Samstag, April 14, 2007

Neues von Warner

Der Sommer wird bei Warner musikalisch, denn gleich zwei Musicalboxsets werden im Juli das Tageslicht erblicken. Ein Set ist dabei thematisch Esther Williams gewidmet und wird in Zusammenarbeit mit Turner Classic Movies veröffentlicht, während die andere Box: Classic Musicals from the Dream Factory Volume 2, eine Fortsetzung des vor einem Jahr herausgekommenen Sets ist. Ab dem 17.07 (Williams) und 24.07 (Dream Factory) kann man sie dann bei den bekannten Händlern erwerben.

The Pirate (1948) - Der Pirat

DVD Special Features:
  • Commentary by historian John Fricke (Noted Garland biographer Fricke details every aspect of this tempestuous production as Garland, Kelly and Minnelli pushed the artistic limits of the movie musicals to the breaking point)
  • New featurette The Pirate: A Musical Treasure Chest
  • Oscar-nominated Pete Smith Specialty 1948 MGM comedy short You Can’t Win
  • 1947 MGM classic cartoon Cat Fishin’
  • Mack the Black stereo remix version
  • Audio-outtakes: Love of My Life and Mack the Black
  • Roger Edens’ guide tracks of Be a Clown, Manuela, Nina, Voodoo and You Can Do No Wrong
  • Promotional radio interviews with Gene Kelly for On the Town and Judy Garland for The Pirate
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Subtitles: English (feature film only)

That’s Dancing! (1985)

DVD Special Features:
  • Introduction by Gene Kelly and Jack Haley, Jr.
  • Invitation to Dance
  • The Search
  • The Cameras Roll
  • The Gathering
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Subtitles: English (feature film only)

Words and Music (1948)

DVD Special Features:
  • Commentary by historian Richard Barrios [Author and historian Barrios provides fascinating insights into the genius of Rodgers and Hart, one of the greatest songwriting teams of the twentieth century, and why the studio failed to bring the truth of Hart's story to the screen.]
  • New featurette A Life in Words and Music
  • Oscar-nominated Theatre of Life 1948 MGM short Going to Blazes!
  • 1948 MGM classic cartoon The Cat That Hated People
  • Lover and You’re Nearer Outtakes featuring Perry Como
  • Audio-only bonuses: Outtakes of Falling in Love with Love, I Feel at Home with You, Manhattan (alternate version), My Funny Valentine, My Heart Stood Still, On Your Toes (alternate version) and Way Out West on West End Avenue
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Subtitles: English (feature film only)

Double Feature: That Midnight Kiss (1949) and The Toast Of New Orleans (1950) - Ein Kuß nach Mitternacht / Der Fischer von Lousiana

DVD Special Features:
Disc One - That Midnight Kiss
  • Pete Smith Specialty 1949 MGM comedy short Sports Oddities
  • 1949 MGM classic cartoon Seńor Droopy
  • One Love of Mine outtake sequence with Lanza and Grayson
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Subtitles: English (feature film only)

Disc Two - The Toast of New Orleans
  • 2006 BBC documentary Mario Lanza:Singing to the Gods
  • Vintage Fitzpatrick Traveltalk 1940 MGM shorts Modern New Orleans and Old New Orleans
  • Theatrical trailer

Double Feature: Royal Wedding (1951) and The Belle of New York (1952) - Königliche Hochzeit / Die Schönste von New York

DVD Special Features:

Disc One: Royal Wedding
  • Private Screenings with Stanley Donen [2006 TCM special]
  • Royal Wedding: June, Judy and Jane-A New Featurette
  • Car of Tomorrow 1951 MGM cartoon
  • Droopy’s Double Trouble 1951 MGM cartoon
  • Ev’ry Night at Seven outtake with Peter Lawford and Jane Powell
  • Fred Astaire and Jane Powell MGM Promotional Radio Interview for Royal Wedding [audio only]
  • Theatrical trailer

Disc Two: The Belle of New York
  • Musiquiz 1952 MGM Pete Smithshort
  • Magical Maestro 1952 MGM Tex Avery cartoon
  • I Wanna Be a Dancin’ Man-Unused alternate take
  • Theatrical trailer

TCM Spotlight: Esther Williams

Bathing Beauty (1944) - Badende Venus

Special Features:
  • Robert Osborne hosts TCM’s Private Screenings with Esther Williams
  • Oscar-nominated Short Main Street Today
  • Academy Award-winning Cartoon Mouse Trouble
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Subtitles: English (feature film only)

On an Island with You (1948) - Auf einer Insel mit Dir

Special Features:
  • Vintage Romance of Celluloid series short Personalities
  • Classic cartoon The Bear and the Hare
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Subtitles: English (feature film only)

Easy To Wed (1946) - Eine Falle für die Braut

Special Features:
  • Oscar-nominated Pete Smith Specialty comedy short Sure Cures
  • Classic cartoon The Unwelcome Guest
  • Theatrical trailers of Easy to Wed and Libeled Lady
  • Subtitles: English (feature film only)

Neptune’s Daughter (1949) - Neptuns Tochter

Special Features:
  • Outtake musical number I Want My Money Back
  • Esther Williams cameo sequence from 1951’s Callaway Went Thataway
  • Oscar-Nominated Pete Smith Specialty comedy short Water Trix
  • Oscar-nominated cartoon Hatch Up Your Troubles
  • Theatrical trailers of this movie and Take Me Out to the Ball Game
  • Subtitles: English (feature film only)

Dangerous When Wet (1953) - Die Wasserprinzessin

Special Features:
  • Outtake musical number C’est La Guerre
  • Pete Smith Specialty comedy short This Is a Living?
  • Classic cartoon Name to Come
  • Esther Williams musicals trailer gallery
  • Subtitles: English (feature film only)

Dazu wird nachgereicht das Cover zum kommenden Katharine Hepburn-Set:

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