Jump to content



Sign up for a free account to remove the pop-up ads

Signing up for an account is fast and free. As a member you can join in the conversation, enter contests and remove the pop-up ads that guests get. Click here to create your free account.

Photo

Cat and the Fiddle and Merry Widow up for pre-order at Movies Unlimited


  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 of 5 OFFLINE   FrankXS

FrankXS

    Stunt Coordinator



  • 218 posts
  • Join Date: Jan 09 2004

Posted January 25 2013 - 02:29 AM

The last two of Jeanette MacDonald's MGM musicals are up for pre-order at Movies Unlimited as exclusives. The Cat and the Fiddle and The Merry Widow were both pre-Nelson Eddy but had many winning moments including some technicolor in one...direction by Ernst Lubitsch and two well known male leads Chevalier in Widow and Ramon Novarro in Cat/Fiddle.

#2 of 5 OFFLINE   Matt Hough

Matt Hough

    Executive Producer



  • 11,463 posts
  • Join Date: Apr 24 2006
  • LocationCharlotte, NC

Posted January 25 2013 - 08:32 AM

The Merry Widow is a truly lavish production; the movie wasn't popular in its day, and MGM lost a packet of money on it, but it has certainly stood the test of time.


I saw The Cat and the Fiddle long ago, but I have almost no memory of it. Will be glad to eventually add both to my collection.



#3 of 5 OFFLINE   Justin Ray

Justin Ray

    Stunt Coordinator



  • 208 posts
  • Join Date: Jun 27 2011

Posted January 25 2013 - 11:06 AM

Movies Unlimited also has Let Freedom Ring, the last of the unreleased Nelson Eddy-MGM ventures, as an exclusive. http://www.moviesunl....asp?sku=D59956

#4 of 5 ONLINE   PODER

PODER

    Second Unit



  • 275 posts
  • Join Date: Sep 05 2009

Posted January 25 2013 - 11:31 AM

I wouldn't mind getting my hands on a nice restored KNICKERBOCKER HOLIDAY.

#5 of 5 OFFLINE   Doug Bull

Doug Bull

    Advanced Member



  • 1,539 posts
  • Join Date: May 07 2001
  • Real Name:Doug Bull
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia

Posted January 30 2013 - 07:59 PM

What has happened to the lavish Technicolored 1952 version of "THE MERRY WIDOW" with Lana Turner? It's well overdue for a dvd release.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users