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Fox Marquee Musicals Waves 4 in May

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the fourth wave in their Region 1 Marquee Musicals Collection. Arriving on 22nd May 2007 “fully restored and beautifully remastered” are three classic movie musicals making their Region 1 DVD debut. Priced at $19.98 SRP each they are…

Can Can - This adaptation of Cole Porter’s smash Broadway musical Can-Can made its silver screen debut in 1960 and features timeless songs such as “Can Can,” “C’est Manifique,” “You Do Something To Me,” “I Love Paris” and “Let’s Fall In Love.” Can-Can brings together the illustrious Frank Sinatra and celebrated Oscar -winner Shirley MacLaine for some high-stepping fun in Montmartre. The film also features French stars Maurice Chevalier (Gigi) and Louis Jourdan (Made in Paris).

Digitally restored and released on DVD for the first time, Can-Can is presented in widescreen with bonus programming that includes “The Classic Cole Porter” featurette, “The Steve Allen Plymouth Show” featurette, “A Leg Up: Making of Can-Can,” a restoration comparison, a photo gallery, an isolated score and FX track and the original theatrical trailer. Audio is presented in English Stereo and French and Spanish Mono with subtitles in English and Spanish.

Pigskin Parade - Sports and music go hand-in-hand in Pigskin Parade, the 1936 college football musical, starring one of the silver screen’s biggest stars, Judy Garland (A Star Is Born). The film also co-stars Jack Haley (The Wizard of Oz) and Patsy Kelly (My Son, the Hero) as married coaches in search of a hero for their college team, as well as Johnny Downs (All-American Co-Ed), Betty Grable (Whoopee!) and Dixie Dunbar (Sing, Baby, Sing).

Pigskin Parade, making its DVD debut, has been digitally re-mastered and restored in full frame format with a “Making the Team: The Talent of Pigskin Parade” featurette, a restoration comparison, a photo gallery, an isolated score and FX track and the original theatrical trailer. The film is presented in English Stereo and French and Spanish Mono with subtitles in English and Spanish.

On the Riviera (1951) - An impersonation gig becomes wildly out of control for an American entertainer working on the French Riviera in the two-time Oscar -nominated On The Riviera (1951). Danny Kaye (Up in Arms, White Christmas) stars in the lively comedy along with Gene Tierney (The Egyptian) and Corinne Calvet (Peking Express).

Presented in widescreen and available for the first time on DVD, the digitally restored On The Riviera includes a “Directed by Walter Lang” featurette, “The Riviera Story” featurette, a restoration comparison, a photo gallery, an isolated score and FX track and the theatrical trailer. The film is presented in English Stereo and French and Spanish Mono with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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