Hey Warner! where are the girls?

Junior_V

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why not a box set with female stars? so far you have given us 2 boxes with male stars (tough guys collection, gangster collection) but non with the women( I don't think this one counts http://www.amazon.com/Leading-Collec...897642?ie=UTF8 )

Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, Norma Shearer, Vivien Liegh, Judy Garland, Barbara Stanwyck, Katharine Hepburn, Greer Garson, Grace Kelly, Rosalind Russell, Myrna Loy
why not a big 8 movies collection?

Waterloo Bridge & The Swan would be perfect to be included
 

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This concept would work if there was a common theme (a la gangsters, crime, film noir or pre-Code) that you could hang the collection on. But Warner seems more interested in issuing boxes grouped by star (Bette, Joan, Garbo, Judy, etc.)
 

Junior_V

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Im very sure Warner can come up with a theme for the girls

I can think of 38 Crawford & 34 Davis movies that are DVD worthy
However there is gonna be a Crawford vol.2 & Davis vol.3 next year so there is 33 Crawford, 29 Davis left. they can at least put 2 or 3 Crawford/Davis movies in a "Ladies Collection"

There is only 5 Garland movie left(The Pirate,The Clock,Little Nellie Kelly,Listen, Darling,Everybody Sing)

Elizabeth Taylor & Lana Turner also has some movie that could be included
 

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yeah they might as well box the rest of judy's movies together, release the remaining garbo talkies (6 left) and lana turner needs her own set now.
 

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i'd love to see the hard way, out of the fog, and the man i love released on dvd. i think joan crawford v2 or jean harlow will be the first female set of 2007.
 

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A Stanwyck Box? NIGHT NURSE, EAST SIDE, WEST SIDE, JEOPARDY (quite a tour de force), THESE WILDER YEARS (with Cagney), LADIES THEY TALK ABOUT, TO PLEASE A LADY (with Gable), MAN IN A CLOAK, and an excuse to finally bring out EXECUTIVE SUITE....
 

Frank M

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I think they will release a Katharine Hepburn in May 2007 to celebrate her 100th birthday.
 

RafaelPires

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Please Warner. Give us a scopp of what's coming early 2007. I can't wait for the Harlow and Crawford boxes, as well as the mentioned Ginger Rogers collection (though I think this won't be out until 2008). Esther Willians, Bette Davis Vol. 3 and a Katharine Hepburn box would be must buys too.
Can't forget the wonderful Barbara Stanwyck. And since I know she won't have a box set of her own, I would love to see more Ann Sheridan on dvd.
 

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I am waiting for a Natalie Wood Box from Warner.

Inside Daily Clover
Splendor In The Grass: SE
Penelope
Sex and the Single Girl
Gypsy
Cash McCall
 

Charles Ellis

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There are a lot of films with female leads from the Warner/Turner catalog that are worthy of DVD release:

Green Dolphin Street- with Lana Turner and Donna Reed
I'll Cry Tomorrow- starring Susan Hayward
Light In The Piazza- starring Olivia deHavilland, recently made into a Broadway musical which was televised this year live on PBS
The Valley of Decision- with Greer Garson (who should have her own box set!)
Escape- Norma Shearer battles the Nazis to save Robert Taylor
Confession-Kay Francis kills for love (now, this is a star who needs rediscovery a la Louise Brooks. Before Bette Davis, she was the queen of Warner Bros., and did many a melodrama that made her Warners' answer to both MGM's Norma Shearer and Greta Garbo- at one point, she was the highest paid actress in Hollywood!)

-mind you, that's just the tip of the iceberg. Just to prove that there are a lot of major and lesser-known films from the Golden Age with stong leading ladies that deserve a DVD release!
 

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smilin through with frederic march and norma shearer is the 2nd most requested on title not on DVD acording to the TCM website.
 

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speaking of broadway melody, they should have an eleanor powell set icluding:

-broadway melody of 1936 & 1938 (double feature)
-lady be good
-rosalie
-born to dance
-ship ahoy
-honolulu
 

Corey

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i hope they have those eleanor powell musicals on the release schedule because she most likely wouldn't get a set devoted to her.
 

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I'm hoping Warner Bros. is going to release "RAINTREE COUNTY" starring Elizabeth Taylor for its 50th Anniversary next year. I'm eager to have this on DVD.

Andy
 

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