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MISSING BETTY GRABLE MUSICALS

Discussion in 'DVD' started by PODER, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. PODER

    PODER Supporting Actor

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    Does anyone know of a decent Other Region release of WHEN MY BABY SMILES AT ME? As far as I
    can find, about the only thing out there is a pirated DVD that looks like a fifth generation VHS copy
    with a bad case of the shakes. It's hardly a classic, I'll admit, but Dan Dailey did score his only Oscar
    nomination for it.
     
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    This is the remake of The Dance of Life(1929) with Hal Skelly and Swing High, Swing Low with Dorothy Lamour & Fred MacMurray both in Public Domain. There are only a couple of clips on You Tube and they can only be classed as wicked. It might get a release from Fox themselves but maybe Kino?
     
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    Twilight Time stated last week that they have some Betty Grable titles in their future schedule
     
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    Yes... TT may have "Dolly Sisters" and "My Blue Heaven", as when I asked about them in the Kino Lorber thread, they said they didn't have those in their Fox deal.
     
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    I've never seen How to Be Very, Very Popular, and I'd love to see it (but only in Cinemascope).
     
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    i'm in for whatever titles they release!

    so many betty grable (and betty hutton) musicals missing in action

    when it comes to home video
     
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    I cannot see TT releasing these as I doubt they would sell many copies and nowhere near 3,000.
     
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    Thought I'd bump this thread after 2 plus years. Still MIA from Grable's Fox years-

    Tin Pan Alley (1940)
    Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe (1945)
    When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948)
    The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953)
    How to Be Very, Very Popular (1955)

    Are script/music rights issues holding these back from release? It'd be great if TT released these on Blu (though it hardly seems likely), however, I'd be happy with good looking DVD's.
     

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