Joan Crawford collection. Volume 2



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[United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
5 videodiscs (approximately 495 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in
141985240X, 9781419852404, 6311651351 :

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Sadie McKee: story of a maid who has to choose between marrying for love or marrying for money

Five motion pictures featuring Joan Crawford, originally released between 1934 and 1953

Strange cargo: gritty drama of escaped cons and a dame confronting the elements and each other after a daring prison break

Full screen (discs 1-4) and widescreen (disc 5) presentations

A woman's face: Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar

Special features: Disc 1: vintage comedy short, "Goofy movies #4"; classic cartoon, "Toyland broadcast"; theatrical trailer -- Disc 2: new featurette, "Gable & Crawford"; vintage short, "More about Nostradamus"; classic cartoon, "The lonesome stranger"; theatrical trailer -- Disc 3: vintage short, "You can't fool a camera"; classic cartoon, "Little Cesario"; audio-only bonus, two radio adaptations, one with Bette Davis and one with ida Lupino; theatrical trailer -- Disc 4: new featurette, "Crawford at Warners"; classic cartoon, "Curtain razor"; audio-only bonus, radio adaptation with the film's stars; theatrical trailer -- Disc 5: new featurette, "Tough baby: Torch song"; classic cartoon, "TV of tomorrow"; vintage Crawford "Jimmy Fund public service announcement" trailer; audio-only bonus, Crawford recording sessions; theatrical trailer

Flamingo Road: a tough carnival dancer is stranded in a small town and soon makes an enemy of the politically powerful, local sheriff

Sadie McKee: Joan Crawford, Gene Raymond, Franchot Tone, Edward Arnold, Esther Ralston

Torch song: a hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist

Strange cargo: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Ian Hunter, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas, Albert Dekker, J. Edward Bromberg, Eduardo Ciannelli

A woman's face: Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Veidt, Osa Massen, Reginald Owen, Albert Basserman, Marjorie Main, Donald Meek

Flamingo Road: Joan Crawford, Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet, David Brian

Torch song: Joan Crawford, Michael Wilding, Gig Young, Marjorie Rambeau

DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital, mono

English and French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing


Disc 1.

Sadie McKee / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by John Meehan ; produced by Lawrence Weingarten ; directed by Clarence Brown

(1934 ; 93 min., b&w) --

Disc 2. Strange cargo /

a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screen play by Lawrence Hazard ; based on the book "Not too narrow ... not too deep" by Richard Sale ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by Frank Borzage

(1940 ; 113 min., b&w) --

Disc 3.

A woman's face / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Victor Saville ; screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart and Elliot Paul, from the play "Il etait une fois" by Francis de Croisset ; directed by George Cukor

(1941 ; 106 min., b&w) --

Disc 4.

Flamingo Road / a Warner Bros. release ; screen play by Robert Wilder ; based on a play by Robert and Sally Wilder ; directed by Micharl Curtiz ; produced by Jerry Wald

(1949 ; 94 min., b&w) --

Disc 5.

Torch song / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screen play by John Michael Hayes and Jan Lustig ; based on a story by I.A.R. White ; directed by Charles Walters ; produced by Henry Berman and Sidney Franklin, Jr.

(1953 ; 89 min., col.)

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