3 more from Warner in May

Warner Home Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD releases for three catalogue titles on May 26th 2003. The following titles will each retail at £12.99...

Little Shop Of Horrors (1986) - Poor Seymour Krelborn (Rick Moranis) is a downtrodden geek who never has things go his way. He works in Mr Mushnik's (Vincent Gardenia) run-down flower shop in the seedy part of town, thanklessly doing menial tasks and secretly dreaming of buxom, shrill-voiced shop assistant Audrey (Ellen Greene).

His other passion, collecting strange plants, leads him to bring home a small flytrap which he discovers following a solar eclipse and names Audrey II. While nurturing Audrey II (voiced by The Four Tops' Levi Stubbs) Seymour discovers some of the plant's unique features: it is in fact a "Mean Green Mother From Outer Space" that talks, sings and survives on a diet of human blood!

Needing a regular source of Audrey II's favourite food, Seymour embarks on a plan to kill Audrey's boyfriend, the sadistic, motorbike-riding, nitrous-oxide addict dentist Orin Scrivello (Steve Martin) which would also leave the way clear for Seymour and Audrey's love to bloom. But will this be enough to satisfy the plant's lust for blood, or must Seymour take more drastic measures?

Featuring cameos from Bill Murray and John Candy, Little Shop Of Horrors was nominated for two Oscars, two Golden Globes and a BAFTA.

  • Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
  • Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Music Only track
  • Outtakes
  • Making Of featurette
  • 2 TV spots: Fearless Hero, Cast/Revised
  • Audio Commentary by Director Frank Oz
  • Theatrical Trailer
High Society - The sublime talents of Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly combine on DVD for the first time when Warner Home Video releases the sparkling, starry musical High Society on 26th May 2003 for just £12.99 RRP.

The sophisticated Cole Porter score is brought to life when Crosby and Sinatra perform their only on-screen duet "Well, Did You Evah?" while the unmistakable voices of Crosby and Louis Armstrong combine memorably in "Now You Has Jazz". Sinatra and Celese Holm ask "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" and Kelly, in her last film role before she became Princess Grace of Monaco, sings with Crosby on the film's hit ballad "True Love".

Beautiful, aloof Newport heiress Tracy Lord (Kelly) is about to marry bland businessman George Kittredge (John Lund) but matters become complicated when her ex-husband C K Dexter-Haven (Crosby) moves to her neighbourhood determined to win back her hand.

Things go from bad to worse for Tracy when journalist Mike Connor (Crosby) arrives to cover the wedding for Spy Magazine. When Tracy is forced to choose between her suitors, will she realise that "safe" doesn't always mean the best bet?

  • Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
  • English, French and Italian Mono DD1.0 Audio tracks
  • Subtitles: English, French, Italian, Arabic, Dutch, Danish, English HOH, Italian HOH
  • Cole Porter In Hollywood: True Love
  • Millionaire Droopy (1956 MGM short)
  • Gala Premiere for High Society
  • Radio Ads
  • Theatrical Trailer
Calamity Jane - DVD fans are in for a rootin', tootin' good time from 26th May 2003 when Warner Home Video will release a classic from the golden age of Hollywood movie musicals. Doris Day and Howard Keel star in Calamity Jane, available to buy for just £12.99 RRP.

Songwriters Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster offer up a toe-tappin', thigh-slappin' score with highlights including gentle folk number "The Black Hills of Dakota", Keel's memorable solo "Higher Than A Hawk" and Day's all-singing, all-dancing "Just Blew In From The Windy City". The finest of all is Oscar-winning ballad "Secret Love" which went on to be one of the hits of the '50s and earned a gold disc for Day after selling over a million copies.

Deadwood, in untamed Dakota Territory, is a man's world on the edge of the Wild West, but hard riding, sharp shooting Calamity Jane (Day) can keep up with the best of them. She's too darned busy fighting Indians and cracking a bullwhip to pay much attention to girlie dresses and perfume and all! One of her bar-room boasts leads her all the way to Chicago to persuade beautiful stage star Adelaide Adams (Gale Robbins) to come and perform at Deadwood's premier venue, The Golden Garter. She brings back the wrong girl (Allyn Ann McLerie), and things go from bad to worse when she becomes a love rival for the hearts of her buddies Wild Bill Hickok (Keel) and Lt Danny Gilmartin (Philip Carey). Can Jane discover her more feminine side to ensure all ends happily?

  • 1.33:1 Fullscreen transfer
  • English and French Mono DD1.0 Audio
  • Subtitles English, French, Arabic, Dutch, English HOH
  • Two newsreels: "Western Style" & "Photo Play"
  • Theatrical Trailer

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