CLASSIC DVD BUNDLE
SET OF 6
Bundle of 6 Classic films including; Monkey Business, Brief Encounter, Two Thousand Women, Arsenic and Old Lace, The Snake Pit and My Darling Clementine.
THE MARX BROTHERS : MONKEY BUSINESS (approx run time 74 mins) - The four Marx brothers, Harpo, Chico, Groucho and Zeppo head for high seas hilarity in this classic film comedy. While hiding from the authorities on a luxury liner, the quartet stowaways become bodyguards of rival gangsters, with the usual hilarious results. And naturally, no woman can resist a shipboard romance with the wily, quick witted Groucho.
BRIEF ENCOUNTER (approx run time 107 mins) - Noel Coward's sensitive portrayal of what happens when two happily married strangers meet and their acquaintance deepens into affection and love. It is the story of two people, thrown together by the chance meeting of the title, helpless in the face of their emotions but redeemed by their moral courage. Over they years few films have equalled the compassion and realism of Brief Encounter.
TWO THOUSAND WOMEN (approx run time 93 mins) - Set in Marville, a women's internment camp in Nazi occupied France, Two Thousand Women is the exciting tale of a group of British women from varied backgrounds brought together under extraordinary circumstances.
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (approx run time 114 mins) - Cary Grant and a stellar cast romp through this classic farce based on Joseph Kesselring's 1941 Broadway hit and breezily directed by Frank Capra. Frazzled drama critic Mortimer Brewster has two aunts who ply lonely geezers with poisoned libations, one sociopathic brother who looks like Boris Karloff, one bonkers brother who thinks he's Teddy Roosevelt, one impatient new bride - and only one night to make it turn out all right.
THE SNAKE PIT (approx run time 103 mins) - An Oscar nominated Olivia de Havilland stars as Virginia, an outwardly normal women whose marriage to a caring husband unravels when her behaviour becomes erratic. On professional advice Virginia is committed to an overcrowded state hospital where she encounters the bullying antics of the resentful matrons and the threat of the fearsome 'Snake Pit' an open room where the most deranged cases are held.
MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (STEEL TIN Edition, approx run time 92 mins... alternative version 98 mins) - After Wyatt Earp's brother James is murdered by cattle rustlers, the frontier legend becomes Tombstone's marshal and sets out to avenge the younger mans death. Torn between his badge and his fury, Earp confronts the likely killers, the notoriously lawless family of Old Man Clanton, setting the stage for the famed shootout at O.K. Corral. Along the way, Earp falls in love with a school-teacher named Clementine which pits him against the cantankerous Doc Holliday. While My Darling Clementine never loses its dynamism as a hard-hitting western, it is also a tender love story.