The story of the great sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, who rises to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.
The iconic director-choreographer Busby Berkeley's first full-length film in Technicolor is well established as being perhaps the most visually stunning spectacle of any Hollywood musical. But to focus on this risks overlooking its exuberant performances gleeful humour sensational music and glowing romance amidst countless other pleasures. A young soldier's fast-struck love affair with a New York City nightclub singer despite his long-standing betrothal to a wealthy childhood friend provides the catalyst for this dizzying parade of home-front melodrama comic set-pieces and mind-boggling musical numbers (including 'The Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat' and 'The Polka-Dot Polka'). Featuring some of the most popular musical stars of its day including Alice Faye the incomparable Carmen Miranda and the legendary Benny Goodman along with brilliantly funny supporting turns from Edward Everett Horton Eugene Pallette and Charlotte Greenwood The Gang's All Here is an outlandishly surprising classic from one of the Hollywood dream factory's most influential innovators. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present a world premiere of a stunning new restoration on Blu-ray. Special Features: New high-definition 1080p presentation English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired New and exclusive full-length audio commentary with critics Glenn Kenny and Farran Smith Nehme and film historian Ed Hulse The documentary Busby Berkeley: A Journey with a Star A deleted scene from the film Trailer A 36-Page Booklet featuring essays on the film by critics David Cairns and Karina Longworth and more!
An unmissable compendium of 8 classic musicals in one bumper DVD box set! Includes: 1. On The Avenue (Dir. Roy Del Ruth 1937) 2. Sun Valley Serenade (Dir. H. Bruce Humberstone 1941) 3. Daddy Long Legs (Dir. Jean Negulesco 1955) 4. The Gang's All Here (Dir. Busby Berkeley 1943) 5. Second Fiddle (Dir. Sidney Lanfield 1939) 6. Orchestra Wives (Dir. Archie Mayo 1952) 7. Dolly Sisters (Dir. Irvin Cummings 1945) 8. Pin Up Girl (Dir. H. Bruce Humberstone 1944)
Playboy Andy Mason, on leave from the army, romances showgirl Eadie Allen overnight to such effect that she's starry-eyed when he leaves next morning for active duty in the Pacific. Only trouble is, he gave her the assumed name of Casey. Andy's eventual return with a medal is celebrated by his rich father with a benefit show featuring Eadie's show troupe, at which she's sure to learn his true identity...and meet Vivian, his 'family-arrangement' fiance.
Titles Comprise: A Star Is Born: A Star Is Born marked Judy Garland's return to movies after a four year absence director George Cukor's first musical and first colour film and a showcase for the great Harold Arlen/Ira Gershwin songs in state-of-the-art stereo. Garland is singer Esther Blodgett an undeniable talent on the rise. She catches the eye of Norman Maine (James Mason) an alcoholic actor in a career decline. Their intense love transforms them both. Only one will survive Hollywood's slings and arrows... For Me & My Gal: Gene Kelly and Judy Garland star as Jo and Harry two vaudeville artists. Harry deliberately injures himself to avoid being drafter into Word War I but he later makes amends. Harvey Girls: Vittles songs and dance are amply ladeled out when Judy Garland headlines The Harvey Girls a joyous musical slice of Americana celebrating the restaurants that brought extra helpings of civilization to Old West rail passengers. Highlights include Garland holding saloon patrons at jittery gunpoint to retrieve stolen beefsteaks Ray Bolger's loose-limbed comic hoofing. Virginia O'Brien's sure-shot comic timing Angela Landsbury stylish wickedness as a saloon singer and the On the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe romp. All Board! In The Good Old Summertime: Starring Judy Garland and Van Johnson this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner set in a Chicago music store finds a sales girl (Garland) corresponding through a dating service with a man (Johnson) who turns out to be the manager she detests. Love Finds Andy Hardy: Love Finds Andy Hardy is the fourth film in the series and finds Andy (Mickey Rooney) frantically trying to juggle two girlfriends (Ann Rutherford and Lana Turner) at the same time. It's the new kid next-door (Judy Garland in the first of three fondly remembered Andy Hardy appearances) who helps Andy out of his jam and sings such delightful songs as In Between It Never Rains But What It Pours and Meet the Beat of My Heart. Ziegfeld Girl: The greatest musical extravaganza of all time! An elevator operator a wife of a struggling concert violinist a born-in-the-trunk vaudevillian: they're three different women on three different paths of life yet they soon share one dream: to become a Ziegfeld Girl.
Playboy Andy Mason on leave from the army romances showgirl Eadie Allen overnight to such effect that she's starry-eyed when he leaves next morning for active duty in the Pacific. Only trouble is he gave her the assumed name of Casey. Andy's eventual return with a medal is celebrated by his rich father with a benefit show featuring Eadie's show troupe at which she's sure to learn his true identity...and meet Vivian his 'family-arrangement' fiance.
Six of Judy Garland's most loved films are brought together on this marvellous boxed set. A Star Is Born - Special Edition (Dir. George Cukor 1954):'A Star Is Born' marked Judy Garland's return to movies after a four year absence director George Cukor's first musical and first colour film and a showcase for the great Harold Arlen/Ira Gershwin songs in state-of-the-art stereo. One of the most beloved show business stories of all time it represents a career peak for many inv
JUDY GARLAND: GOLDEN COLLECTION (DVD/S)
A world champion boxer is unwittingly caught up in a murder and falsely accused. He runs away and is presumed dead allowing him to find work on a work farm. There he helps a number of teenagers and becomes something of a hero only for a New York detective to turn up...
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