The Pirate ~ That's Dancing ~ Words and Music Plus Two 2-Disc Double Features:
That Midnight Kiss / Toast of New Orleans
Royal Wedding / Belle of New York
Seven Films, Digitally Remastered, Debut on DVD July 24 With New Featurettes and Other Extensive Bonus Features
Burbank, Calif. April 2, 2007 â€“ Get ready for toe-tapping, finger-snapping and tune-whistling fun when Classic Musicals from the Dream Factory Volume 2, a collection of seven newly-remastered favorites from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Golden Era, arrives July 24 from Warner Home Video. The collection features the DVD debuts of The Pirate, That's Dancing, and Words and Music along with two new to DVD Double Feature discs: a pair of Mario Lanza/Kathryn Grayson musicals -- That Midnight Kiss and Toast of New York, and two Fred Astaire favorites -- Royal Wedding/ Belle of New York.
Following last year's successful Volume 1 (It's Always Fair Weather, Summer Stock, Three Little Words, Till the Clouds Roll By, and Ziegfeld Follies), this second spectacular collection of the fabled studio's vintage musicals features some of the most memorable numbers by the greatest stars of the genre, top lined by the Hollywood musical's golden trio of immortal legends â€“- Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. Landmark numbers include Fred Astaire dancing on the ceiling and with a coat rack, Gene Kelly's "Be a Clown," and Judy Garland belting out "Johnny One Note." The talents of Mickey Rooney, Jane Powell, Lena Horne, Ray Bolger and many more stars are also showcased.
Each feature film has been meticulously restored and remastered from its original elements and complemented with new featurettes, commentaries, rare outtake musical numbers, radio interviews, audio only bonus outtakes and vintage cartoons. The titles will be available individually for $19.97 SRP, the 2-disc DVD of Royal Wedding/Belle of New York and 2-disc set of That Midnight Kiss/Toast of New York will sell for $24.98 SRP and the seven-disc collection will sell for $59.92 SRP.
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