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Stars & Stripes Forever Bd + Dvd - Ws Sac [Blu-ray]


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  • Format: DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, Full Screen, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Dubbed: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • MPAA Rating: UNRATED
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
  • Release Date: Dec 13 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005QIOK70
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #26,956 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)


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IGT IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE CLASSICAL MOVIES, ALSO I LIKE THE MARCHES OF SOUSA. I WOULD RECCOMEND THIS MOVIE.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Surfin'Granny (truss98354@aol.com) on Nov. 22 1998
Format: VHS Tape
Anyone fond of marching band music will be thrilled with this account of the life of John Phillip Sousa. It is very well acted and very well made. There is comedy, tragedy, and gives you a feel of how life was in those times. But, best of all, there's the music. I watch this video every chance I get. It's especially good over the fourth of July, but trust me, you will enjoy it anytime!!! For a real treat, treat yourself to this great show!!!!
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Format: VHS Tape
This is an amusing little yarn on Sousa and his music. Being only about 90 minutes long the movie does not attempt to be comprehensive with his life, but concentrates instead on creating a portrait of him. Clifton Webb has Sousa's somewhat stiff, yet humorous personality down pretty well. The episodes depicted in the movie are brief vignettes, loosely based on some actual events. The Marine Corps probably did treat their March King in a rather off-hand manner as shown in the movie. Sousa did make the Marine Band from a 3rd rate emsemble into one of the best military bands in the country, and the Marines could not really offer him anymore than what they had already given him.
The truth is Sousa saw an opportunity to market himself to a growing American audience that was starting to become more sophisticated in its musical tastes. He would perfect the band tour concept. Others had done it before him, but Sousa would make himself into a super-star, and truly traveled the world. The movie accurately shows his formation of his own Sousa band after leaving the Marines in 1892. Where the movie strays a bit is with the silly sideline romance. Here we have the typical 1950s guy meets girl thing going on. It's cute, but kind of takes away from the subject matter. Its also hard to say whether this is a musical or not? There is a lot of singing and show numbers presented, based, supposedly on Sousa's music. We do get to hear some good versions of "Semper Fidelis" which is played ad noseum!
I would have liked this movie a lot more if it had been a little more serious and showcased some more of Sousa's music. He really did write more than just 10 marches you know! Plus countless classical transcriptions, overtures, songs, novely items and arrangements of old American folk music.
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