Classic entertainment new to DVD/BD this week of SEPTEMBER 25…
Bond 50 Blu-ray, the complete film collection
Weird-Noir (Girl on the Run / The Naked Road / The Seventh Commandment / Fear No More / Fallguy / Stark Fear) (1968)
Slapstick Encyclopedia (Videobook) & John Wayne Collection (Videobook) ultra bargain sets
The Lawless Years – The Complete Series (1959) – Vic Morrow
The Carol Burnett Show, Carol’s favorites – 6 dvd collection, also avail in 1 and 2 dvd sets
Make Room for Daddy: Season 6 (1958)
Mister Peepers, ssn 2
Dick Van Dyke & Company (1976) complete series
Bud & Lou: Comedy Is No Laughing Matter (1978) amazon desc: Bud Abbott and Lou Costello starring Harvey Korman and Buddy Hackett, made for TV movie
This Is Cinerama (60th Anniversary Combo Blu-Ray DVD Edition)
Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich [Blu-ray] (1958)
Dracula Vs Frankenstein Blu-ray -Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish
at WARNER ARCHIVE :
THE CORN IS GREEN, THE BIG SHAKEDOWN & more – click the pic to go there
September releases over at Grapevine video include Mr.Antonio, Lightning Bryce, Linda, The Flying Fool
Broadway Limited (DVD) Starring Victor McLaglen, Dennis O’Keefe, Zasu Pitts & Leonid Kinskey. A publicity stunt goes awry when a kidnapped baby turns up on the express train, “The Broadway Ltd.”
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Presents (DVD) Starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Howard Vernon & Ron Randell. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is host on this early anthology dramatic series.
Forgotten Funnymen – Snub Pollard and Bobby Vernon (DVD) Starring ‘Snub’ Pollard & Bobby Vernon. A collection of classic silent short subjects.
Girl O My Dreams (DVD) Starring Sterling Holloway, Ed Nugent, Lon Chaney, Jr. & Arthur Lake. To deflate the ego of a campus track star, classmates rig a competition so he loses, resulting in a series of losses for the team. His friends must now fix the mess they created.
Golden Age of Television, Volume 9: Tippy Top / Stranded / Close-Up / A Chain of Hearts (DVD) Starring Bette Davis, Red Buttons, Ron Howard & Charles Bronson. Some of Hollywood’s greatest stars turn in unforgettable performances in this anthology of memorable programs.
Karloff Before Frankenstein: The Utah Kid / Phantoms of the North (DVD) Starring Boris Karloff & Rex Lease. A lost western classic featuring Boris Karloff in a truly villainous role as henchman Baxter. / Complete surviving footage of director Harry S. Webb’s rare film, “Phantoms of the North.”
Keeper of the Bees (DVD) Starring Neil Hamilton & Betty Furness. A traumatized war veteran who has given up on life comes to a small village to end it all, but befriends an old bee keeper who helps him find new reasons to live.
Lost TV: The Unexpected (DVD) Starring Veda Ann Borg & Paula Raymond. Two episodes of the suspense mystery series, plus bonus episode “Equal Partners” from Playhouse 15.
The Mark of Zorro (Silent) (DVD) Starring Douglas Fairbanks & Noah Beery. Thrilling and romantic Douglas Fairbanks action classic, beautifully restored.
Medic, Volume 5 (DVD) Starring Richard Boone. Richard Boone stars in four dramatic episodes of TV’s first realistic medical show.
‘Neath Canadian Skies (DVD) Starring Russell Hayden, Kermit Maynard & Douglas Fowley. Heroic Mounted Policeman is assigned to track down a gang of killers who murdered a prospector. Bonus: Color episode of “Cowboy G-Men” (1952) starring Russell Hayden and Jackie Coogan.
Nelly Was a Lady (DVD) Starring Don Reed, John Stanley & Rose Coghlan. A true Hollywood oddity about famous American composer Stephen Foster told from a psychological perspective.
The Next of Kin (DVD) Starring Mervyn Johns & Nova Pilbeam. Fascinating propaganda film put together by the British Government with U.S. produced prologue and epilogue. “This is how YOU unwittingly help the Nazis.” Very well-made and superbly acted.
Racket Squad, Volume 11 (DVD) Starring Reed Hadley. Captain Braddock and the Bunko Squad investigate con-men in four episodes from the vintage TV series.
Terror Is a Man (DVD) Starring Francis Lederer, Greta Thyssen & Richard Derr. A terrifying and beautifully-produced tale of horror based on H.G. Wells “Island of Dr. Moreau.” Bonus trailer included.
Test of Donald Norton (Silent) (DVD) Starring Tyrone Power & Sr.. A half-breed searches for love and acceptance in the old west.
Virgins of Bali (Land of Love and Romance) (DVD)
Wolves of the Sea (DVD) Starring Hobart Bosworth & Rondo Hatton. A mutinous crew threatens to prevent a ship captain from recovering a cache of valuable jewels from a shipwreck.
and finally, some movie music:
That’s Entertainment – A Celebration of Classic MGM Musicals