Walter Mitty

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  1. shoeshineboy

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    With hopefully Blu's to follow (eg: "Best Years of Our Lives", "The Bishop's Wife").
     
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    I'll definitely buy The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. I received an email about this and was very surprised.

    The Danny Kaye film I'm most looking forward to is A Song Is Born which was released on DVD and sold out quite quickly; too quickly for me. It now goes for outrageous sums in the OOP sub-market and I won't pay those prices.
     
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    Great news -
    Let's hope that Up in Arms isn't far behind!
     
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    I am hoping that Warner Brothers has The Court Jester through its licensing deal with Paramount, since the DVD is long out of print. A Blu-ray release of this VistaVision title would look fantastic in HD, and it also happens to be a very entertaining film.
     
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    I agree. I am very surprised it isn't already in release. Many people think it's his best film, and it has such a wonderful cast.
     
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    I expected the DVD. I'm really hoping for a blu for Walter Mitty and for the Princess and the Pirate. With the wonderful technicolor in those films plus an early career Virginia Mayo, both disks would look stunning.
     
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    You can always rent it at the library as well but yes, one of his better efforts and a good film to boot.
     
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    With Glynis Johns at the very peak of her beauty.
     
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    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is my favourite Danny Kaye film (followed by The Court Jester). I hope that the blu-ray follows this year as it is No 4 on my most wanted list. I am hopeful because of the December release of the Ben Stiller (oh dear!) film.

    I am also in for The Princess and The Pirate, great work by Bob Hope and Virginia Mayo. Both films hold up well on the original HBO DVDs.
     
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    There's a new Walter Mitty film coming out with Ben Stiller. I saw the trailer. It seems to do as much justice to Thurber's original story as the Danny Kaye version did, i.e. none. :angry:
     
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    I liked the Danny Kaye version so I don't really care that it didn't do justice to Thurber's story.
     

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