Showing posts with label Gene Kelly. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gene Kelly. Show all posts

Monday, 23 March 2015

That's Entertainment (1974)

That's Entertainment! (1974) Directed by Jack Haley Jr. and hosted by Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Bing Crosby, James Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, and Liza Minnelli. 134mins

That's Entertainment II (1976) Directed by Gene Kelly and hosted by Fred Astaire and 
Gene Kelly. 126mins

That's Entertainment III (1994) Directed by Bud Friedgen, Michael J. Sheridan and hosted by   Gene Kelly, June Allyson, Cyd Charisse, Lena Horne, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, and Esther Williams.. 113mins

4-disc DVD Collection bought in 2004

4 hours of featurettes and documentaries on the bonus disc.
Theatrical Trailers

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

It's Always Fair Weather (1955)

Directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen and starring Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Dolores Gray and Michael Kidd.

DVD bought in 2006
101m 18s

It's Always Fair Weather: Going Out On A High Note
3 Outtake Musical Numbers
Two Segments From The MGM Parade Featuring Cyd Charisse and Gene Kelly
2 Classic Cartoons: Deputy Droopy and Good Will To Men
Audio-Only Bonus: "I Thought They'd Never Leave" Outtake
Theatrical Trailer

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

Friday, 13 February 2015

An American in Paris (1951)

Directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Nina Foch and Georges Gu├ętary.

2-disc Special Edition DVD bought in 2009

Blu-ray bought in 2013
113m 32s


Blu-ray extras -

Audio Commentary by director, cast and crew
S' Wonderful -documentary
Gene Kelly - Anatomy of a Dancer
Paris on Parade
Tex Avery cartoon: Symphony in Slang
Musical outtake: Love Walked In
Audio Outtakes
Radio Interviews
Theatrical Trailer

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

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

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

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Gene Kelly Collection

4-disc 4-film DVD Collection bought in 2013

Films included in set -

For Me and My Gal (1942)
On the Town (1949)
Summer Stock (1950)
Invitation to the Dance (1956)