THE FILMS OF RICHARD QUINE - "It Happened
to Jane", "My Sister Eileen", & "Strangers
When We Meet" Now Available on DVD for the
First Time From Sony Pictures Home
My Sister Eileen (1955) Starring: Jack
Lemmon, Janet Leigh, and Betty Garrett (TV's
"Laverne & Shirley") with choreography by Bob
Fosse and a script by Blake Edwards (The
Pink Panther, Victor/Victoria).
The Sherwood sisters got off the train in
Manhattan, NY looking for fame and
fortune and realize their dreams.
It Happened to Jane (1959) Starring:
Doris Day (Pillow Talk), Jack Lemmon,
In this romantic comedy, Jane Osgood
a single mom with two children, is in
the live lobster business. Her first big
order turns up dead. She turns to
George Denham (Lemmon), to seek
compensation from Foster Malone
Richard Quine, known for his lighthearted,
of the 1950s that perfectly captured the
Eisenhower era, including Sex and the Single Girl
and Bell, Book and Candle, was honored by Sony
Pictures Home Entertainment recent release of
3-new-to-DVD films: IT HAPPENED TO JANE, MY
SISTER EILEEN and STRANGERS WHEN WE
MEET. Each available for $19.94 SLP.
Richard Quine, born in Detroit, began his
professional life in vaudeville then movies first as
an actor then onward as a director working with
such icons of the 1950s as Mickey Rooney,
Jimmy Stewart, Audrey Hepburn, Lauren Bacall,
Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and William Holden.
Quine established himself as a talented director
of feel-good comedies that frequently included
snappy musical numbers. But as tastes
changed, Quine feeling left behind and unable to
make the kind of films he wanted, eventually
committed suicide in 1989 at age 68.
Strangers When We Meet (1960) Starring:
Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak and Ernie Kovaks.
Architect Kirk Douglas, in the throes of a
mid-life crisis, falls out of love with his
personable wife and begins an affair with Kim
Novak, whose husband has lost
interest in her sexually.
Walter Matthau plays a lecherous neighbor
who makes advances at Rush as soon as he
learns of her husband's infidelity.
It Happened to Jane (1959) Starring: Doris Day (Pillow Talk),
Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovaks.
In this romantic comedy, Jane Osgood a single mom with two
children, is in the live lobster business. Her first big order
turns up dead. She turns to George Denham (Jack
Lemmon), to seek compensation from Foster Malone
Jane wins in her local courthouse, but Malone agrees to pay
only for the lobsters, not damages. She refuses his offer on
principle and the battle is on with this modern-day David and
Watch as one woman stands up to "the meanest man in the
Digitally Mastered Audio & 16x9 Anamorphic Widescreen
1.85; English Mono; Subtitles: Engl, Fren. Jap, Port, Span;
Filmographies;Bonus Trailers; Scene Selections; Captioned;
Run Time: 97 Minutes; SLP: $19.94
"THE QUESTION OF GOD" Explores In Accessible
and Dramatic Style - Issues That Preoccupy All
Thinking People Today - A PBS Special On DVD
March 8 From Paramount Home Entertainment
Based on a popular Harvard course
taught by Dr. Armand Nicholi, author
of The Question of God, the series
illustrates the lives and insights of
Sigmund Freud, a life-long critic of
religious belief, and C.S. Lewis, a
celebrated Oxford don, literary critic,
and perhaps this century's most
influential and popular proponent of
faith based on reason.
Suspense Has Never Looked Better
FOX Home Entertainment Unveils the New
FILM NOIR Series With Three Fully Restored
Masterpieces Available March 15
Panic in the Streets - (1950)
One night in the New Orleans slums,
vicious hoodlum Blackie and his
friends kill an illegal immigrant who
won too much in a card game. The
next morning Dr. Clint Reed of the
Public Health Service confirms the
dead man had pneumonic plague.
Intrigue ignites as Fox Home Entertainment launches its
all new Film Noir series premiere on DVD March 15,
2005, with "Laura", "Panic in the Streets" and "Call
Northside 777", all in Black and White.
The Film Noir series will be completely restored and
remastered noir classics from the 40's and 50's to DVD
for the first time, all priced at $14.98US/$16.98 Canada.
Widescreen version; Dolby Digital English 2.0
Surround; closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired;
Running Time: 4 hours srp $24.99/ $26.99 in Canada)
To prevent a catastrophic epidemic, Clint must find
and inoculate the killers and their associates with
the reluctant aid of police captain Tom Warren,
despite official skepticism, and in total secrecy, lest
panic empty the city. Can a doctor turn detective? He
has 48 hours to try.
Run Time: 96 min; Full frame 1.37:11; Commentary
Alain Silver and James Ursini, English Stereo and
Mono; starring Richard Widmark Paul Douglass and
Barbara Bel Geddes, directed by Elia Kazan; Close
Captioned; Spanish subtitles.
