July 16, 2013

Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera, based on the story of a disfigured musical genius who lives under the Paris Opera House lives and uses music to win the love of a beautiful opera singer.

Askwith Media Library 58551-D Release Date 2012

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A Song is Born

This hilarious and high-spirited musical stars Danny Kaye as a professor of high-brow music who inadvertently becomes involved with a sensual saloon singer (Virginia Mayo) and a crooked criminal gang.

Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo what more needs to be said.

Askwith Media Library 56444-D Release date 1947, DVD 2008

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August 03, 2011

Laurence Olivier Presents

"Cat on a hot tin roof" stars: Laurence Olivier (Big Daddy), Natalie Wood (Margaret), Robert Wagner (Brick), Maureen Stapleton (Big Mamma), Mary Peach (Mae), and Jack Hedley (Gooper).

"The Collection" stars: Laurence Olivier (Harry), Alan Bates (James), Malcolm McDowell (Bill), and Helen Mirren (Stella).

"Hindle wakes" stars: Donald Pleasence (Nat Jeffcote), Rosemary Leach (Mrs. Jeffcote), Jack Hedley (Chris Hawthorn), Pat Heywood (Mrs. Hawthorn), and Roy Dotrice (Sir Timothy).

"Come back, little Sheba" stars: Laurence Olivier (Doc), Joanne Woodward (Lola), Carrie Fisher (Marie), Patience Collier (Mrs. Coffman), and Nicholas Campbell (Turk).

"Saturday, Sunday, Monday" stars: Laurence Olivier (Antonio), Joan Plowright (Rosa), Frank Finlay (Peppino), and Edward Woodward (Luigi).

"Ebony Tower" stars: Laurence Olivier (Henry Breasley), Roger Rees (David Williams), Greta Scacchi (Mouse), and Toyah Willcox (Freak).

Granada TV, originally broadcast on television between 1976-1984.

3 videodiscs (509 min.)

Outstanding acting and production quality. ~Mike

Askwith Media Library 44544-D -44546-D

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March 24, 2010

Passing strange

A young man leaves behind his mother and life in a Los Angeles neighborhood and sets out on a journey of self-discovery in Europe during the 1970s in order to find his purpose in life through his music.

Askwith Media Library 51610-D

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