With this crackling quintet of Joan Crawfords, we are pleased to announce that her entire run of MGM talkies is now available on DVD from Warner Archive or Warner Home Video. Achievement unlocked! Releases include Our Blushing Brides (1930), Montana Moon (1930), I Live My Life (1935), The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937) and The Bride Wore Red (1937). Time to start dancing the Charleston! Also, we chat about Medical Center Season 4 starring Chad Everett.
1940 Lux Radio Theater presentation of Show Boat with Irene Dunne, Allan Jones and Charles Winninger reprising their original 1936 film roles. Show Boat is available at WarnerArchive.com
Fish got to swim, birds got to fly, and we gotta talk about our latest releases including James Whale's Show Boat (1936), three films starring Cagney: Winner Take All (1932), Here Comes the Navy (1934) featuring the USS Arizona, and The Oklahoma Kid (1938) with Bogart wearing the black hat. We round it off with The FBI Season 7 (1971-72) featuring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
In commemoration of Danny Kaye's 100th birthday we bring you RKO Pictures radio air trailer promoting The Kid From Brooklyn. Danny Kaye: The Goldwyn Years is available at WarnerArchive.com
This week, we Beware the Bat on Blu with Shadows of Gotham, Season One, Part One (2014), celebrate the fourth Stooge with The Vitaphone Comedy Collection Volume Two: Shemp Howard (1933-1937) and finally ask What Price Hollywood? (1932) - a Cukor classic with Constance Bennett and Lowell Sherman.
It's quite a week with Buster Keaton in a double release of Free and Easy (1930) in English and as Estrellados (1930) en Espanol! Then we talk about Marine Boy Season 2 (1966-67) and four classics back in print including Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) with Fred Astaire, I'll See You in My Dreams (1951) with Danny Thomas, Peter Weir's The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) and The World According to Garp (1982) with Robin Williams.
We chat about ten new releases including the complete sci-fi TV series, Search (1972-73). Just in time for Valentines' we discuss three classic romances including DEAR HEART (1964) with Geraldine Page, and both Smilin' Through (1932) and The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934) with Norma Shearer. Four new noirs include Roadblock (1951), Nocturne (1946), Red Light (1949) and Mystery in Mexico (1948). Finally we discuss two films co-starring an actor who would become President, Brother Rat (1938) and Brother Rat and a Baby (1940).
We celebrate 2 new DVD releases including the second season of the Dr. Kildare TV show (1962-63) starring Richard Chamberlin and Raymond Massey and the noir tinged five film collection of Bill Elliott Detective Mysteries (1955-57). And we wrap it up with discussing some great new picks on our Warner Archive Instant streaming service.