A Stylish Reinvention of the 1960's Classic "ALFIE"
Starring Omar Epps, Nia Long, Susan Saradan, Jude
Law On DVD March 15th from Paramount Home
LAURA - (1944)
Produced and directed by Otto
Preminger, and nominated for five
Academy Awards®, Detective Mark
McPherson investigates the killing of
Laura, found dead on her apartment
floor before the movie starts.
Jude Law stars as Alfie in this
humorous, sexy and often
touching tale of a womanizer who
is forced to question his
seemingly carefree existence.
Alfie searches for beautiful
women who will give him what he
wants. Once they become too
attached, he breaks their heart.
McPherson builds a mental picture of the dead girl
from the suspects whom he interviews. He is helped
by the striking painting of the late lamented Laura
hanging on her apartment wall. But who would have
wanted to kill a girl with whom every man she met
seemed to fall in love?
To make matters worse, McPherson finds himself
falling under her spell too. Then one night, halfway
through his investigations, something seriously
bizarre happens to make him re-think the whole case.
Run Time: 88 min; Full frame; Original theatrical
trailer; Extended version with alternate opening;
Commentary by David Raksin and Jeanine Basinger;
Commentary by (historian) Rudy Behlmer; Deleted
Scene (with Commentary by Rudy Behlmer)
Close Captioned; Subtitled Spanish.
Call Northside 777 - (1948)
In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank
Wiecek is sentenced to life. Eleven
years later, a newspaper ad by
Frank's mother leads Chicago
reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the
This ideal bachelor lifestyle ends up unraveling and
Alfie must learn to admit defeat and change his ways.
Full screen version and widescreen version
enhanced for 16:9 televisions; Dolby Digital English
and French 5.1 and English Dolby 2.0 Surround; sub-
titled in English and Spanish; closed-captioned for the
hearing-impaired; 2-Commentaries by writer/director
Charles Shyer – one with film editor Padraic McKinley
and one with writer/producer Elaine Pope; “Round
Table: An Intimate Discussion on the Film’s
Production,” hosted by Charles Shyer; Featurettes:
“The World of Alfie,” “The Women of Alfie,” “Alfie -
Deconstruction of a Scene,” “Let the Music In";
Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by Shyer
and McKinley; Gedde Watanabe Dance Footage with
optional commentary by Shyer and Pope; Theatrical
trailer; Script Gallery, Production Gallery, Storyboard
Gallery; Rated R for sexual content, some language
and drug use; Running Time: 105 minutes; M.A.P.:
$19.95 in the U.S. (S.R.P. of C$21.99 in Canada.
For sometime, O'Neal continues to believe Frank
guilty. But when he starts to change his mind, he
meets increased resistance from authorities
unwilling to be proved wrong.
Run Time: 111 min; Trailer; Commentary by James
Ursini and Alain Silve; Fox Movietone News Clips:
Motion Picture Stars Attend Premiere of Call
Northside 777; English Stereo; English mono;
Close Captioned; French subtitles; starring James
Stewart, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker.
Ossie Davis, Charles Dutton, Harry Lennix, Isaiah
Washington, Bernie Mac Star in "GET ON THE BUS" -
Directed by Spike Lee On DVD From Sony Pictures
Music Composed by Curtis Mayfield
Sung by Gladys Knight -
Starring Diahann Carroll and James Earl Jones
From 1974 - 'CLAUDINE" On DVD From Fox Home
Spike Lee directs a riveting
all-star cast in this compelling
look at a group of men traveling
together from Los Angeles to
attend the Million Man March in
GET ON THE BUS - They will
make friends, make enemies
and make history.
Carroll), a single
mother living in Harlem,
works hard to support
her six kids. Sparks fly
when she meets sexy
garbage man James
Earl Jones, but is he
ready to handle such a
Martin Lawrence Goes Deep Undercover In "Big
Momma's House" With Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, &
Terrence Howard On DVD From Fox Home Entertainment
In September 1999 actor Martin
Lawrence collapsed and briefly fell
into a coma as a result of preparing
for the production of this film.
He was trying to lose weight and
was jogging while wearing heavy
While shooting the film, Lawrence's
Big Momma costume was designed
with a special cooling system.
Digitally Mastered Audio & Anamorphic Video
Widescreen and Full Screen Presentations;
English 5.1 (Dolby Digital) and 2-Channel (Dolby
Surround); French; Director's Commentary; Subtitles:
English, French, Spanish; Talent Files; Interactive
Menus; Production Notes; Scene Selections;
Theatrical Date: 1996; Run Time: 121 Minutes
She works secretly as a maid in order to still
qualify for welfare to adequately support her six
children. She meets garbage collector James Earl
Jones and they fall in love, but he has to work hard
to win the hearts of her children, who are
suspicious of his motivations.
Just when it seems that everything is going to work
out, Jones runs off. Claudine's children don't let
him get away with it, though, and track him down to
try to convince him to return.
