MPI HOME VIDEO DANCES ON “CELTIC TIDES”
Musical & Cultural Odyssey Arrives On DVD 3/27/07
The Chieftains, Loreena McKennitt & Old Blind Dogs Featured Artists
Chicago (December 27, 2006) â€“ MPI Home Video, a unique collection of classic television shows, specials, movies, and documentaries on DVD, present CELTIC TIDES A MUSICAL ODYSSEY, celebrating the best of Celtic music and explores today’s vibrant Celtic music and dance scene through 13 exciting performances and many fascinating interviews.
CELTIC TIDES A MUSICAL ODYSSEY ($19.98 SRP) allows you to travel to Ireland, Scotland and Eastern Canada to visit artists such as the Chieftains, Loreena McKennitt, Clannad, Mary Black, Altan, Ashley MacIsacc, Natalie MacMaster, The Rankin Family, Capercaillie, Dougie MacLean, Solas, Mary Jane Lamond, and Old Blind Dogs.
Filmed against the dramatic backdrops of beautiful rugged landscapes, ancient Celtic ruins and windswept ocean shores, CELTIC TIDES A MUSICAL ODYSSEY featured artists include:
The Rankin Family
Mary Jane Lamond
Old Blind Dogs
DICK VAN DYKE IN RARE FORM ON MPI HOME VIDEO DVD
Vintage Comic Performances Not Seen Since the 1950s
Brand New Intros By Singing Legend Pat Boone
Chicago (December 27, 2006) â€“ MPI Home Video, a unique collection of classic television shows, specials, movies, and documentaries on DVD, present DICK VAN DYKE – IN RARE FORM, a revelatory and highly entertaining collection of vintage performances showcasing a comic legend in the making.
DICK VAN DYKE – IN RARE FORM ($14.98 SRP) features classic monologue, pantomime and song & dance routines from the 1958-59 season of THE PAT BOONE CHEVY SHOWROOM. In those days, singer-actor Pat Boone would present fresh new talent to the nation’s TV viewersâ€¦ and he returns to repeat the feat in brand-new introductions made exclusively for this collection.
Highlighting Dick’s most hilarious and beloved routines DICK VAN DYKE – IN RARE FORM includes “Babysitting Father”, “Mailing A Letter On A Windy Corner”, “Daddy’s Little Girls”, “The Pet Cat”, “Sneaking In” and “The Tennis Champ” as well as song performances with Pat Boone and Shirley Jones.
DICK VAN DYKE – IN RARE FORM (Streets 3/27/07) bonus features include brand new introductions by Pat Boone, 2 bonus performances, and an episode of the rare 1959 panel show “Laugh Line” hosted by Dick Van Dyke.
MPI HOME VIDEO CARRY ON “FAMILY AFFAIR”
Pop 60s-70s Sit-com Stars Film Legend Brian Keith
New 3-part “Lost In Spain” & Never-Before-Seen Bonus Features Included
Chicago (December 27, 2006) â€“ MPI Home Video, a unique collection of classic television shows, specials, movies, and documentaries on DVD, present FAMILY AFFAIR SEASON 3, a popular situation comedy and a regular top 20 hit show produced by Don Fedderson Productions for CBS-TV during its five-year run from 1966-71.
FAMILY AFFAIR SEASON 3 ($39.98 SRP) stars Brian Keith as bachelor Bill Davis, a highly-paid engineering consultant who lives in a posh Manhattan apartment with his proper English manservant, Mr. Giles French (Sebastian Cabot). Davis’ carefree existence is turned upside down when his brother and sister-in-law die suddenly in a tragic plane accident, leaving their three children orphaned. Davis becomes an instant father figure to six year-old twins, Buffy and Jody (Anissa Jones, Johnnie Whitaker) and their big sister, Cissy (Kathy Garver).
In FAMILY AFFAIR SEASON 3 (streets 3/27/07) Jody accepts a dare to clip Mr. French’s beard to get into an exclusive club, Buffy brings an early Christmas to a sick little girl, Cissy yearns to become a hippie, Mr. French is cast in a movie about Henry the VIII and Uncle Bill considers marriage to a beautiful (but child-hating) Italian girl.
John Williams joins the family for 9 episodes, as Mr. French’s equally unflappable butler brother. Guest stars include Butch Patrick, Eve Plumb, Joe Flynn and Jamie Farr.
Family Affair Season 3 contains 28 episodes on 5 discs, including the three-part “Lost In Spain” and never-before-seen bonus features.
REDD FOXX & GROUCHO MARX HEADLINE DOUBLE BILL
Two Legends On MPI Home Video DVD 3/27/07
Rare Groucho Archive TV Footage Included
Chicago (December 27, 2006) â€“ MPI Home Video, a unique collection of classic television shows, specials, movies, and documentaries on DVD, present comic greats REDD FOXX and GROUCHO MARX headlining this hilarious double bill of old school style stand-up comedy, performed live in front of a studio audience.
REDD FOXX and GROUCHO MARX ($14.98 SRP) stars Redd Foxx (Sanford & Son) as he chain smokes and ribs a mixed audience with a politically incorrect routine of jokes about poverty, race relations, slavery, the Vietnam War, women and dwarves.
Sporting his trademark cigar and deadpan delivery, Groucho Marx interviews members of the audience and answers questions pitched by announcer Ed Jordan about his long comic career as one-third of the manic Marx Brothers, stars of such classic films as Duck Soup and A Night At The Opera.
MPI Home Video has well over 2000 home video titles in its collection, including some of the world’s most popular documentaries, movies and television programs. Some of the titles represented by MPI Home Video are The George Carlin Collection, Completely Carlin, The Honeymooners “Lost Episodes,” The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, The History of the 20th Century, and the visually stunning 70 mm documentary Baraka.