Daddy Long Legs
Starring: Fred Astaire & Leslie Caron Director: Jean Negulesco

Daddy Long Legs
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DVD Features:

  • Audio Commentary
  • Movietone News
  • Daddy Longlegs London Premiere
  • Photo Gallery
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Includes Collectible Lobby Cards!
  • Widescreen (Anamorphic)
  • Audio: English [CC], Spanish, French
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 6 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1955
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.55
  • Audio:
    • Mono - English, French, Spanish
    • Stereo - English
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Additiontal Footage:
      1. "Movietone News" with Optional Commentary by Ken Barnes - Film Historian, Ava Astaire McKenzie - Daughter of Fred Estaire
      2. DADDY LONG LEGS London Premiere
    • Audio Commentary: Ken Barnes - Film Historian, Ava Astaire McKenzie - Daughter of Fred Estaire
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Stills/Photos

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Daddy Long Legs is a magical musical, following a young French girl (Leslie Caron) through college, her education sponsored by a mysterious man with long legs. Millionaire Jervis Pendleton III (Fred Astaire) is from old money, and although generous with his wealth, he must learn how to give of his emotions. Amid sparkling musical numbers and dream sequences, comic relief comes from Fred Clark as Griggs, Jervis' assistant, and Thelma Ritter as Jervis' secretary.

Product Description:

Globe-trotting playboy Astaire spies a young woman living in an orphanage, and on impulse decides to anonymously sponsor her college education. The mystery of her benefactor's identity fuels romantic speculation in the girl, and her letters fuel romantic speculation in Astaire. Caron may not be Astaire's greatest partner, but she's adorable and the score's pleasant.


Production Notes:

  • Shot in DeLuxe color and CinemaScope (aspect ratio 2.55:1).
  • This was the 3rd version of Jean Webster's popular novel. The first was done in 1919, and starred Mary Pickford; the second starred Janet Gaynor and Warner Baxter, and was released in 1931.
  • Musical numbers include: "Hong Kong," "Texas Millionaire," "International Playboy," "Guardian Angel," Sluefoot," "Welcome Egghead," and "Dream."

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  • UPC: 024543217893
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
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