Still gallery; Trailer; Commentary by: James Earl
Jones, Diahann Carroll, Spike Lee, George
Tillman Jr., and Dan Pine; Spanish trailer; Fox Flix:
Carmen Jones, How Stella Got Her Groove Back,
Men Of Honor, Soul Food, Waiting To Exhale; Pan
& Scan; Audio: Dolby Digital Stereo; Video: Full
Screen; Close Captioned; Run time 92 minutes.
Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine,
Lela Rochon, Wesley Snipes & Gregory Hines
Directed by Forest Whitaker "WAITING TO EXHALE"
On DVD From Fox Home Entertainment
In order to have Martin Lawrence's makeup look as much
like Big Momma as possible, actress Ella Mitchell was fitted
with special facial prosthetics that made her look more like
Lawrence's makeup took six hours to apply at the beginning
of production. By the end of filming this had been
streamlined down to two hours.
Martin Lawrence stars in this comedy about an FBI agent
who finds himself going undercover in the Deep South, with
incredibly outrageous results. Lawrence portrays Malcolm
Turner, a master of disguise whose talent is tested to its
fullest when he confronts his latest case.
Confident that a dangerous bank robber and fugitive is
setting his sights on the criminal's ex-girlfriend, Sherry (Nia
Long), Turner must slip into the large shoes of Sherry's
grandmother and figure out a way to crack the case.
Theatrical trailer(s); Commentary by director and producer; -
Deleted scenes with commentary; Outtakes and bloopers;
"Building Big Mama" documentary; Music videos "Bouce
With Me" by Lil Bow Wow and "I've Got To Have It" by
Jermaine Dupri featuring NAS and Monica; Make up test
Audio: THX, Dolby Surround AC-3, Dolby, Digital, AC3
Video: Digitally Mastered, Letter Boxed; Close Captioned;
Runnng time 98 minutes.
and Gloria are all
searching for The
Real Thing: true love.
Through their trials
these four women
find strength through
their rare and special
Hey! Hey! Hey! Bill Cosby's Original Gang Is Back In
the Phat New $50 Million Theatrical Hit For the
"FAT ALBERT" On DVD March 22nd From Fox Home
The adaptation of Terry McMillan's best-selling
novel, about four middle-class, African-American
friends, and their continuing efforts to find Mr. Right.
The story begins with Bernadine, whose husband
John calmly announces that he's leaving her -- for a
Furthermore, the wealthy John has been
manipulating his finances, and leaves Bernadine
virtually broke. But Bernie gets her revenge, in a
rather "fiery" fashion.
Then there's Savannah, who re-ignites a
relationship with her ex-boyfriend, who's married
Meanwhile, dim-bulb Robin dates hordes of Mr.
Wrongs before going back to Russell, who's also
Finally, portly, single mom Gloria gave up on finding
a man years ago, concentrating instead on raising
her son. Ironically, it is she who finds love, with her
For these women, finding a man is secondary to
one thing: their close love and affection for one
another. And it is this bond that helps them get
through the pain and heartache of their lives.
Originally Released/Aired: 1995; Run Time: 124
min; Theatrical trailer(s); Widescreen letterbox
format; Web Access; Audio: Dolby Surround AC-3,
Digital, Surround, AC3 Video: Letter Boxed; Close
Captioned. Cast includes Actors: Whitney Houston,
Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon, Loretta Devine,
Wesley Snipes, Gregory Hines. Composer: Kenneth
From master of comedy Bill
Cosby comes a brand new
adventure for his original
gang of lovable kids when
FAT ALBERT debuts on DVD
and VHS March 22, 2005.
"WOMAN THOU ART LOOSED" On DVD March 8th
from FOX Home Entertainment
Based on Cosby's stand-up comedy routines about
his childhood friends growing up in Philadelphia,
FAT ALBERT takes the gang into the real world of
the 21st century in a hip live action comedy packed
with laughs, love and life lessons.
Starring Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live),
and Kyla Pratt (UPN's "One On One"), and
featuriang an appearance by Bill Cosby.
FAT ALBERT is a big hearted film that the whole
family will enjoy.
The beloved animated characters from the ’70s
make the leap to live action to help a troubled
teenager (Kyla Pratt) as they experience the
heartfelt emotions and hilarious absurdities of the
real world, in this crowd-pleasing family favorite
that's bursting with fresh hip-hop music and tons of
English: Dolby Surround 5.1 / Spanish & French:
Dolby Surround; Disc 1 side 1: Full Length Feature
- Widescreen; Comedy Trailer / Inside Look (Ice
Age 2, Rebound) / Commentary by Joel Zwick and
Jon Davis / Extended Scenes: Microwave Scene,
Bill & Mushmouth at the Fair / Theatrical and
Sandlot 2 Trailers; Disc 1 side 2: Full Length
Feature - Pan & Scan; Comedy Trailer / Inside Look
(Ice Age 2, Rebound) / Commentary by Joel Zwick
and Jon Davis / Fat Albert: Behind the Band
Featurette; Running Time 90 minutes; DVD s.r.p.
$29.98/$41.98 Canada; VHS s.r.p. $19.98.
WOMAN THOU ART LOOSED
- An adaptation of Bishop T.D.
