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The girl they called "Winnipeg's Sweetheart," Deanna Durbin, captured the hearts of movie fans everywhere with her irresistible charm and golden voice. From her debut in 1939 to the release of her last film in 1944, Deanna was an international superstar and box-office sensation. Then at the height of her fame, she walked away from Hollywood forever. Now her movie magic lives on in this special 6-film set, Deanna Durbin Sweetheart Pack. This rare treasure includes some of her best-loved films, including the Academy Award nominated Three Smart Girls; First Love, a modern riff on the classic Cinderella story; It Started with Eve, a tender-hearted musical farce; Lady on a Train, a crazy who-done-it; and Can't Help Singing, the film that takes Deanna out to the Old West in search of romance and adventure. All the music, romance and laughter is yours to own in the collection that's a treat for movie lovers and a must own for fans of one of Hollywood's most cherished legends.
The highest-paid female star in the world at age 14 and retired from show business at 27, Deanna Durbin, "Winnipeg's Sweetheart," was a fresh and joyful presence in some of the most charming musicals of the late Depression years. This five-movie set, long-awaited by her still-enthusiastic fans, includes her hit debut, Three Smart Girls.
Surprisingly quite funny and well acted.
Deanna Durbin's first role in a real movie.
I have always liked this actress, so it was nice to find a whole collection of her films on one disc. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Patricia
The DVD's arrived in perfect shape and were also on time. These movies are a huge hit with my whole family. It would be awesome to see more of her movies in collections like this!Published 22 months ago by red 'n white
Well finally some movies that I have waited for from those old years are coming out. I have Three Smart Girls, and Three Smart Girls Grow Up. Read morePublished on July 8 2004 by Bruce Holt
Finally! We, devoted fans of Deanna Durbin, will be able to own her wonderful movies on DVD! I disagree, though, with the reviewer who stated that SOMETHING IN THE WIND was one of... Read morePublished on June 21 2004 by R. Gerlach
Unlike what Amazon's page and another reviewer indicate, it seems that in this DVD set "100 Men and a Girl" has now been replaced by "Something in the Wind. Read morePublished on May 30 2004
Although she is little known today, Deanna Durbin was one of the most popular stars of the 1930s, a pretty teenager with a perky personality and a much-admired operatic singing... Read morePublished on May 14 2002 by Gary F. Taylor