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Warner Bros Classic Holiday Collection-V01 DVD 1 of 1

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Format: DVD
Sku: 208462940
UPC: 883929031061
UPC 14: 00883929031061
Rating: NR
 
Have a Classic Hollywood Holiday!
Gather your family for a joyous holiday of fun and film with the Warner Bros. Classic Holiday Collection. Volume 1 includes A CHRISTMAS CAROL, CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT, BOYS TOWN, and THE SINGING NUN.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: A classic that's as integral a part of Christmas as lighted trees and mistletoe. Reginald Owen and Gene Lockhart star in this rewarding holiday treat.

CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT: Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country's most famous food writer. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality she is an umarried New Yorker who can't even boil an egg. The recipes come from her good friend Felix. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his christmas on "her" farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do?

BOYS TOWN: Spencer Tracy won an Oscar in 1939 for his work in this touching and inspirational story of Father Flanagan and his young, delinquent charges.

THE SINGING NUN: Musical about a talented Belgian nun with an uplifting singing style who wins a talent contest and lands a record deal, only to feel ill-prepared for her newfound fame and rekindled attraction to an old friend.

"[Boys] A classic with Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney squaring off magnificently.  Beth Accomando, KPBS.org
"[Singing] ...[an] uplifting narrative and spiritually rewarding subject matter...  Doug Pratt, DVDLaser.com
"[Boys] Tracy is always good -- was he ever bad in a film in his entire career?  Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"[Carol] A great and eternally heartwarming film that can stand an appreciative viewing every year through every decade.  The Motion Picture Guide
"[Carol] We recommend it to all!...Heartening, serene and touching.  The New York Times
"[Connecticut] A sometimes hilarious farce and a holiday favorite.  TV Guide
"[Singing] ...engaging musical interludes...  Variety

Editor's Note
Celebrate the Yuletide season with this collection of classic films that will warm the heart and raise the spirit. Included here are BOYS TOWN, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, A CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT, and THE SINGING NUN. Please see individual titles for complete synopsis information.
Features
Video Features DVD, No Longer Produced
Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Warner
Video Release Date Release Date: 11/11/2008
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 1000040777
Video UPC UPC: 00883929031061
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 4

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio Anamorphic Widescreen/Standard  2.35:1/1.33:1 [4:3]

Awards


Oscar (1967)
   Video Award Name Harry Sukman, Nominee, [Singing] Best Music, Scoring of Music, Adaptation or Treatment

Oscar (1939)
   Video Award Name Boys Town, Nominee, [Boys] Best Picture
Video Award Name Eleanore Griffin, Dore Schary, Winner, [Boys] Best Writing, Original Story
   Video Award Name John Meehan, Dore Schary, Nominee, [Boys] Best Writing, Screenplay
   Video Award Name Norman Taurog, Nominee, [Boys] Best Director
Video Award Name Spencer Tracy, Winner, [Boys] Best Actor in a Leading Role
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