Jakes' self-help novel,
chronicling a woman's
struggle to come to terms
with her legacy of abuse,
addiction and poverty.
"Woman, Thou Art Loosed" is the story of Michelle Jordan
(Kimberly Elise), a young woman raised in an environment of
abuse and molestation at the hands of her mother’s
boyfriend Reggie (Clifton Powell). Her mother Cassie
(Loretta Devine) unwittingly condones the action.
While incarcerated, Michelle sends Bishop Jakes (Bishop T.
D. Jakes) a letter requesting a visit. Jakes agrees to meet
Michelle and soon uncovers the painful history that led to her
Cast includes T. D. Jakes, Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine,
Michael Boatman; director: Michael Schultz. a Rueben Canon
Run Time: 90 min; SIDE 1: Widescreen Version; SIDE 2: Pan
& Scan Version; English Dolby Surround 5.1; Close
Captioned; Subtitled in Spanish.
Ben Kingsley, Aaron Eckhart & Carrie Anne Moss In "SUSPECT ZERO" -
Psychological Thriller On DVD and VHS April 12 from Paramount Home
Go Behind the Seams With the First Season of TV's
AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL: CYCLE 1(2003) - TV On
DVD from Paramount Home Entertainment March 29th
In SUSPECT ZERO Tom Mackelway (Eckhart) finds
himself caught in this riveting psychological thriller story
as an FBI agent caught in a cat and mouse game with a
brutal serial killer.
Trained by the government to use his psychic abilities to
track and capture other serial killers, the renegade is
killing other serial killers and claims to be in pursuit of
the ultimate serial killer, a man he calls Suspect Zero.
Hosted and created by
world-renowned supermodel Tyra
Banks, this 3-disc set with all 9
episodes from Cycle One will have
you posing and walking like a
super model with its display of sexy
This release is timed for the
beginning weeks of Cycle Four.
As Mackelway becomes increasingly obsessed with this suspect he must decide
what happens when pursuer and prey come face to face, and if rational justice or
primal revenge will prevail.
Presented in both Full Screen and Widesreen version enhanced for 16:9 televisions;
Dolby Digital English and French 5.1; Sub-titled in Eng & Spanish; Runtime: 99 min.
AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL: CYCLE ONE has 14
beautiful contestants taking part in a series of tests over
the course of the series to determine who has the
sheer strength, will and attitude to make it as America’s
Next Top Model.
Along with Tyra Banks, notable fashion editors,
photographers and agency reps judge the girls each
week and decide who should pack their bags and go
home and who becomes one step closer to being
America’s next top model.
Full screen format; Dolby Digital English 2.0 Surround;
closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired· America’
s Next Top Model – Casting Call; America’s Next Top
Model - Reliving the First Season· The Two Jays;
Running Time: 6 hours 20 minutes; Retail around $30 /
C$40 in Canada.
THE TRIP TO THE
Page) is an elderly
woman with a weak
heart but strong
JULIE ANDREWS, JAMES EARL JONES,
GERALDINE PAGE, RICHARD HARRIS & GENE
HACKMAN Are Among Stars In MGM HOME
ENTERTAINMENT’S Drama Promotion -With 5
Lavish Adaptations of James A. Michener's
On DVD April 12th
Trapped in a tiny apartment
under the care of her cowardly
son and his shrewish wife,
Carrie is determined to escape
and return to her girlhood home.
Seizing her chance and her
meager Social Security
check Carrie sets out on an
unforgettable quest to make
peace with her past and the
secrets of her heart that draw
her ever homeward.
HAWAII - They came to bring
God, but instead brought
disease and destruction.
The Reverend Abner Hale
(Max von Sydow) and his
gentle wife Jerusha (Julie
Written by, Starring and Produced by BILL
COSBY "LEONARD Part 6 On DVD From Sony
Pictures Home Entertainment April 26, 2005
Culver City, CA -
Bill Cosby stars with
(Best Supporting Actor
1965, Dr. Zhivago; Best
Actor 1983, The Dresser),
Joe Don Baker (Fletch,
Cape Fear) and Gloria
Foster (The Matrix) in
LEONARD PART 6,
Andrews) attempt to convert early
19th-century Hawaiian natives to
Christianity, but find themselves
ill-equipped to endure the unexpected
tribulations of paradise.
Running Time:161 minutes; 16X9
Widescreen; The Making Of Featurette.
CONVICTS - In
1902, 13 year
toils on a run
debuting on DVD April 26, 2005, from Sony
Pictures Home Entertainment.
With its hilarious look at family foibles and
cloak & dagger craziness, LEONARD PART 6
is wall-to-wall classic Cosby.
Cosby is on a madcap mission to save his
marriage, his daughter's reputation and the
world in the imaginative misadventure. A
former secret agent turned bon vivant
restaurateur, is enlisted to stop the evil Medusa
Johnson (Gloria Foster) from destroying the
world with her vast army of killer frogs, lobsters
It's a tough assignment for the top-notch agent
but his troubles don't end there. Parker's trying
to win back his ex-wife who dumped him seven
years ago. And his daughter's about to marry a
man who's old enough to be her grandfather!
