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Fox Cinema Classics Collection debuts in January

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of 3 titles for 10th January 2006 as part of their new “Cinema Classics Collection” range. Priced at $19.98 SRP each are...

Island in the Sun - Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman. Darling and exquisitely filmed on location, this rich romantic story with it's focus on race, passion and politics, was one of the most talked about films of its day.

Features include:

  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English Dolby Surround
  • French & Spanish Mono
  • English & Spanish subtitles
  • Audio Commentary
  • Dorthy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Fox Flix: South Pacific & Carmen Jones

Pinky - Pinky (Jeanne Crain), a black woman who works as a nurse in Boston, finds she is able to "pass for white." Afraid her true heritage will be discovered, she leaves her white fiancé (William Lundigan) and returns home to Mississippi. There, she helps her ailing grandmother (Ethel Waters) by caring for her employer (Ethel Barrymore), an imperious plantation owner. When she names Pinky heiress to her estate, the community rises in resentment, triggering a sensational court trial.

Subject of landmark Supreme Court case in film censorship, this story about a mulatto woman's rights against prejudice, became itself, a battle for civil rights.

Features include:
  • 1.33:1 Full Frame
  • English Stereo
  • English, French & Spanish Mono
  • English & Spanish Mono

Stormy Weather - Lena Horne plays a rising club singer in this jazzy musical. Cab Calloway, Fats Waller and Dooley Wilson co-star.

Features include:
  • 1.33:1 Full Frame
  • English Mono & Stereo
  • English & Spanish subtitles
  • Commentary by Dr. Todd Boyd
  • Fox Flix: Daddy Long Legs & Call Me Madam




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