4 Disc Set!
Inspector General – Danny Kaye plays a buffoon who is mistaken for a prominent visiting bureaucrat (The Inspector General, of course!) in a small European village. You see, the town’s officials are skimming tax money and so they do all they can to throw Kaye off their trail, in this riotous musical comedy, based on a story by Gogol.
1949 | 102 min | Color | Optional English Subtitles: SDH† | 1.33:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | All Region | NR
The Most Dangerous Game – THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME is one of the tightest, action-filled 62 minutes in movie history! A crazed Russian expatriate hunts people who shipwreck on his deserted island for sport… but McCrea and Wray are tougher prey than he expects. Note: The Most Dangerous Game was filmed almost simultaneously with another RKO classic, King Kong, and shared many of the same sets and personnel.
1932 | 62 min | B&W | Optional English Subtitles: SDH† | 1.33:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | All Region | NR
My Favorite Brunette – Hope plays a baby photographer, mistaken for a private detective, which leads him to get involved with a beautiful and mysterious woman (Dorothy Lamour) trying to locate her missing uncle. Shortly after starting the case, both are kidnapped by a sinister gang of foreign agents and framed for murder. A comic turn on classic film noir and those hard-boiled Mickey Spillane thrillers.
1947 | 87 min | B&W | Optional English Subtitles: SDH† | 1.33:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | All Region | NR
A Star Is Born – This classic 1937 drama with March giving one of his best performances as a movie star in the waning days of his popularity. He meets a shy, young country girl (Janet Gaynor), falls in love, marries her and then helps her to become a big star…with her fame eclipsing his and tragic consequences following.
1937 | 111 min | Color | Optional English Subtitles: SDH† | 1.33:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | All Region | NR
• Noveltoon Cartoon – “The Bored Cuckoo,”
• Short Subject – “Here Comes the Circus,”
• Serial Chapter #1 – “Jack Armstrong”
• Noveltoon Cartoon “Super Lulu” Short Subject – “Sport Parade – Thrill A Second”
• Serial Chapter #1 from “Lost City of the Jungle”B
• Betty Boop Cartoon “House Cleaning Blues”
• Short Subject – “News Parade of 1937” Serial
• Chapter #1 – “Radio Patrol”
Inspector General – Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Elsa Lanchester, Gene Lockhart, Alan Hale, Walter Catlett, Rhys Williams
The Most Dangerous Game – Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Leslie Banks, Noble Johnson, Steve Clemento, William Davidson, Buster Crabbe (uncredited)
My Favorite Brunette – Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney, John Hoyt, Charles Dingle, Reginald Denny, Frank Puglia, Ann Doran, Willard Robertson,
Jack La Rue, Charles Arnt
A Star Is Born – Janet Gaynor, Frederic March, Adolphe Menjou, May Robson, Andy Devine, Lionel StanderDirected by
Inspector General – Henry Koster
The Most Dangerous Game – Irving Pichel and Ernest B. Schoedsack
My Favorite Brunette – Elliott Nugent
A Star Is Born – William A. Wellman