But have no fear. Whether it's an international
crisis or a domestic dilemma, it's all in a day's
work for Leonard in this wild and wacky
comedy for Cosby fans of all ages.
Widescreen 1.78; English Dolby Surround
Sound; Bonus Previews; Year of Theatrical
Release: 1987; Closed Captioned; Run Time:
85 Minutes; DVD Order Date: 3/24/05; slp:
STAYING TOGETHER - After
their father abruptly sells the
beloved family owned
restaurant that has
employed them for
years the charismatic
McDermott boys, hot
down plantation to buy a
tombstone for the father he lost
a year earlier.
Soll (Robert Duvall) the crusty
old Confederate who owns the
plantation has yet to pay the
boy a penny of the money he
On Christmas Eve as Soll
becomes obsessed with his
own mortality, he makes a
grand promise forcing Horace
to confront his fear of death
and the harsh truths of a
decadent society. Cast
includes Robert Duvall; Lukas
Haas and James Earl Jones.
tempered Brian (Tim Quill),
lovelorn Kit (Dermot Mulroney)
and jokester Duncan (Sean
Astin), find themselves at odds
with their parents and each
When an unexpected tragedy
befalls the family they are
forced to confront their
differences and adult
responsibilities as they learn
about love, sex, loyalty and the
true meaning of brotherhood.
Cast includes Sean Astin;
Stockard Channing; Melinda
Dillon; Levon Helm; Dermot
Mulroney; Tim Quill; Daphne
Zuniga; Director Lee Grant.
DYNASTY - The saga of a wealthy Denver
family in the oil business: Blake
Carrington, Krystle, Fallon, Steven,
Amanda, and the conniving Alexis On DVD
From FOX Home Entertainment
ONE DVD COLLECTION
showcases the full first
season of unforgettable
"Dynasty" episodes, optional commentary from
show creator Ester Shapiro, Al Corley and
Pamela Sue Martin.
The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil
business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch;
Krystle, his former secretary and wife; Fallon,
pampered and spoiled; Steven, openly gay;
and Amanda, hidden from him by his ex-wife,
the conniving Alexis.
4- Disc set; Run Time: 716 min; a special
"Dynasty" overview, family tree profiles and
outtakes; Widescreen 1:33:1 and Dolby
Surround; English, Spanish and French and
offers English and Spanish subtitles.
Clifton Powell, Terrence Howard, Robin Givins, LisaRaye,
Monica Calhoun, Kim Whitley & Paula Jai Parker Adds
Laughs to "Love Chronicles" From Urbanworks
Entertainment March 22nd On DVD
Los Angeles, CA - UrbanWorks
Entertainment on March 22nd
released the feature film "Love
Chronicles" to home entertainment
audiences in DVD and VHS formats.
"Love Chronicles" flows in the same
vein as previous top selling releases
from UrbanWorks like "All About You"
"A Private Affair" and "Rhapsody".
A Must See For All Comedy Fans
Robert Townsend: Partners in Crime: Vol. 4
Now Available On DVD & VHS From
MAHALIA JACKSON on DVD
From a New Orleans ghetto to the
stages of Carnegie Hall and Europe
------- 2-Disc Set
From Xenon Pictures
"Mahalia Jackson -
The Power and the
Glory: The Life and
Music of the World's
Date: Jan 1, 1997
Love Chronicles is a "dramedy" about an obnoxious and
controversial, radio personality, DJ Troy (Terrence Howard),
and the love misadventures of his listeners.Troy hosts a talk
show on WKN Love Radio along with his intermittent girlfriend
and co-host Sara (Paula Jai Parker).
They invite the beautiful, confident and overly-opinionated
Monifa Burly (Robin Givens), author of the best selling book
Love Chronicles, to appear on their show to help analyze
Throughout the broadcast, Troy, Monifa and Sara explore and
assist in the love escapades of three different callers. While
playing on-air love therapists, the three of them discover they
have their own issues of love.
Run Time - 88 minutes; Scene selections; previews.
Disc one includes discussion about
Clara Ward and Aretha Franklin.
Disc two is Mahalia singing Mahalia -
nearly 40 tracks.
Special edition DVD contains over two
additional hours of rare vintage
television performances, chapter
selection, animated menus, Dolby
Digital 5.1/stereo, discography
For the small screen, he created and
produced two ground breaking variety shows,
the Cable Ace Award Winning Robert
Townsend and His Partners in Crime for
HBO and the Fox Television Variety Show
Originally aired on HBO, Robert Townsend’s
Partners In Crime is now available on DVD
This release features John Witherspoon,
Reynaldo Rey, M.C. Hammer and Franklin
Run Time 60 minutes; Farter's Anonymous;
takeoff of Dynasty - The Bold The Black the
Beautiful; 5.1 Surround sound; Full Frame;
Scene Selections; Trailers.
