Classic MGM Films and TV via CreateSpace DVD on Demand

Posted on March 28, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment today announced that it will be offering 27 additional MGM titles, including never-before-released award-winning classic films, made-for-TV movies and television shows via CreateSpace’s DVD on Demand service. The list includes some neglected gems like Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man” (one of the sharpest political films ever made), “Cold Turkey” (a wild comedy about an entire town that quits smoking together), and “The Tenth Man,” a Graham Greene WWII drama with Anthony Hopkins and Kristin Scott Thomas.
Film
The Best Man (1964) Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Edie Adams
The Caretakers (1963) Robert Stack, Polly Bergen, Joan Crawford
Cold Turkey (1971) Dick Van Dyke, Bob Newhart
Eight On The Lam (1967) Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller, Jonathan Winters
Fitzwilly (1967) Dick Van Dyke, Barbara Feldon
The Gallant Hours (1960) James Cagney, Dennis Weaver
Garbo Talks (1984) Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher
The Glory Guys (1965) James Caan, Tom Tryon, Harve Presnell
The Honey Pot (1967) Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward, Cliff Robertson
House Of The Long Shadows (1984) Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, John Carradine
Hurricane Streets (1998) Edie Falco, Brendan Sexton III, Heather Matarazzo
Inherit The Wind (1999) Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott
The Landlord (1970) Beau Bridges, Lee Grant, Diana Sands, Pearl Baily
Man Of Iron (1981) Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Krystyna Janda
The Offence (1973) Sean Connery, Trevor Howard, Vivien Merchant
The Tenth Man (1988) Anthony Hopkins, Kristin Scott Thomas
Toys In The Attic (1963) Dean Martin, Geraldine Page, Gene Tierney
The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979) Lindsay Wagner, Alan Feinstein, Linda Gray
Valentino (1977) Rudolf Nureyev, Leslie Caron, Michelle Phillips
Vanishing Fiancée (1978) François Truffaut, Nathalie Baye, Jean Dasté
The Whisperers (1967) Dame Edith Evans, Eric Portman
The White Buffalo (1977) Charles Bronson, Jack Warden, Will Sampson
Wicked Stepmother (1989) Bette Davis, David Rasche, Colleen Camp
Television Series
“Flipper” Season 2 (1964) Brian Kelly, Luke Halpin, Tommy Norden
“Flipper – The New Adventures” Season 1 (1995) Jessica Alba, Brian Wimmer, Colleen Flynn
“Highway Patrol” Season 1 (1955) Broderick Crawford
“Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot” Complete Series (1969) Kaneko Mitsunobu, Akio Itô, Shôzaburô Date

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3 Replies to “Classic MGM Films and TV via CreateSpace DVD on Demand”

  1. I’ll have to check out “Valentino”–I grew up watching a video of Nureyev and Dame Margot Fonteyn in “Swan Lake” (though I was terrified of Von Rothbart and I still don’t get why they thought they needed all those close-ups of him). Nureyev was gorgeous and MY GOSH could he dance!! He’s still one of my favourites.

  2. I’d love to hear what you think of it! I think you will enjoy it, but I am pretty sure you will conclude that Nureyev was a better dancer than an actor. Thanks for a great comment!

  3. April 29th, 2010
    Mr. Dick Van Dyke,
    Star of Comedy Entertainment,
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    Dear Mr. Dyke:
    On the eve in Edmonton, Alberta as posted above; I viewed the exacting motion picture “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang;” at the then Venue of Ave.
    The enormous feature of this brilliant filming is Ms Andrew’s (a Julie; I named my true full Roman Catholic daughter in front of the Grey Nuns Hospital for health identification); here I viewed today in part with my Dear love and beauty wife, a Ms Janet Ellen; the reason I love this kool film is the inventive humour I find all British in flavour.
    The scene Mr. Caractacus Potts; a Jew in head and an Irish in temperament fights away being poor by creating a ‘flying machine;’ a Ms Sally Ann Howes heads direction as a ‘flighty’ women in need of a marital to Mr. Van Dyke.
    In Mr. Ian Fleming’s masterful concert in written gospel of baby bear th; the cry for all young; children of all background play safe and remain unharmed!
    The auto here is a proven Rolls part; and Mercedes; the engine inside is a kool 490-cubic-inch; Ford. The wings unfold by a diesel motor from an Austin, Texan power plant to kool the hydraulics from over heating to drinkable clear, like Texan men who care about their mother and with due respect; world wide.!
    The bang! Bang!, is the sound of a drum used by my insight; this is accomplished by a metal ‘thud;’ a Ms Anna Quayle heads a rousing song: ‘My First Is New And Here’; this Rogers and Hammerstein composition; along with Metro Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures new sound-track invented by the Central Intelligence Agency along with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Unit-1A; of decoding; did a brilliant recording serving the motion pictures realm, since 1960.
    XX

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