Hi. THE BIG PARADE DVD and Blu-ray isn't out yet. It will be released before the end of the year. Probably between September and December. Likely November, for Armistice Day. I hope it's out sooner, or at least plays on TCM earlier than that, but it's rather doubtful. I didn't see it listed on the advance Memorial Day Weekend schedule, but I have not looked at the May slate in depth yet either.
To view Daisy Kenyon click here. Daisy Kenyon (1947) is a rarity. It’s a romantic Hollywood movie made for adults that refuses to sentimentalize its subject and treats all its characters respectfully despite their failings and their flaws. Joan Crawford stars as Daisy, an ambitious commercial artist who becomes involved in a complicated love triangle […]
To view The Slipper and the Rose click here. For some movies, finding a receptive audience is all a matter of timing, Upon its initial release, The Slipper and the Rose (1976), a sterling reinterpretation of the Cinderella story, missed its window of opportunity because it came out after a string of box office disasters […]
To view Elena and Her Men click here. In its time Elena and Her Men (1956) was something of a disaster for Jean Renoir, a succession of problems (contested rights, fevers, bad accents) for which he struggled to find solutions. It was a box office and critical dud, and ended any hope of Renoir returning to Hollywood. To read its […]