From 1984 THE WINANS: THE LOST CONCERT With
Commissioned and Vanessa Bell Armstrong
"SCRUBS" First Season on DVD From
Buena Vista Home Entertainment May
Before a sell-out crowd at the Premier Center
in Sterling Heights, MI, this all-star line up
produced one of the finest evenings of music
ministry captured for posterity on video tape.
But the marketability of a gospel concert
video was then in doubt and so the tape was
never reproduced and ultimately vanished.
Check into the
surreal world of
Hospital where the
staff is bizarre and
the laughter is
3 Disc GOLDEN GIRLS: SEASON TWO on
DVD May 17th From Buena Vista Home
The Winans: The Lost Concert - tapes were located in a city
basement and have been brought to DVD by Xenon Pictures.
$14.99; re-mastered in Dolby Digital 5.1; Full Screen;
Running time: 60 minutes.
New York there was
cheesecake in Buena
SEASON TWO, a new
3-disc DVD set.
Fresh-faced J.D. (Zach Braff) and his
fellow new medical residents weave
their way through each unpredictable day
with hilarious results.
Relive all 24 "SCRUBS" episodes
A host of great bonus features including
deleted scenes; SRP $49.99; 3 Disc
DVD set; Run Time 558 minutes; CC;
Dolby Digital; 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio.
Special Edition DVD lets you relive BEACHES and all its
touching and funny moments - April 25th From Buena Vista
The irrepressible C.C. Bloom (Bette
Midler) and the shy and proper Hillary
Whitney (Barbara Hershey) first meet
under the boardwalk at the beach and like
all 11-year-olds have in common there is
the need for a best friend - "BEACHES"
Worlds apart in lifestyle and location their
friendship ebbs and flows through a
lifetime of highs and lows, career
changes, marriages, jealousy, and more.
Relive this smart, sassy, Emmy Award®
winning classic comedy, starring Beatrice
Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and
Estelle Getty.These four mismatched,
outrageous women will keep you laughing
with their endearing friendships and
Includes all 26 episodes; $49.99 (S.R.P.);
Gold trivia challenge; Full Screen 1.33:1;
Dolby Digital Mono Sound; Run time 644
Richard Pryor Stand Up Double
Feature 2 discs - "Here and Now" &
"LIVE on the Sunset Strip" on DVD
May 24, 2005 From SONY Home
From the boardwalk in Atlantic City to the beach house on the
Pacific, BEACHES will remind you of what being a true friend
Includes outstanding never-before-seen bonus materials;
Bloopers; Song "Wind Beneath My Wings"; Barbara Hershey
Screen Test; Gary Marshall Commentary; Theatrical Trailer;
Dolby Digital Surround Sound; Widescreen 1.85:1 - Enhanced
for 16x9 Televisions; French Subtitles; Run Time 123 minutes.
Richard Pryor was
sharp witted in his
prime doing what
he does best
audience laugh and
All 30 Episodes of 1954 Season Four "I
LOVE LUCY" ON 5-Disc DVD Set Loaded
With Special Footage From Paramount
Home Entertainment May 3rd
A DVD So Hott Every Home Should Sizzle - "Raising
Tennis Aces: The Williams Story" -
A Film By Terry Jervis - Starring Richard Williams, Venus
Williams, Serena Williams
From Xenon Pictures
"Diary of a Mad Black Woman" Widescreen Edition Is "Slap your
thigh stomp your foot extend your leg AND BRING IT BACK
funny" -- You Won't STOP Laughing - TYLER PERRY Is TOPS In
the Game Starring Shemar Moore, Kimberly Elise, Steve Harris
In Association with REUBEN CANNNON PRODUCTIONS On DVD
June 28, 2005 From Lions Gate Home Enterainment
It's I Love Lucy's fourth
season, and it's the
best one yet!
Ride along with the
Ricardos and the
Mertzes as they head
out to Hollywood to
launch Ricky's movie
career in this
As a stand-up comic, writer, and actor, he
struck a chord and a nerve with America
forcing it to look at large social questions of
race and the more tragicomic aspects of the
Richard Pryor has become a legendary
masterful storyteller a multi-talented
entertainer a comic of acerbic wit, and a
survivor with no self-pity.
Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip
(1982) - He talks about his trip to Africa in
search of his roots his early days playing
one-night gigs in Mafia-owned clubs and
strip joints. He talks about Pryor on Fire a
recounting of the infamous accident which
nearly took his life.
Rated: R; Color / Closed Captioned; Digitally
Mastered Audio & Video; Production Notes;
Subtitles: English, Spanish; Theatrical
Trailer; Interactive Menus; Scene Selections.
Richard Pryor: Here and Now (1983) - Shot in
New Orleans doing some of his most
Pryor takes charge on stage with an
electrifying style and an unequaled comedic
genius in an incredibly funny performance
guaranteed to rock you.
Digitally Mastered Audio & Anamorphic
Video; Widescreen; Presentation;
Double-Feature s.l.p. $19.94.
