoon: The Two Mouseketeers
Swashbuckler Trailer Gallery

Saturday, 7 February 2015

The Prisoner of Zenda 1937-1952

The Prisoner of Zenda (1937) directed by John Cromwell and starring Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Raymond Massey and David Niven. 101mins

The Prisoner of Zenda (1952) directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, James Mason and Louis Calhern. 101mins

DVD bought in 2007

Pete Smith specialty short Penny Wisdom
Cartoon The Wayward Pups
Audio-only bonus: Lux Radio Theater Adaptation with Ronald Colman
Fitzpatrick Traveltalk short Land of the Taj Mahal,
Oscar-winning cartoon Johann Mouse
1952 theatrical trailer