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Hollywood Classics: The Golden Age of the Silver Screen
Hollywood Classics The Golden Age of the Silver Screen
Genres: Classics, Drama, Television
UR     2007     17hr 0min


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Genres: Classics, Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Silent Films, Drama, Television
Studio: Madacy Home Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 06/19/2007
Original Release Date: 06/19/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 17hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 5
SwapaDVD Credits: 5
Total Copies: 2
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English

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Stephanie M. (scrappingsteph) from BROKEN ARROW, OK
Reviewed on 2/23/2008...
This deluxe 5-DVD tin can features 10 films from the golden age of the silver screen, starring such Hollywood legends as Elizabeth Taylor, Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart and Bob Hope. Spanning the 30s, 40s, and 50s, this collection is a trip down memery lane like no other, featuring over 15 hours of laughs, drama, love, and pain.

1. life with father - starring elizabeth taylor
2. till the clouds roll by - starring june allyson & judy garland
3. a farewell to arms - starring helen hayes & gary cooper
4. penny serenade - starring irene dunne & cary grant
5. father's little dividend - starring elizabeth taylor
6. meet john doe - starring gary cooper & barbara stanwyck
7. the little princes - starring shirley temple & cesar romero
8. my favorite brunette - starring bob hope & dorothy lamour
9. made for each other - starring carole lombard & james stewart
10. snow of kilimanjaro - starring gregory peck & ava gardner

Running Time is 17 hours
2 of 3 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

Terrible quality
K. Brown | Anchorage, AK | 11/02/2007
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I am a classic movie fan and saw this collection as a way to get several very good movies for my library. It was on sale at Sam's for about 15 bucks, so I thought,"5 dvds with 10 full-length films-GREAT!" I found out that it was not what I hoped at all. While it does include some good classic titles like "Life with Father", "Meet John Doe", and "The Little Princess", it is ruined by the fact that the sound quality is VERY POOR! and since it does not have an option of subtitles, it is very difficult to even understand what is happening. The sound also goes loud and soft a lot. The picture quality is not great. I realize that these old movies, especially black and whites are kinda dark anyway, but this was exceptionally poor quality. There are no special features on any of the discs either. The shiny metal tin to hold the collection in is a nice touch, but it seems to be falsely giving the idea that there is a real "treasure" inside. This collection is NO TREASURE!"
Absolute Trash
RSG | Nashville, TN United States | 07/09/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)

"The quality is about what you would expect of someone video taping old movies with a video camera on a tripod from a TV screen. The sound is out of sync, making the movies very nearly unwatchable. Most of the real gems here can be bought on Amazon seperately used for $5 or so. Don't waste a PENNY on this, it's not the SERENADE you think!"
7geez | USA | 12/25/2007
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Bought this set for my mom for Christmas. The quality is atrocious -- both sound and picture quality. Do not waste your money. I'm seriously thinking of returning and getting my mom something else. I can't believe people can live with themselves putting crap like this in a box and selling to unsuspecting victims."