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Lucy & Desi 1: Lucy Takes Cruise Havana [Import]
Lucy & Desi 1: Lucy Takes Cruise Havana [Import]

5.0 out of 5 stars IT'S LUCY! WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT?, April 8 2004
This is truly a classic. It seems funny that Lucy Ricardo has two good friends that look like Ann Sothern. In this show Lucy shares a cruise with her good friend Suzie McNamara, {11/6/57} played by Ann Sothern, and meets her later to be husband Ricky... and meets Fred and Ethel Mertz for the first time. Fred with hair is truly the moment in history that true tv classic lovers dream of. Later, on the the Ann Sothern show, {10/5/59}, Lucy Ricardo visits Katie O'Connor, {played again by Ann}, on "The Ann Sothern Show", one of my favorites. The only thing I'm saying is...when it comes to great fun, true classics, wholesome entertainment, a great feeling of the 50's and 60's television... get this show, watch it again and again...and remember, for those who were lucky to live in those days...remember when tv itself was young and worth watching....

The Flintstones: The Complete First Season
The Flintstones: The Complete First Season
DVD ~ Various
Price: CDN$ 24.86
28 used & new from CDN$ 5.14

5.0 out of 5 stars YABBA DABBA DOOOOO!!!!!, March 23 2004
I'm setting here watching this disc set....again. It's beautiful color and sound make it well worth having. This show is my favorite animated series. I grew up with this prime time show that aired from September 30th,1960 on ABC at 8:30 Friday night to September 2nd, 1966. The teem of Hanna-Barbera sure did well with this and numerous other shows. Anyone who grew up in the sixties as I did sure had some great shows to watch, and now they're classics. This DVD set is in a beautiful and colorful package. It's well designed. Another GREAT feature is that they use the original opening and closing for the show. They used this opening for the first two season before going to the all too familiar open and song. This set is a MUST FOR ever house hold. Please buy this DVD won't be unhappy.
This is a family like "I Love Lucy", "The Honeymooners" and others that you came to love as friends and loved to watch every week. Here are the first seasons titles and air dates along with dates yhat they were filmed.
disc one-
#1."The flintstone flyer"..........recorded 4/2/1960
aired 9/30/1960
#2."Hot lips hannigan".............recorded 5/2/1960
aired 10/7/1960
#3."The swimming pool".............recorded 4/1/1960
aired 10/14/1960
#4."No help wanted"................recorded 4/11/1960
aired 10/21/1960
#5."The split personality".........recorded 5/9/1960
aired 10/28/1960
#6."Monster from the tar pits".....recorded 6/22/1960
aired 11/4/1960
#7."The baby sitters"................recorded 4/6/1960
aired 11/11/1960
disc two-
#8."At the races"..................recorded 4/18/1960
aired 11/18/1960
#9."The engagement ring"...........recorded 4/8/1960
aired 11/25/1960
#10."Hollyrock here i come"..........recorded 5/20/1960
aired 12/2/1960
#11."The golf champion"............recorded 6/29/1960
aired 12/9/1960
#12."The sweepstake ticket"........recorded 7/11/1960
aired 12/16/1960
#13."The drive in".................recorded 4/25/1960
aired 12/23/1960
#14."The prowler"....................recorded 4/5/1960
aired 12/30/1960
disc three-
#15."The girl's night out".........recorded 5/31/1960
aired 1/6/1961
#16."Arthur quarry's dance class"..recorded 8/22/1950
aired 1/13/1961
#17."The big bank robbery".........recorded 8/15/1960
aired 1/20/1961
#18."The snorkasaurus hunter"......recorded N/A
aired 1/27/1961
#19."The hot piano"................recorded 7/27/1960
aired 2/3/1961
#20."The hypnotist"................recorded 7/25/1960
aired 2/10/1961
#21."Love letters on the rocks"....recorded 9/2/1960
aired 2/17/1961
disc four- side one
#22."The tycoon"...................recorded 9/13/1960
aired 2/24/1961
#23."The astra'nuts"...............recorded 9/27/1960
aired 3/3/1961
#24."The long long weekend"........recorded 10/24/1960
aired 3/10/1961
#25."In the dough".................recorded 11/12/1960
and 11/17/1960
aired 3/17/1961
#26."The good scout"...............recorded 11/12/1960
aired 3/24/1961
#27."Rooms for rent"...............recorded 1/11/1961
aired 3/31/1961
#28."Fred flintstone
before and after".......recorded 1/23/1961
aired 4/7/1961
disc four- side two

