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    Bing Crosby, the silver screen collection. The 1940s [digital videodisc].
    Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
    Subjects
  • Feature films.
  • Series: 
    American masters.
    Description: 
    6 DVDs (1121 min.) : sound, black & white, color ; 4 3/4 in.
    Contents: 
    If I Had My Way (1940) -- Rhythm on the River (1940) -- Birth of the Blues (1941) -- Holiday Inn (1942) -- Going My Way (1944) -- Here Come the Waves (1944) -- Blue Skies (1946) -- Welcome Stranger (1947) -- Variety Girl (1947) -- The Emperor Waltz (1948) -- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949)
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    If I Had My Way: "A little money, a lot of music, and a whole lot of manpower help a hopeful construction worker (Bing Crosby) and an orphaned girl (Gloria Jean) find her uncle and build a bustling business".
    Rhythm on the River: "Two songwriters (Bing Crosby and Mary Martin) who have been creating hit music secretly for a well-known "composer" accidentally meet and discover they have more in common than they ever imagined".
    Birth of the Blues: "Set in New Orleans at the turn of the century, a clarinet player (Bing Crosby) with a passion for improvisation organizes a band of musicians and a new style of music is born".
    Holiday Inn: "A song and dance man (Bing Crosby) who leaves showbiz to run an inn competes with his former partner (Fred Astaire) for the affections of the same lovely lady (Marjorie Reynolds)".
    Going My Way: "A young priest (Bing Crosby) joins an established congregation and immediately conflicts with curmudgeonly Father Fitzgibbon (Barry Fitzgerald)".
    Here Come the Waves: "A popular entertainer (Bing Crosby) gets mixed up with identical twins (both played by Betty Hutton) after getting drafted to serve in the Navy".
    Blue Skies: "A love triangle develops between a dancing star (Fred Astaire), a beautiful showgirl (Joan Caufield) and a singer/nightclub owner who cannot stay committed to anything for very long".
    Welcome Stranger: "A crotchety old physician (Barry Fitzgerald) finds himself sharing his medical practice with an impetuous younger doctor (Bing Crosby)".
    Variety Girl: "Featuring appearances by three dozen stars including Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Gary Cooper, this musical romance on how a movie star is born is set amid the "reality" of a Hollywood studio".
    The Emperor Waltz: "Set in Vienna at the turn of the century, an American salesman (Bing Crosby) falls for a Countess (Joan Fontaine) while trying to convince the Emperor to buy one of his gramophones".
    A Conneticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court: "After being knocked unconscious, a turn-of-the-century blacksmith (Bing Crosby) awakens in sixth-century Camelot, is quickly hailed as a wizard, and falls in love with the King's niece (Rhonda Fleming)".
    Audience: 
    Not rated.
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