Studio Classics: Set 1

Overview

This release constitutes the first volume in a set of classic features commemorating the 75th anniversary of 20th Century Fox studios. This particular installment begins with Anna and the King of Siam 1946, a non-musical precursor to The King and I based on the novel by Margaret Landon, and directed by John Cromwell about Anna Leonowens Irene Dunne, the British society woman who traveled to Siam in 1862 to educate the children of the Siamese monarch Rex Harrison. The remainder of the collection focuses ...
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Overview

This release constitutes the first volume in a set of classic features commemorating the 75th anniversary of 20th Century Fox studios. This particular installment begins with Anna and the King of Siam 1946, a non-musical precursor to The King and I based on the novel by Margaret Landon, and directed by John Cromwell about Anna Leonowens Irene Dunne, the British society woman who traveled to Siam in 1862 to educate the children of the Siamese monarch Rex Harrison. The remainder of the collection focuses exclusively on musicals: Frank Sinatra and Shirley MacLaine headline the 1960 Can-Can, which brings Cole Porter's blockbuster stage musical of the same name to the screen; Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron star in director Jean Negulesco's Daddy Long Legs 1955, with Astaire as the benefactor of French orphan girl Caron; and finally, Julie Andrews headlines Robert Wise's epic-length 1968 biopic Star!, as Broadway icon and chanteuse Gertrude Lawrence.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/2/2010
  • UPC: 024543640561
  • Rating:

  • Source: Fox Searchlight
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 9:29:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 16,625

