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Greatest classic films collection. [videorecording] : Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride / Comedy

by Capra, Frank; Lindsay, Howard; Crouse, Russel; Epstein, Julius J; Epstein, Philip G; Grant, Cary; Lane, Priscilla; Massey, Raymond; Carson, Jack; Lorre, Peter; Kaufman, George S. (George Simon); Ryskind, Morrie; Wood, Sam; Carlisle, Kitty; Jones, Allan; Minnelli, Vincente; Berman, Pandro S; Goodrich, Frances; Hackett, Albert; Ball, Lucille; Arnaz, Desi; Main, Marjorie; Wynn, Keenan; Tracy, Spencer; Bennett, Joan; Taylor, Elizabeth; Taylor, Don; Burke, Billie; Kesselring, Joseph; Twiss, Clinton; Streeter, Edward; Marx Brothers; Turner Entertainment Co; Warner Bros; First National Pictures, Inc; Warner Bros. Entertainment; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Warner Home Video (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialSeries: Turner classic movies: Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009Edition: Standard version.Description: 2 videodiscs (399 min.) : sd., b&w & col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1419879901:; 9781419879906.Language note: Closed-captioned.Arsenic and old lace: English and French subtitles. A night at the opera: English, French & Spanish subtitles (main feature).The long, long trailer: English or dubbed French language tracks; English, French & Spanish subtitles (main feature). Father of the bride: English or dubbed French language tracks; English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, & Thai subtitles (main feature).Title notes: $19.99 7/5/2011 (cc)Other title: Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride; Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection. Comedy; Comedy.Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Theater critics -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Opera -- Drama | Honeymoons -- Drama | Automobile trailers -- Drama | Trailer parking -- Drama | Families -- Drama | Marriage -- Drama | Fathers and daughters -- Drama | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Fiction films | Motion picture film collections | Feature films | Comedy films | Film adaptations | Motion pictures -- United States | Short films
Contents:
[Disc 1, side A]. Arsenic and old lace (1944, 118 min., b&w) ; [Side B]. A night at the opera (1935, 91 min., b&w) -- [Disc 2, side A]. The long, long trailer (1953, 96 min., col.) ; [Side B]. Father of the bride (1950, 94 min., b&w).
Arsenic and old lace: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson, Peter Lorre. A night at the opera: The Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones.The long, long trailer: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main, Keenan Wynn. Father of the bride: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, Leo G. Carroll, Moroni Olsen.Summary: [Disc 1]. In Arsenic and old lace, a drama critic about to marry discovers insanity runs in his family. In A night at the opera, a New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal-- to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan.Summary: [Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Includes: Arsenic and Old Lace (1944); A Night at the Opera (1935); The Long, Long Trailer (1953); Father of the Bride (1950).

Title from container.

DVD (double-sided); full screen; region 1; Dolby Digital, mono.

Closed-captioned.

Arsenic and old lace: English and French subtitles. A night at the opera: English, French & Spanish subtitles (main feature).

The long, long trailer: English or dubbed French language tracks; English, French & Spanish subtitles (main feature). Father of the bride: English or dubbed French language tracks; English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, & Thai subtitles (main feature).

Arsenic and old lace: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson, Peter Lorre. A night at the opera: The Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones.

The long, long trailer: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main, Keenan Wynn. Father of the bride: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, Leo G. Carroll, Moroni Olsen.

Arsenic and old lace / Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; directed by Frank Capra ; screenplay by Julius J. and Philip G. Epstein ; produced by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. A night at the opera / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind ; directed by Sam Wood.

The long, long trailer / M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich ; directed by Vincente Minnelli ; produced by Pandro S. Berman. Father of the bride / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ; directed by Vincente Minnelli ; produced by Pandro S. Berman.

"Standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions."--Container.

Arsenic and old lace: from the stage play by Joseph Kesselring.

The long, long trailer: based on the novel by Clinton Twiss.

Father of the bride: based on the novel by Edward Streeter.

Not rated.

[Disc 1]. In Arsenic and old lace, a drama critic about to marry discovers insanity runs in his family. In A night at the opera, a New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal-- to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan.

[Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws.

[Disc 1, side A]. Arsenic and old lace (1944, 118 min., b&w) ; [Side B]. A night at the opera (1935, 91 min., b&w) -- [Disc 2, side A]. The long, long trailer (1953, 96 min., col.) ; [Side B]. Father of the bride (1950, 94 min., b&w).

A night at the opera: Includes commentary by Leonard Maltin; featurette Remarks on Marx; 1961 Grouch Marx interview from The Hy Gardner Show; 2 vintage shorts: Sunday night at the Trocadero and Robert Benchley's How to sleep theatrical trailer.

The long, long trailer: Includes vintage Pete Smith specialty short Ain't it aggravatin'?; classic cartoon Dixieland Droopy theatrical trailer.

Father of the bride: Includes 2 vintage newsreels (President Truman meets father of the bride, and Wedding bells for movie star Elizabeth Taylor); theatrical trailer.

$19.99 7/5/2011 (cc)

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