Jessie Matthews Collection Vol 1
4 Movies on 4 DVDs!
Jessie Matthews at her best in 4 different movies:
There Goes the Bride
The Man From Toronto
Friday The Thirteenth
There Goes the Bride – On the morning of an unwanted marriage, the bride, Annette, runs away to Paris. On the train she is robbed and all her money is stolen, but as fortune would have it, she meets a wealthy passenger, Max, who allows her to stay with him for 24 hours. Detectives trace and catch up with the reluctant bride and take her home. But hot on their heels is Max, who’s determined to have Annette as his bride instead.
1932 | 80 min | B&W | Optional English Subtitles: SDH† | 1.37:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | Region 1 | NR
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The Man From Toronto – Leila is a widow, and Fergus is a Canadian bachelor. Both are bequeathed a fortune, but there is a condition to it. The two must marry within a year. To aid matters, Leila disguises herself as Fergus’ maid, and the two begin to fall in love. However, when Fergus finds out the truth, he may not be so pleased.
1932 | 77 min | B&W | Optional English Subtitles: SDH† | 1.37:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | Region 1 | NR
Friday The Thirteenth – At one minute to midnight on Friday the thirteenth, lightning strikes a crane in London and, swerving to avoid it, a bus crashes into a shop killing two passengers. The film flashes back twenty-four hours prior to the crash and tells the stories of six people, each a passenger on the bus. Which two were killed on the unluckiest of days is eventually revealed in this mix of humor and drama.
1933 | 89 min | B&W | Optional English Subtitles: SDH† | 1.37:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | Region 1 | NR
Sailing Along – Kay Martin (Jessie Matthews) is sailing a barge down the River Thames. She dreams of becoming a star. The Skipper’s son, Steve, is also on board and is constantly studying finance. Although the two are devoted to each other, they bicker and argue constantly. When Kay is spotted by a producer, Steve is reluctant to let her go. But she does, and is transformed into a great dancer and a perfect lady. She has London at her feet, including a producer who has fallen madly in love with her. Are she and Steve still destined to be together?
1938 | 91 min | B&W | Optional English Subtitles: SDH† | 1.37:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | Region 1 | NR
There Goes the Bride – Jessie Matthews, Owen Nares, Carol Goodner, Charles Carson, Barbara Everest, Basil Radford
The Man From Toronto – Jessie Matthews, Ian Hunter, Fred Kerr, Margaret Yarde
Friday The Thirteenth – Sonnie Hale, Jessie Matthews, Ralph Richardson, Eliot Makeham, Donald Calthrop, Max Miller
Sailing Along – Jessie Matthews, Roland Young, Barry MacKay, Jack WhitingDirected by
There Goes the Bride – Albert De Courville
The Man From Toronto – Sinclair Hill
Friday The Thirteenth – Victor Saville
Sailing Along – Sonnie Hale