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LASSIE: THE PAINTED HILLS
The beloved Collie, Lassie, outsmarts crooked miners and rescues her friends. Lots of action and beautifully shot, as is customary with all Lassie films.
RED SKELTON: KING OF LAUGHTER
From Vaudeville to radio to Hollywood and television, the late Red Skelton was truly the king of laughter, and this hilarious compilation celebrates his reign with comedy bits, sketches and Red’s trademark ad-libs. Of course Red enacts such memorable characters as Cauliflower McPugg, Clem Kadiddlehopper, Willie Lump Lump, Deadeye and BBC newscaster Lord Beaverhead.
THE LITTLE PRINCESS
Every little girl dreams of being a princess, but for this one – she lives the dream. Shirley Temple stars as the daughter of a very wealthy British soldier. Her life becomes a nightmare when her father, who is the only family she has, is called to serve his country. While her father is away fighting for his country, Sara lives and studies at Miss Minchin’s School for Young Ladies where the students are treated unfairly and judged by the wealth of their parents.
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF HEIDI
A film adaptation of Johanna Spryl’s inspiring novel about a young girl’s coming of age when she leaves the alpine slopes of her native Switzerland for the hustle and bustle of New York City. Starring Burl Ives, and Katy Kurtzman as Heidi.
THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
When the town clown (Danny Kaye) is forced to impersonate a visiting inspector general, he soon becomes the target for murder and mayhem. This charming musical, based on the play ‘Revizor’ by Russian dramatist Nikolai Gogol, featurews the inimitable comic jester Danny Kaye, and talented stars such as Barbara Bates and Alan Hale.
W.C. FIELDS’ COLLECTED SHORTS
W.C. Fields aerobic humour, famous one-liners and films have stood the test of time and remain priceless. This collection of shorts is among his finest efforts.
THE THREE STOOGES
The zany kings of madcap, pie-in-the-face comedy are at it again if four hilarious short films. This is over 3 hours of absolutely side-splitting comedy. Short films include; Disorder in the Court, Brideless Groom, Sing a Song of Six Pants & Malice in the Palace.
THE JUNGLE BOOK
A boy raised by wolves tries to adapt to human village life. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s stories, the teenager, Mowgli, learns human language and some human ways quickly, though keeping jungle ideas. While living in the village, Mowgli takes the merchant Buldeo’s beautiful daughter on a jungle tour, where they stumble upon a great treasure. Unfortunately, this wonderful discovery sets in motion the evil of human greed. Starring Sabu as Mowgli.
THE FLYING DEUCES
Jilted by the girl he loves, Ollie decides to commit suicide, taking Stan with him. A passer-by who turns out to be the girl’s fiancé persuades them both to join the Foreign Legion in order to forget about the girl. Familiar troubles ensue ending with Fin keeping them in jail overnight to be shot at dawn (Stan: ‘I hope it’s cloudy tomorrow’). They escape by stealing an aeroplane, which eventually crashes. Stan survives, but Ollie is immediately reincarnated as a horse.
THE STOLEN JOOLS
Joan Crawford, Buster Keaton and Laurel &Hardy all make an appearance in this classic involving the investigation of the reported theft of actress Norma Shearer’s jewelry.