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Studio Classics: Set 1
1. Main Titles/Culture Gap [7:48]
2. A Strange Country [6:55]
3. First Meeting [:31]
4. Happy Birthday [8:47]
5. Breaking Faith [4:12]
6. No Place Like Home [2:13]
7. Partition [3:00]
8. Two Men [4:41]
9. Back and Forth [4:36]
10. The Middle of the Night [3:17]
11. Slave Girl [2:02]
12. Dear Mr Lincoln [8:20]
13. Going European [:50]
14. Not a Barbarian [2:02]
15. The Grand Dinner [7:53]
16. Success! [4:55]
17. Tuptim's Trial [5:19]
18. Only Pretending [3:25]
19. Failure [1:53]
20. A Great Tragedy [3:38]
21. Of Much Importance [2:04]
22. Staying On [4:50]
23. Dying Words [3:00]
24. Long Live the King [1:24]
25. Chapter 25 [7:21]
Disc #2 -- Studio Classics: Set 1
1. Overture [4:33]
2. Main Titles (I Love Paris) [:11]
3. Montmart' [1:54]
4. Maidens Typical of France [1:04]
5. Lewd Dance [:07]
6. Case Dismissed [4:45]
7. C'Est Magnifique [2:40]
8. A Little Wager [:49]
9. Apache Dance [4:12]
10. Close Call [3:44]
11. Simone's Charms [:35]
12. Police Raid [3:55]
13. Jail Time [4:50]
14. Live and Let Live [:28]
15. Photo Evidence [2:11]
16. Misunderstanding [6:09]
17. You Do Something to Me [:18]
18. Let's Do It [1:02]
19. A Genuine Proposal [4:45]
20. Have It Your Way [1:48]
21. It's All Right With Me [2:01]
22. Entr'Acte [3:18]
23. Think of Your Future [2:08]
24. Taking Advantage [2:38]
25. Come Along With Me [5:07]
26. It Doesn't Matter [:22]
27. Just One of Those Things [7:07]
28. Strictly Business [1:00]
29. Garden of Eden [3:27]
30. After the Fall [5:54]
31. Reunited [3:19]
32. Simone's Revenge [2:51]
33. Second Thoughts [5:21]
34. Can-Can [1:46]
35. Making It Legal [3:57]
36. Exit Music [2:24]
Disc #3 -- Studio Classics: Set 1
1. Main Titles [:20]
2. Breaking With Tradition [1:24]
3. History of the Beat [4:34]
4. Orphans [1:59]
5. C-At Spells Cat [5:23]
6. A Gift For Life [:43]
7. Daddy Long Legs [2:31]
8. America! [5:04]
9. Welcome Egghead [1:29]
10. Freshmen [3:06]
11. Flesh and Blood [2:09]
12. Texas Millionaire [:49]
13. International Playboy [4:02]
14. Guardian Angel [2:49]
15. The Worst Uncle [7:45]
16. Spring Dance [:20]
17. Haven't We Met? [1:33]
18. Sluefoot [1:25]
19. In a Foul Mood [4:41]
20. New York City [1:53]
21. Something's Gotta Give [4:14]
22. Lap of the Gods [2:57]
23. The Wrong Idea [2:18]
24. World Traveler [4:50]
25. Danceing Through Life [4:09]
26. Critically Ill [4:31]
27. On the Rebound [:06]
28. A Dream Come True [8:02]
Disc #4, Side A -- Studio Classics: Set 1
1. Overture [:03]
2. Main Titles [4:16]
3. A Poor Start [1:28]
4. Piccadilly [3:11]
5. Bon Voyage [1:02]
6. Oh, It's a Lovely War [4:06]
7. Bloody Awful [1:25]
8. In My Garden of Joy [:53]
9. London! [1:08]
10. Forbidden Fruit [1:38]
11. An Original Entrance [2:04]
12. 'N' Everything [2:08]
13. Love and Marriage [1:42]
14. Burlington Bertie From Bow [:05]
15. The Knight Returns [3:28]
16. An Uncrowned Queen [2:17]
17. Parisian Pierrot [1:03]
18. Naked Men, Naked Women [3:09]
19. America! [4:21]
20. Limehouse Blues [:27]
21. Ruling the Yanks [7:47]
22. Someone to Watch Over Me [7:11]
23. Toga Party [:02]
24. Dear Little Boy (Dear Little Girl) [3:17]
25. Who am I? [3:05]
26. On Holiday [:33]
27. Not-So-Private Lives [4:46]
28. Someday I'll Find You [3:33]
29. Safety In Numbers [4:46]
30. Farewell, Kind Sir [1:57]
31. Witness For the Defense [5:02]
32. Physician [1:55]
33. I'll Show You! [1:21]
34. Do Do Do [2:43]
35. What Do You Want? [1:57]
36. Has Anybody Seen Our Ships? [3:12]
37. The Act Continues [6:26]
38. Faultless Timing [:24]
39. Skylark [3:45]
40. My Ship [1:20]
41. Stop Acting! [1:42]
42. The Sage of Jenny [3:00]
43. Love and Marriage II [3:57]
44. End Credits [1:09]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Studio Classics: Set 1
   Play
   Language Selection
      Languages and Audio
         English Mono
         English Stereo
         Spanish Mono
      Subtitles
         English
         Spanish
         Subtitles: None
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Biography: "Anna and the King: The Real Story of Anna Leonowens"
      Theatrical Trailer
      Fox Movietone News - Gala Hollywood Premiere
Disc #2 -- Studio Classics: Set 1
   Play Film
   Language Selection
      Language and Audio
         English 5.0 Surround
         Spanish Mono
         French 5.0 Surround
         Isolated Score Track
      Subtitles
         English
         Spanish
         Subtitles: None
   Scene Selection
Disc #3 -- Studio Classics: Set 1
   Play
   Set-Up
      Audio
         English 4.0 Dolby Surround
         Spanish Mono
         French Mono
         Commentary
      Subtitles
         English
         Spanish
         Subtitles: Off
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Feature Commentary By Ava Astaire McKenzie and Film Historian/Author Ken Barnes, With Archival Commentary By Songwriter Johnny Mercer
         On
         Off
      Movietone News
         "Daddy Long Legs" Opens For Charity In Hollywood and New York
         "Daddy Long Legs" London Premiere
         Play All
         Audio Commentary
            On
            Off
      Galleries
         Photo Gallery
         Correspondence
      CinemaScope Trailer
      Theatrical Trailer
      Marquee Musicals Week-End In Havana Trailer
      Pin Up Girl Trailer
      Credits
Disc #4, Side A -- Studio Classics: Set 1
   Play
   Language Selection
      Audio
         English 5.0 Dolby Surround
         Commentary
            Commentary Featuring Director Robert Wise, Producer Saul Chaplin, Costume Designer Donald Brooks, Choreographer Michael Kidd, Dance Assistant Shelah Hackett Kidd, and Cast Members Julie Andrews, Daniel Massey, Dinah Ann Rogers, Jeanette Landis, Michael Craig, Richard Crenna, Garret Lewis, Alan Oppenheimer, Cathleen Cordell, Don Crichton, Elizabeth St Claire, Jenny Agutter and Bernard Fox
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      Subtitles
         English
         Spanish
         Subtitles: None
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Commentary
         Commentary Featuring Director Robert Wise, Producer Saul Chaplin, Costume Designer Donald Brooks, Choreographer Michael Kidd, Dance Assistant Shelah Hackett Kidd, and Cast Members Julie Andrews, Daniel Massey, Dinah Ann Rogers, Jeanette Landis, Michael Craig, Richard Crenna, Garret Lewis, Alan Oppenheimer, Cathleen Cordell, Don Crichton, Elizabeth St Claire, Jenny Agutter and Bernard Fox
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Disc #4, Side B -- Studio Classics: Set 1
   The Saga of Star!
      Part I Putting It Together
         A Rare Jewel
         Story Development: "Star" Treatment
         Noel Coward and Beatrice Lillie
         Drawing on the Screenplay: Storyboards and Script Excerpts
         Directing Details
         The Sound of Gertie
         A Star Danced
         Distinct Stages
         After a Fashion
         Casting Glances
         Familiar Faces
         Rehearsing and Recording
      Part II Production Diary
         The Studio
         On Location
         Back In Hollywood
         The Big Numbers
         Finishing Touches
         Behind the Scenes
      Part III Exhibitions
         The Roadshow Era
         Creating an Image
         Solving the Identity Crisis
         The Great Hirschfeld
         First Looks
         A Royal World Premiere
         Foreign Engagements
         American Premieres
         Fist Cuts
         General Release
         Radical Surgery: Put on a Happy Face
      Part IV A Lost Classic
         Reaching For Star!
         25th Anniversary: Back on the Screen
         The Program
         Musical Numbers
         The Company: the Cast
         The Production Team
         Black and White
         Laserdisc Credits
   Production Short: "Star! The Sound of a Legend" (Original 1968 Production Featurette)
   Advance Teaser Trailer
   Regular Theatrical Trailer
   Advance TV Spot: (:60 TV Spot)
   Reissue TV Spot
   Regular TV Spot (Release TV Spot)
   :20 TV Spot
   "Silver Star!" (25th Anniversary Documentary)
   Julie Andrews and Daniel Massey Screen Test
   Still Galleries
      A Star! Scrapbook
      Gertrude Lawrence
      Julie Andrews
      Musical Numbers
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