Will Rogers Collection, Volume 1 (Life Begins At 40 / In Old Kentucky / Doubting Thomas / Steamboat 'Round The Bend) (4-DVD)

Will Rogers Collection, Volume 1 (Life Begins At
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DVD Features:

  • Commentaries
  • Restoration Comparisons
  • Movietone News Footage
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 5 hours, 21 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1935
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • 4-Disc Set
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English

Disc 1: LIFE BEGINS AT FORTY

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers
    • Audio Commentary: Anthony Slide - Film Historian/Archivist
    • Comparison - Restoration

Disc 2: STEAMBOAT ROUND THE BEND

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers
    • Comparison - Restoration
    • Audio Commentary: Scott Eyman - Film Historian/Author

Disc 3: DOUBTING THOMAS

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers
    • Featurette: "A&E Biography- Will Rogers: An American Original"
    • Audio Commentary: Anthony Slide - Film Historian/Archivist
    • Comparison - Restoration
    • Bonus Footage:
      1. "Movietone News: Will Rogers Memorial Fund"
      2. "Movietone News: Stage Dedicated To Will Rogers In Hollywood"

Disc 4: IN OLD KENTUCKY

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers
    • Audio Commentary: Anthony Slide - Film Historian/Archivist
    • Comparison - Restoration
    • Bonus Footage:
      1. "Movietone News: Film Executives Visit Memorial to Will Rogers"
      2. "Movietone News: Will Rogers off with Wiley Post to Arctic Circle"

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Description by OLDIES.com:

Comedian. Commentator. Icon. Star! Will Rogers was all of these things and more to America in the 1920s and '30s, and his political jabs and witty one-liners are still quoted - and still timely - today! Collected within are some of Rogers' most beloved performances - from the newspaper columnist role he seemed born to play in life and on screen, to a riverboat captain in his final screen collaboration with equally legendary director John Ford. Get reacquainted with the hands-down funniest character of his time...now immortalized on DVD for all time!

Life Begins At 40 (1935, 80 mins.): A wickedly funny account of an embattled small-town newsman whose pen is mightier than the sword!

In Old Kentucky (1935, 86 mins.): A laugh-out-loud tale of feuding racehorse owners...and the horse trainer who hoofs on over to the enemy camp!

Doubting Thomas (1935, 74 mins.): A wonderfully wacky tale co-starring Billie Burke (The Wizard Of Oz) as a stage-struck wife to Rogers' dumbstruck husband!

Steamboat 'Round The Bend (1935, 81 mins.): A riveting riverboat ride about a steamboat captain involved in a slick race...and an even slicker court case!

Product Description:

This collection of films featuring the ever-popular entertainer Will Rogers includes the titles LIFE BEGINS AT FORTY, STEAMBOAT ROUND THE BEND, DOUBTING THOMAS, and IN OLD KENTUCKY. See individual titles for details.

Tracks:

  • 1.Life Begins At 40
  • 2.Steamboat Round The Bend
  • 3.Doubting Thomas
  • 4.In Old Kentucky

Plot Keywords:

Classic | Murder | Vintage

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  • Sales Rank: 96,616
  • UPC: 024543244929
  • Shipping Weight: 0.94/lbs (approx)
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