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The lives and careers of the tennis
superstars Venus and Serena
Williams are documented, with
special attention paid to the
training techniques of their father
laugh-filled 5-disc collection.
Lucy runs the gamut - from faux Marilyn
Monroe ("Ricky's Movie Offer") to TV
hostess in a potato sack ("Mr. & Mrs. TV
Show") to when our favorite redhead
sets fire to her nose, to struggles in her
big movie scene and bigger headdress
("The Star Upstairs") and even goes
one-on-one with one of the Marx
Brothers ("Harpo Marx").
Come on and join in all the fun, along
with guest stars William Holden, Van
Johnson, Rock Hudson, Richard
Widmark, Harpo Marx, Tennessee Ernie
Ford, Teensy & Weensy - and more!
Flubs; Restored Music; behind the
scenes; Audio Featurette; Original
Series Openings; Original Animated
Sequences; Production Notes, Spanish
subtitles; Close Captions; Scene
selections; Run time 787 minutes; 5-
Complete Episodes Lucy's Radio Show
& lots more.
Tyler Perry is hilarious and insanely
brilliant. He has lost his close to last
mind in his laugh out loud comedy.
Feature film debut "Diary of a Mad Black
Woman" based on the immensely
popular play of the same name written
by Tyler Perry.
This story needs no pre-story telling
cause it is all good clean comedy.
Starring (Oprah Winfrey's "baby girl")
Kimberly Elise, Steve Harris and
"Training-the Williams Way"; "Williams on Williams";
Venus and Serena Interviews; Williams vs. Willimas:
Grand Slam Techniques; director’s interview, interview
with Pete Sampras, Dolby Digital 5.1/ stereo; Animated
menus; Run time 54 min.
A forgotten ’70s sex kitten re-
emerges from her latest bout
with obscurity to reclaim her fame
in this hilarious mockumentary by
director Robert Townsend.
Besides being a hilarious
comedian Jenifer Lewis is a
skilled actress, and an amazing
singer. The cameos are great
and this is definitely a movie that
one can watch over and over and
over and over again and enjoy.
Action Superstar Chuck Norris Stars
as Texas Ranger In "WALKER,
TEXAS RANGER" - THE FINAL SEASON
TV On DVD June 14, 2005 From
Paramount Home Entertainment
"BROTHER TO BROTHER" A
Feature-length Narrative Drama
Invoking the Glory Days of the Harlem
Renaissance On DVD June 14, 2005
From Wolfe Video Starring Anthony
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The supporting cameos are laugh-out-loud funny,
which includes appearances by Whoopi Goldberg,
Loretta Devine, Isabel Sandford, Kathy Griffith, Rikki
Lake, Bette Midler, Liza Minnelli, Eva Marie Saint, Dolly
Parton, Grace Slick, Penny Marshall and Diahann
Commentary by director Robert Townsend, animated
menus, chapter selection, Dolby Surround encoded,
original TV spot1:1.33; Run time 91 minutes.
memories of Bruce
Nugent co-founder of
literary journal "Fire"
Hughes, Zora Neale
Chuck Norris is one
of the most popular
and successful actors
in the world. He stars
as Texas Ranger
Cordell Walker in this
Chuck Norris' unique ability to effectively
combine action and adventure has
earned him a large and loyal following
here and abroad.
Norris was born Carlos Ray in Ryan,
Oklahoma, to an Irish-English mother and
a Cherokee father.
He became the first professional world
middleweight karate champion a title he
held onto until he retired undefeated in
There's no problem that can't be solved
with a big truck a few roundhouse kicks
and the unflappable from "Walker Texas
Ranger" - executive producer by Chuck
Norris and his brother Aaron Norris.
These great scripts and extraordinary
acting from the cast members including
Clarence Gilyard, Sheree J. Wilson and
Noble Willingham take the ridiculous and
improbable events and brilliantly end with
principle. So kick back and enjoy
recognizable slices of life from the master
Running Time 1065 mins; Retail Price:
$59.99 (US$); Full Frame (1.33:1); 6
Discs; 23 action packed episodes;
allace Thurman, written and directed by
Rodney Evans, Nugent meets a young
black gay artist struggling to find his
voice, in "Brother to Brother".
Together they embark on a surreal
narrative journey through his inspiring
Run time 90 minutes; 8 deleted scenes;
interview with Rodney Evans on
conceiving the film; Theatrical trailer;
Dolby 2.0 Stereo; Letterbox 1:1.85;
"Oooo..It's the big one" "..You hear that Elizabeth.... I'm
comin' to join you honey" - Laugh 24/7 at Home -- TV on DVD
"Sanford & Son - The Fifth Season" (3 Discs) - DVD -
Running Time: 622 Min. - From Sony Pictures Home
Laughs & more laughs with SANFORD
AND SON: THE 5TH SEASON.
The comic misadventures of a
cantankerous 65-year-old junk dealer
and his outrageous circle of family and
friends starring Golden Globe Winner
Redd Foxx and Demond Wilson -
returns for more 24/7 hysterical
episodes of SANFORD AND SON.