The Thin Man (Full Screen)
The Thin Man (Full Screen)
DVD ~ William Powell
Offered by ID New and Used
Price: CDN$ 22.99
15 used & new from CDN$ 0.01

5.0 out of 5 stars SUPER!!, March 14 2004
This review is from: The Thin Man (Full Screen) (DVD)
I'm a big fan of "The Thin Man" series and this is truly a great movie to have in your DVD collection. This is what being a detective is all about. William Powell and Myrna Loy work so well together you'ld think they really were married. And one of my favorite animals in the world, "Asta". I hope they come out with the other films on DVD soon. "The Thin Man" films are....
"The Thin man" - 1934
"After the Thin Man" - 1936
"Another Thin Man" - 1939
"Shadow of the Thin Man" - 1941
"The Thin Man goes home" - 1944
"Song of the Thin Man" - 1947
This movie, and the others will make you drunk with laughter.

Cheaper by the Dozen (Bilingual)
Cheaper by the Dozen (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Clifton Webb
Offered by Deal Beat
Price: CDN$ 84.99
8 used & new from CDN$ 35.88

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars PERFECT!!, March 14 2004
All I can say about this true classic is...MYRNA LOY, what more can you say. She's truly a delight in this film. Take the six Brady kids and add six more and you have a movie that will stand up against time. Thank God for films like this, they don't make em' like this anymore. This classic and the sequal, {also great}
will be in my dvd collection.

Jonny Quest Season One
Jonny Quest Season One
DVD ~ Tim Matheson
Price: CDN$ 33.74
18 used & new from CDN$ 29.80

5.0 out of 5 stars DESERVES MORE THAN FIVE STARS!!!, March 9 2004
This review is from: Jonny Quest Season One (DVD)
Just found out that this SUPER series is finally coming to DVD, ...Santa got my letter. This show along with "The Flintstones" is truly a favorite of mine. It's better than the new Jonny. It only lasted one season, but was a great adventure show for the whole family. I like that phrase "For the whole family", you don't have too many shows like these anymore. This is a must for any DVD collection. Here are the air dates and the rerun dates for the season.
9/18/1964 "Mystery of the lizard men"
9/25/1964 "Arctic splahdown" 4/8/1965
10/2/1964 "The curse of the Anibis" 6/3/1965
10/9/1964 "Pursuit of Po Ho" 4/1/1965
10/16/1964 "Riddle of gold" 4/22/1965
10/23/1964 "Treasure of the temple" 3/25/1965
10/30/1964 "Calcutta Adventure" 7/1/1965
11/6/1964 "Robot spy" 5/6/1965
11/13/1964 "Double danger" 5/27/1965
11/20/1964 "Shadow of the condor" 4/29/1965
11/27/1964 "Skull & double crossbones" 7/8/1965
12/4/1964 "The dreadful doll" 6/24/1965
12/11/1964 "A small matter of pygmies"
12/18/1964 "Dragons of ashiba" 3/18/1965
and 4/15/1965
12/25/1964 "Turu the terrible" 5/20/1965
12/31/1964 "The fraudulent valcano" 8/12/1965
1/7/1965 "Werewolf of the timberland" 7/22/1965
1/14/1965 "Pirates from below" 5/13/1965
1/21/1965 "Attack of the tree people" 6/10/1965
1/28/1965 "The invisible monster" 8/5/1965
2/4/1965 "The devil's tower" 8/19/1965
2/11/1965 "The Quetone missle mystery" 9/9/1965
2/18/1965 "The house of 7 gargoles"
2/25/1965 "Terror Island" 7/15/1965
and 7/29/1965
3/4/1965 "Monsters of the monastery" 8/26/1965
3/11/1965 "The sea hunt" 9/2/1965

The Jetsons: The Complete First Season
The Jetsons: The Complete First Season
DVD ~ Various
Price: CDN$ 29.99
22 used & new from CDN$ 24.99

5.0 out of 5 stars ANOTHER GREAT CLASSIC!!, March 9 2004
Thank goodness, another great classic cartoon coming to DVD. I grew up with this show, it only lasted one season before going to Saturday mornings, but I still remember those early mornings of a Saturday getting up before anyone else and turning on my little black and white tv set. AH...the sixties. I'm so glad this show along with shows like "The Flintstones" are coming to DVD. You won't be sorry when you purchase this DVD. Here are the air dates along with the rerun dates for the season.

