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NEW TO BLU-RAY from Warner Archive Collection June 2015 Releases Are The Sunshine Boys (1975) starring Walter Matthau and George Burns: and three Swinging Sixties Comedies; Quick, Before It Melts (1964) starring Robert Morse, George Maharis, and Yvonne Craig; Doctor, You've Got To Be Kidding! (1967) starring Sandra Dee, Bill Bixby, Dwayne Hickman and Celeste Holm, and Three Bites Of The Apple (1967) starring David McCallum, Harvey Korman and Tammy Grimes.

 Now on  Blu-ray

The Sunshine Boys (1975)

sunshine_boys240.jpgLauded as one of the greatest Neil Simon adaptations of all time, Walter Matthau and George Burns play feuding vaudevillians re-teaming for a TV special - if they can only survive rehearsals. The Sunshine Boys not only sealed Matthau's status as one of cinema's supreme talents (and interpreter of Simon), but ignited one of the most remarkable "third act" careers in performance history with Burns stepping in at the last minute to replace the sadly, suddenly departed Jack Benny - his first feature film appearance in 36 years. For his work Matthau was lauded with a 1975 Best Actor Golden Globe® Award and an Oscar® nomination for the role of cantankerous Willy Clark. And as Al Lewis, George Burns was a surprise Best Supporting Actor Oscar®-winner and his movie career was relaunched like never before. Also winner of Golden Globes® for Best Comedy/Musical and for Best Supporting Actor Richard Benjamin, The Sunshine Boys is comic perfection from masters of the art.


Bonus features include:

Full-length feature commentary by Richard Benjamin;

Make-up tests (silent) with Walter Matthau and Jack Benny (SD);

Phil Silvers screen test (SD);

The Lion Roars Again 1975

MGM promotional film featuring sequence with cast members (SD);

Theatrical Trailer (SD).

16x9 Widescreen


Swinging Sixties Comedy

Quick, Before It Melts (1964)

quickbeforeitmelts220.jpgDelbert Mann directs Robert Morse and George Maharis in this Cold War Sex comedy set amidst the wonders of Antarctica's Little America. Nebbish magazine scrivener Oliver Cromwell Cannon (Morse) is engaged to the girl of his dreams, Sharon Sweigert (Yvonne Craig). Unfortunately Sharon is the spawn of Cannon's boss, so it's off to Antarctica in search of an international scoop. Joined by gentleman gent photog Peter Santelli (George Maharis), Cannon is soon drawn into the art of seduction - seducing a Soviet to defect, that is! With Anjanette Comer, Michael Constantine, and James Gregory. 16x9 Widescreen



Doctor, You've Got To Be Kidding! (1967)

doctor_youve_got_to_be_kidding_220.jpgSandra Dee (in one of her final features films) stars as Heather Halloran, a good girl who does instead of don'ts... and hereby hangs the tale. Bill Bixby, Dwayne Hickman and Dick Kallman play the trio of suitors striving to make an honest woman out of the fallen angel, while George Hamilton is the cad who may be behind Heather's troubles. Celeste Holm, Mort Sahl, Nichelle Nichols and Allen Jenkins (that's Uhuru AND Dibble!) co-star. Directed by Peter Tewksbury. 16x9 Widescreen



Three Bites Of The Apple (1967)

threebitesof_taapple220.jpgDavid McCallum stars as accidental rich man Stanley Thrumm, a tour guide who hits it big at a casino. Seeking to avoid taxes, Stanley decided to stash the cash in a Swiss bank cache. Unfortunately, Stanley - and his fortune - has caught the seductive eye of Carla Moretti (Sylva Koscina). While Stanley takes the long route to Switzerland, Carla and her ex (Domenico Modugno) pursue Stanley and his tour group. Co-starring Harvey Korman and Tammy Grimes. Directed by Alvin Ganzer. 16x9 Widescreen



DVDs are Manufactured on Demand (MOD); to order, fans must visit The Warner Archive Collection (www.WarnerArchive.com or www.wbshop.com)





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