Esther Williams Collection, Vol. 2

Esther Williams Collection, Vol. 2

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Cast: Esther Williams

     
 

The Cole Porter title tune is but one of the musical highlights in the (literally) splashy Esther Williams musical Easy to Love. Reshuffling plot devices utilized in previous Williams vehicles, the film casts Williams as Julie Hallerton, the star of Ray Lloyd's (Van Johnson) aquacade. She loves Lloyd, but he hardly knows she exists. Only when she inauguratesSee more details below

Overview

The Cole Porter title tune is but one of the musical highlights in the (literally) splashy Esther Williams musical Easy to Love. Reshuffling plot devices utilized in previous Williams vehicles, the film casts Williams as Julie Hallerton, the star of Ray Lloyd's (Van Johnson) aquacade. She loves Lloyd, but he hardly knows she exists. Only when she inaugurates romances with swimming instructor Hank (John Bromfield) and singer Barry (Tony Martin) does Lloyd wake up and smell the chlorine. The plot's finale is top-heavy with "good sport" behavior involving the three male leads. However, if you've come to an Esther Williams movie for the plot, maybe you'd better try another theatre. Easy to Love is the film that includes Busby Berkeley's legendary "motorboat/hang-glider" production number, performed at Florida's Cypress Gardens--though, incredibly, this aquatic tour de force is not the end of the picture!

Product Details

Release Date:
10/06/2009
UPC:
0883929062829
Rating:
NR
Source:
Turner Classic Movie
Region Code:
1
Time:
9:54:00