UrbanWorks Entertainment Partners
with Playwright David E. Talbert to Create
Inspirational Stage Plays For "Soul
Theatre Series" On DVD
For the series' fifth sidesplitting season Fred takes no prisoners
as he unleashes an uproarious array of jokes, jibes and insults
at such targets as LA earthquakes, Japanese restaurants, the
Sanford Arms apartments, Lamont's mysterious new girlfriend,
the Senior Olympics, escort services, the Watts "Businessman of
the Year Award" and the roman a clef sitcom, "Steinberg and Son."
Nominated for seven Emmy Awards® and six Golden Globes®
during its six-year run, SANDFORD AND SON was the highest
rated half-hour series in NBC-TV history. And here are two-dozen
enormously funny examples as to why - uncut, uncensored and
The first two installments
in the Soul Theatre Series
a collection of popular
inspirational stage plays
begins with NAACP
David E. Talbert, "The
Fabric of a Man" and "He
Say...She Say But What
Does God Say" and are
now available on DVD.
Talbert is a five-time
NAACP Theatre Award
Recipient whose 5th play
He Say She Say was
adapted into the UPN
sitcom "Good News".
It's A Wrap! Last Season 1976-1977
"Watchit, Sucka".."Sanford & Son -
The Complete Sixth Season"
(3 Discs) - TV on DVD - Running Time: 616
Minutes - From Sony Pictures Home
Full screen 1.33:1
3-Disc Set; Run Time:
622 Minutes; S.l.P.
UrbanWorks Entertainment is a full
service studio operation providing a
diverse catalog of quality
programming that caters to the urban
Starring well known African American
actors from film, television and music
in high quality multi-camera format
and in Dolby 5.1 digital surround
sound, Soul Theatre Series is a
collection of popular inspirational
stage plays from playwrights including
David E. Talbert, Michael Matthews
and Angela Barrow.
"The Fabric of a Man" is a romantic
musical story of Dominique Majors
(Tammy Townsend) an
up-and-coming fashion designer in
love with Blair (Clifton Powell) a self
centered stockbroker who wishes
she'd focus less on her career and
more on him.
The film also stars Darren DeWitt
"He Say..She Say But What Does God
Say" starring Clifton Powell and
Tommy Ford ("Martin") is set in one of
Detroit's roughest neighborhoods,
tells the story of a struggle between
churchgoers and ruthless gangsters
battling for dominion over their
Redd Foxx and Demond
Wilson return for their
season as "SANFORD
"Walk On Water" Explores the Motives Strengths and
ultimately the Humanity of an Israeli assassin sent to rectify a wrong
committed 5 decades earlier - on DVD Aug 30 from Sony Pictures
Join Fred a loveable sexagenarian, and
Lamont, his loving but long-suffering son,
as they welcome guest stars B.B. KING,
CHUCK BARRIS, ROSS MARTIN, PAT
PAULSEN, and SHELDON LEONARD to
their South Central neighborhood junkyard,
as one of TV's funniest sitcoms comes to
an uproarious conclusion with these final
The enormous popularity of "Sanford and
Son" resuulted in three spin-off sitcoms:
"Grady" (1975-76); "Sanford Arms" (1977)
and "Sanford" (1980-81).
3-Disc set; 24 sidesplitting episodes; Full
screen 1.33:1 presentation; Run Time: 616
minutes; S.L.P. $29.95
From producer/director Eytan Fox winner of the 2003 Best
Feature Film at the Torino International Gay & Lesbian
Festival) comes WALK ON WATER, the critically
acclaimed suspenseful drama dealing with the crisis of
conscience with the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, the
holocaust and the relationships between heterosexuals
DVD Features: Rated: R; CCaptioned; English, German,
Hebrew - 5.1 Dolby Digital; Subtitles: English; Running
Time: 104 minutes
Considered one of the
most versatile talents in
Robert Townsend is
regarded by many as a
He truly broke ground in
1987 when he wrote,
directed, produced and
starred in the classic
Winner Of An Amazing 24 Emmy Awards
The Carol Burnett Show - "Let’s Bump Up the Lights!”
Continues to Entertain Millions of Devoted Fans On DVD May 3rd From
Paramount Home Entertainment
For 11 smash-hit seasons Carol’s cry, “Let’s Bump
Up the Lights!” was the signal for something
unexpected to begin.
Now, you can enjoy a sensational hour of
spontaneous capture in the legendary Question and
Answer segment of every Carol Burnett Show.
Here, Carol Burnett and her incredibly talented cast of Harvey Korman,
Vicki Lawrence, Tim Conway and Lyle Waggoner are reunited before a
live audience to relive, recount and remember their favorite moments
from interacting with the show’s studio audiences.
For the first time on DVD you can watch never-before-seen moments and
hear behind-the-scenes tales that are guaranteed to keep you in
stitches. You won't stop laughing.
Full screen format; Dolby Digital English Stereo; closed-captioned for the
hearing-impaired; Running Time: 42 minutes; S.R.P.: $19.99 (C$21.99 in