We are happy to announce that our May DVDs are now available. Seven new DVDs presented
to you at a special introductory price for a limited time! Please read below for
details and order now to take advantage of the discounted pricing.
First up is a Mary Miles Minter double feature! Including THE GHOST OF ROSY TAYLOR
& THE EYES OF JULIA DEEP. Two rare and charming dramas, starring the lovely Mary
Miles Minter and co-starring Allan Forrest. Next we have the romantic drama POLLY
OF THE CIRCUS starring the adorable Mae Marsh along side Vernon Steele, in a tale
about troubled love between an injured circus girl and the town minister who agrees
to take care of her. Then see the Tarzan of Tarzans, Elmo Lincoln, in the 1928 feature
version of the serial ADVENTURES OF TARZAN. Tarzan has returned to the jungle and
must protect Jane, her father, and the hidden city of Opar from a Russian agent.
Last is the silent Western PIONEER'S GOLD starring Pete Morrison, Kathryn McGuire
and Virginia Warwick. An old pioneer wants to leave his ranch and fortune to his
nephew and the woman he's selected for him to marry but thieves catch wind of the
arrangement and make their own plans.
Our sound DVDs this month include, first, the British comedy THE GHOST OF ST. MICHAEL'S
starring Will Hay as a hapless teacher that bumbles his way through a murder mystery
to uncover a surprising conspiracy at a remote school for boys. Then it's a parade
of familiar faces and non-stop laughs in IT'S IN THE BAG! starring Fred Allan and
featuring appearances of Jack Benny, Robert Benchley, William Bendix, Rudy Vallee
and many more! Last up the thrilling twelve chapter serial THE PHANTOM CREEPS starring
Bela Lugosi as a mad scientist who employs an invisibility belt, a giant robot and
other fiendish devices against his pursuer Robert Kent, who is out to stop him from
selling his dangerous discoveries to foreign powers.
Also this month we're proud to offer a new book by author and film historian Richard
M. Roberts, SMILEAGE GUARANTEED: PAST HUMOR, PRESENT LAUGHTER - MUSINGS ON THE COMEDY
FILM INDUSTRY 1910-1945, VOLUME ONE: HAL ROACH. An interesting examination of the
works of Hal Roach, which also features an exhaustive filmography. Follow the link
for more info.