Special Features

Sparkling Extras: Classic Short Subjects; Selected Musical Outtakes; Cartoons

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Thrill Of A Romance
1. Credits [2:09]
2. Swan Dive [3:42]
3. All Out Sales Campaign [4:54]
4. The Girl He'll Marry [3:44]
5. Julio's Wedding Gift [2:07]
6. Vesti La Giubba [4:24]
7. Not-So-Fine Dining [5:03]
8. The Guy With The Slide Trombone [3:43]
9. Serenade [2:51]
10. Balcony Neighbors [2:05]
11. Don't Worry Babe [3:17]
12. Swimming/Socking Lessons [4:35]
13. You Remind Me [3:39]
14. Nature Spree For Three [2:04]
15. Lonely Night [1:53]
16. I Should Care [2:23]
17. Jag Elsker Dig [1:15]
18. Synchronized Swimmers [2:46]
19. Telegram For The Bride [5:30]
20. Please Don't Say No; Because [3:24]
21. No Hedge-Hopping [3:50]
22. Battle of the Balcony Jive [3:43]
23. Vive L'Amour [2:35]
24. Made Up Your Heart? [1:55]
25. I Want What I Want When I Want It [3:00]
26. Say Goodbye And Mean It [2:33]
28. Suspicious Spouse [3:16]
27. Lost In The Forest [3:57]
29. I'll Take The Annulment [4:37]
30. Better Luck Next Time [2:37]
31. Please Don't Say No [3:11]
32. Wartime Notice [3:11]
Disc #2 -- Fiesta
1. Credits [1:34]
2. Double Delivery [8:14]
3. Two Trainees [5:50]
4. Think Like a Bull [4:47]
5. Pepe's News [7:18]
6. Responsible for Mario [3:23]
7. La Bamba [1:57]
8. Wrong Note Visitor [6:48]
9. Quick Work for Bullfighting [4:16]
10. La Luna Enamora [2:12]
11. Romeria Vasca [2:53]
12. Birthday Wishes [3:06]
13. Bullring of Truth [5:29]
14. Missing Mario [3:22]
15. Sibling Substitute [2:35]
16. Maria In The Ring [3:22]
17. La Barca de Oro [4:14]
18. Fantasia Mexicana [3:29]
19. Whose Honeymoon? [6:45]
20. Back Door Matador [5:42]
21. Greatest Obstacles [3:55]
22. To Maria's Rescue [2:48]
23. Chato's Report [2:07]
24. Why? Twins! [2:53]
Disc #3 -- This Time For Keeps
1. Credits [1:28]
2. Proud Papa (Agnus Dei) [5:00]
3. Little Bit This and a Little Bit That [3:02]
4. Easy to Love (1) [2:29]
5. Backstage Modesty [5:38]
6. That's Why I Love to Dance [2:55]
7. Ferdi Pitches Cugie [2:47]
8. Why Don't They Let Me Sing A Love Song? [2:43]
9. I Det Fri [3:14]
10. M'Appari Straight and Swing [4:21]
11. Ten Percent Off [6:47]
12. Inka Dinka Doo [4:51]
13. Subject to Inspection [3:19]
14. To Grandmother's House [4:46]
15. Third Degree [3:22]
16. I'll Be With You in Apple Blossom Time [:06]
17. S'No Wonder They Fell in Love [2:47]
18. (Dis-) Engagement News [3:30]
19. The Lost Chord [7:31]
20. Anything Except [3:34]
21. When It's Lilac Time on Mackinac Island [3:56]
22. Not Interested [2:16]
23. Paternal Reinforcement [4:39]
24. Chiquita Bananda/Easy To Love (2) [4:52]
25. Ferdi's Resignation [4:38]
26. Un Poquito De Amor [4:01]
27. La Donna E Mobile [2:42]
28. Easy to Love (3) [1:30]
Disc #4 -- Pagan Love Song
1. Title Song Credits [1:35]
2. Man in a Hurry [5:39]
3. Mimi's Had Her Fill [3:21]
4. The House of Singing Bamboo (1) [4:04]
5. Bathtub Flub [1:47]
6. Singing in the Sun (1) [2:31]
7. Lucky Endicott [6:02]
8. Peculiarly Dressed [4:13]
9. Hap's Little Boy [4:02]
10. Etiquette [5:20]
11. Singing in the Sun (2) [3:27]
12. Kissing Customs [7:59]
13. Why Is Love So Crazy? [4:20]
14. Fete Dance [3:25]
15. The Sea of the Moon [3:09]
16. Hap Can't Copra [4:09]
17. Pagan Love Song Dream [7:05]
18. Missing the Boat [2:38]
19. The House of Singing Bamboo (2) [1:28]
Disc #5 -- Million Dollar Mermaid
1. Credits [1:51]
2. Taking to Water [6:17]
3. Boxing Kangaroo [3:33]
4. Sullivan's Proposal [5:11]
5. London Letdown [3:56]
6. Swim Down the Thames [6:25]
7. Greenwich and Glory [5:25]
8. Next Stop New York [3:10]
9. Hippodrome Pitch [4:52]
10. Indecent Exposure [4:31]
11. Shocking Trial [4:10]
12. Aquatic Marvel [3:30]
13. More Dignitifed Offer [4:07]
14. Merely Nice When Dry [3:21]
15. Separate Ways [1:20]
16. Hippodrome Fountain Number [1:38]
17. Only One [2:47]
18. Goddess of the Sea [5:54]
19. A Farewell and a Favor [3:19]
20. Hippodrome Smoke Number [3:43]
21. Jim Takes Flight [4:35]
22. Out of the Race [3:34]
23. Alfred's Answer [3:10]
24. Westbound Train [2:56]
25. Movie Set Accident [3:49]
26. What the Doctor Ordered [5:38]
27. Cast List [6:18]
Disc #6 -- Easy To Love
1. Credits [2:08]
2. I Personally [4:54]
3. Charisse [5:02]
4. Nothing But Fun [4:27]
5. Substitute Smoocher [2:45]
6. Didja Ever? [4:36]
7. Look Out! I'm Romantic (1) [3:13]
8. Out of the Bottle [4:53]
9. Look Out! I'm Romantic (2) [4:14]
10. Aquatic Audition [5:28]
11. The Queen Abdicates [3:52]
12. Coquette [1:55]
13. Three Men's Woman [1:32]
14. Being a Clown [2:20]
15. The Trouble with Love [3:21]
16. Photogenic Phone Call [3:56]
18. Gone to Africa [5:45]
17. Unwelcome Good News [2:01]
19. Easy to Love [3:12]
20. Abandon Ship [3:06]
21. Dampsel in Distress [5:06]
22. That's What a Rainy Day Is For [3:00]
23. Ski Spree [4:39]
24. Crazy About Her [7:30]
25. Cast List [2:22]

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