9/23/1962 "Rosey the maid" 3/10/1963
9/30/1962 "A date with Jet screamer" 12/23/1962
10/7/1962 "The space car" 3/31/1963
10/14/1962 "The coming of Astro" 4/7/1963
10/21/1962 "Jetson's night out" 3/24/1963
10/28/1962 "The good little scouts" 4/21/1963
11/4/1962 "The flying suit" 5/5/1963
11/11/1962 "Rosey's boy friend" 8/25/1963
11/18/1962 "Ellroy's tv show" 4/28/1963
11/25/1962 "Unilab" 5/12/1963
12/2/1962 "A visit from Grandpa" 6/2/1963
12/9/1962 "Astro's top secret" 5/26/1963
12/16/1962 "Ellroy's pal" 6/16/1963
12/30/1962 "Test pilot" 6/30/1963
1/6/1963 "Millionaire Astro" 7/7/1963
1/13/1963 "The little man" 7/14/1963
1/20/1963 "Las Venus" 6/9/1963
1/27/1963 "Jane's driving lesson" 7/21/1963
2/3/1963 "G.I. Jetson" 7/28/1963
2/10/1963 "Miss Solar System" 8/4/1963
2/17/1963 "Tv or not tv" 8/11/1963
2/24/1963 "Private property" 8/18/1963
3/3/1963 "Dude planet" 9/1/1963
3/17/1963 "Ellroy's mob" 9/8/1963

DVD ~ Robert Blake
Price: CDN$ 9.97
10 used & new from CDN$ 5.49

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars WHY BUY THIS???, March 5 2004
This review is from: BARETTA V1 BEST OF (DVD)
I give this two star, ONLY BECAUSE....and I mean this....WHY BUY THIS DVD SET WHEN THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON HAS THESE SAME EPISODES? I give the FIRST SEASON DVD SET about 10 stars, because I love watching Baretta. It brings back some great memories. Truly just "one" of the best shows from the seventies. So any fan of this show would know, why waste the money. I'm not sure why the companies do this. JUST PUT OUT THE OTHER SEASONS. Then we'll be happy.

Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol (Full Screen) [Import]
Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol (Full Screen) [Import]
DVD ~ Jim Backus
Offered by OMydeals
Price: CDN$ 51.11
9 used & new from CDN$ 1.28

5.0 out of 5 stars TRULY A TREAT!!!, Feb. 24 2004
This is a super special. It has the warmth of Christmas and for people my age, it has a bunch of memories of the sixties. A delight to watch each year. It aired on NBC back in 1962 at 7:30 - 8:30 on Tuesday night December 18th. This is another classic holiday special that people need in their homes for the holiday. This DVD is a must.

Rudolph/Red-Nosed Reindeer
Rudolph/Red-Nosed Reindeer
DVD ~ Billie Mae Richards
Offered by MidwestMediaOverstock
Price: CDN$ 34.99
20 used & new from CDN$ 0.39

5.0 out of 5 stars THE BEST CLASSIC FOR CHRISTMAS!!!, Feb. 24 2004
This review is from: Rudolph/Red-Nosed Reindeer (DVD)
It took a year to put together,- each puppet, "Three Dimensional Object" cost $5.000,- over 100 technicians and craftsmen and a cost of $500.000 and the end result was a masterpiece. This is truly one of the BEST HOLIDAY films going. It's full of charm, love, adventure, and a meaning of friendship that only can come from a show like this. For me the memories come flooding back. I can remember the first time I saw this classic back in 1964, it was on "General Electric Fantasy Hour" at 5:30 to 6:30 on Sunday night on NBC. I remember running up to my room to watch it on my little black and white television. I never miss it. This DVD is a must for every home. The holidays just won't be the same without it.
Air dates for the 60's are as follows:
12/6/64 Sunday, 5:30 - 6:30 NBC
12/5/65 Sunday, 5:30 - 6:30 NBC
12/4/66 Sunday, 5:30 - 6:30 NBC
12/8/67 Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 NBC
12/6/68 Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 NBC
12/5/69 Sunday, 7:30 - 8:30 NBC

Kelly Marie/ Feels Like Im In Love
Kelly Marie/ Feels Like Im In Love
Price: CDN$ 16.23
5 used & new from CDN$ 10.00

5.0 out of 5 stars AN 80's TREASURE!, Feb. 14 2004
This is a super CD. All the songs bring back great memories of the discos I went to back in the 80's. It has one of my favorite songs that packed the floors everytime it played, "Feels like I'm in love", I like the US mix of this song better than the 90's mix. which is also on this CD. The only thing I'm not too happy with is my other favorite song which is "New York at night", this CD's version is ONLY 3:36 long, I wish it was the longer version which is almost 5 min. This CD is a must for dance music lovers.

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