I didn’t buy a single DVD or movie-related book in February. But luckily for me, for the blog, and for you (if you enjoy these collection updates), I somehow completely forgot to post my collection update for December. So, these films were actually purchased in December but are officially entering the collection now. I hadn’t cataloged them either, so I’m not sure where my brain was in January, but all is well now! Here’s the list.
- The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) – DVD
Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Claude Rains. Special features: Commentary by Rudy Behimer, Warner Night at the Movies 1938 hosted by Leonard Maltin (Newsreel, Freddie Rich and His Orchestra musical short, Katnip Kollege cartoon, trailers for The Adventures of Robin Hood and Angels with Dirty Faces), Errol Flynn trailer gallery, music-only track of Wolfgang Korngold’s score
- The Country Girl (1954) – DVD
Starring Grace Kelly, for which she won her controversial Oscar against Dorothy Dandridge (Carmen Jones), Judy Garland (A Star is Born), Audrey Hepburn (Sabrina), and Jane Wyman (Magnificent Obsession). No special features.
- A Lady of Chance (1928) – DVD
Starring Norma Shearer. Warner Archive release with score by Christopher Caliendo.
- Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) – DVD
Starring Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, and Jason Robards. The only Western I loved before learning to love Westerns! Special features: Commentary by John Carpenter, John Milius, Alex Cox, Sir Christopher Frayling, and Dr. Sheldon Hall
- The Prodigal (1955) – DVD
Starring Lana Turner. Special features: Theatrical trailer, commentary by Dr. Drew Casper