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Diary of Anne Frank, the <b>DVD</b> ~ Millie Perkins
Diary of Anne Frank, the DVD ~ Millie Perkins
A fine DVD representation of this great film. Good special features as well. While ALfred Newman's pre-title Overture and Exit music is presented, the Intermission music has been removed. The cut intermission insults the original presentation. My only reason for 4 stars rather than 5.
Sweet Charity <b>DVD</b> ~ Shirley MacLaine
Sweet Charity DVD ~ Shirley MacLaine
I was eagarly awaiting this DVD. Univeral has presented the roadshow version of SWEET CHARITY on this DVD. Included is the Overture and Intermission music. However, Universal neglected or purposely omitted the Exit music following the end credits, The Exit music was included on a previous laser release. This was a big disappointment, otherwise a good DVD presentation.
West Side Story ~ Irwin Kostal
West Side Story ~ Irwin Kostal
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The movie soundtrack for WEST SIDE STORY is among one of the all time greats. A huge best selling LP, I cannot think of one individual who grew up with LPs that did not have a copy. I greatly anticipated this long-awaited "expanded and re-mastered" CD release, expecting generous underscore segments, which could not be included on the LP format. Unfortunately I was disappointed to learn that the new material is simply lifted off of the final, "mixed" film tracks, which come complete with dialog, sound effects and lengthy silent sequences. Therefore I can only recommend this release with reservations. The CD's producers have missed a great opportunity to give West Side Story's' soundtrack the… Read more