Coming releases in classic cinema
March 2017 Edition
Mildred Pierce on Blu Ray - 4K digital restoration
Directed by Michael Curtiz. Released for home video Feb 21, 2017 - AMAZON
His Girl Friday - high-definition digital restoration. Package also includes
4K digital restoration of The Front Page (the 1931 predessosor to His Girl Friday)
Directed by Howard Hawks. Released to home video Jan 10, 2017 - Amazon
Coming from Criterion:
Ghost World - Blu Ray - Directed by Terry Zwigoff - Releasing May 30, 2017
Othello - Blu Ray - Directed by Orson Welles 1952 - Releasing May 23, 2017
Woman of the Year - Blu Ray - Directed by George Stevens. Releasing April 18, 2017
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg - Blu Ray - Directed by Jacques Demy. Releasing April 11, 2017
Blow-Up - Blu Ray - Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. Rleasing March 28, 2017
Being There - Blu Ray - Directed by Hal Ashby. Releasing March 21, 2017
The General and Three Ages Remastered to Blu-ray - Buster Keaton. Released Feb 2017 - AMAZON
Deluge - Directed by Felix E. Feist - restoration from the original 35mm film elements on Blu Ray AMAZON
One Million Years B.C. - New 4K Restoration - Raquel Welch. Released February 10, 2017 - AMAZON
Woman Against Woman - 1938 - Mary Astor, Herbert Marshall, Virginia Bruce - DVD AMAZON -
Bad Day at Black Rock - 1955 - AMAZON - Spencer Tracy, Lee Marvin on Blu Ray
The Valley of the Gwangi - 1969 - AMAZON on Blu Ray
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth - 1970 - AMAZON on Blu Ray
World Without End - 1956 - AMAZON on Blu Ray
Finian's Rainbow - 1968 - AMAZON on Blu Ray
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms - 1953 - AMAZON on Blu Ray
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- Central Park - 1932 - Joan Blondell has trouble on her hands when she gets suckered into helping a gangster to rob a charity event. Though this film stars Joan and Wallace Ford, it also features the American Great Depression which is the background for the hunger and desperation that flavors the film.
- Robert Osborne - 1932 - 2017 - The "Movie Man" who worked as a film historian and host for The Movie Channel and Turner Classic Movies.
- Classic Cinema releases to DVD, Blu Ray and Streaming - March 2017 List
- Torchy (Glenda Farrell) Gets Her Manand solves crimes faster than her boyfriend (a policeman) and the whole police force.
- Get Smart - 2008 - Maxwell Smart is back in action with Agent 99 (Anne Hathaway) on a mission into Russia which turns into a hunt for a traitor within CONTROL's ranks - - and everyone is starting to think it might be Agent 86.
- Ernest Saves Christmas - 1988 - Florida seems like the wrong place to find a missing Santa Clause, but taxi driver Ernest locates him there all the same.
- Jeopardy 1953 - - A Mexican vacation goes off the rails when escaped American convict (Ralph Meeker) hijacks Barbara Stanwyck.
- Zorba The Greek 1964 - Alan Bates and Anthony Quinn are on Crete, with Irene Papas
- Frankenstein Island - 1981 - The plot moves slowly and often doesn't seem to make sense in this legendary bad film featuring a projected image of John Carradine that rattles off incoherant dialogue.
- The Lady Vanishes - 1938 - Hitchcock's famous film about a disappearing lady aboard a trans-continental train. Except for one stubborn young female passenger [who is consequently accused of mental instability] no one aboard can remember the vanished elderly Miss Froy.
- White Zombie - 1932 - Bela Lugosi likes making zombies, and this comes in handy when a local plantation owner on Haiti decides if he can't woo a certain girl to be his wife, he'll have Lugosi turn her into a mindless slave that he can command.