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Astaire and Rogers musicals

Discussion in 'DVD' started by FrankXS, Jan 29, 2004.

  1. FrankXS

    FrankXS Stunt Coordinator

    Jan 9, 2004
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    Why have the Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers musicals not been released on DVD ? Could there release be tied up in the same estate problems that have occured in other areas ?
    A box set of these titles including the RKO titles plus the Barkleys of Broadway at MGM would be a sure winner.
  2. Nick Eden

    Nick Eden Stunt Coordinator

    Jun 9, 2001
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    I think that some of the Astaire/Rogers films are coming from Warners. No official annoucement yet, but work does seem to have been started some time ago, so I would have thought an annoucement must be imminent.
    As yet no idea what titles might be released, assuming that a box set of all 10 titles at once is out of the question?
    I would guess that Top Hat, Swing Time, Shall We Dance and Follow The Fleet would have to be in the first wave?

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