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Esther Williams Collection: TCM Spotlight
Format: DVD Genre: Musicals (Theatrical), Box Sets
Esther Williams Collection: TCM Spotlight

Esther Williams Collection: TCM Spotlight

Format: DVD Genre: Musicals (Theatrical), Box Sets
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In her first M-G-M lead role, Esther Williams swims her way to stardom as a girls' school aquatic instructor who is wooed by songwriter Red Skelton, in "Bathing Beauty" (1944). Basil Rathbone co-stars; songs include "Tico-Tico," "Bim, Bam, Boom." Then, socialite Williams sues newspaperman Van Johnson after a less-than-flattering article is run about her, in "Easy to Wed" (1946). Lucille Ball and Keenan Wynn also star; songs include "Come Closer to Me," "Continental Polka." "On an Island with You" (1948) finds Hollywood star Williams on location in Hawaii and wooed by smooth sailor Peter Lawford. With Ricardo Montalban, Jimmy Durante; includes the songs "If I Were You," "Wedding Samba." Next, Williams plays a bathing suit designer who must fend off the advances of Latin lothario Montalban, in "Neptune's Daughter" (1949), co-starring Skelton and featuring the Oscar-winning tune "Baby, It's Cold Outside." And small-town girl Williams tries to win fame by swimming the English Channel, in "Dangerous When Wet" (1953), with Fernando Lamas and a cameo by Tom and Jerry. 8 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English; interview; bonus shorts; outtakes; more. Five-disc set.
Starring
Esther Williams
Van Johnson
Red Skelton
Esther Williams
Helen Forrest
Fernando Lamas
Peter Lawford
Jack Carson
Lucille Ball
Ricardo Montalban
Basil Rathbone
Bill Goodwin
Jimmy Durante
Betty Garrett
Charlotte Greenwood
Jean Porter
Cecil Kellaway
Keenan Wynn
Cyd Charisse
Denise Darcel
Nana Bryant
Xavier Cugat
William Demarest
Ben Blue
Ted de Corsia
Donna Corcoran
Carlos Ramirez
Leon Ames
Donald Meek
Mike Mazurki
Kathryn Beaumont
Ethel Smith
Barbara Whiting
Bunny Waters
Jacqueline Dalya
Mel Blanc
Dick Simmons
June Lockhart
Marie Windsor
Grant Mitchell
Henri Letondal
Francis Pierlot
Juan Duval
George Mann
Josephine Whittell
Ann Codee
Paul Bryar
Margaret Dumont
Frank Mitchell
Paul Harvey
Jack Raine
Richard Alexander
Bill Lewin
Jonathan Hale
Janis Paige
Matt Moore
James Flavin
Tudor Owen
Nolan Leary
Lina Romay
Sondra Rodgers
Chester Clute
Roger Moore
Joy Lansing
Carl Leviness
Reginald Simpson
Cosmo Sardo
John McKee
Carl Saxe
Harry James
Arthur Gould-Porter
Leon Lontoc
Robert E. O'Connor
Theresa Harris
Charles Sullivan
Frank Hagney
James Fairfax
Harry Stanton
Duff Whitney
Brick Sullivan
Henry Sylvester
Molly Glessing
Lillian Molieri
James Aubrey
Bill Harbach
Pat O'Moore
Dewey Robinson
Arthur Walsh
Eugene Borden
Bob St. Angelo
Michael Jordan
Dick Winslow
Joel Friedkin
Allan Watson
Bette Arlen
Lester Dorr
Anthony Merrill
Lonnie Pierce
Michael Dugan
Dorothy Abbott
Tay Dunn
Sue Casey
Paul Regas
Garry Owen
Diane Gump
Almira Sessions
Elspeth Dudgeon
Tom Dugan
Robin Short
Earl Schenck
Roque Ybarra
Fred Fisher
Frances Morris
Heinie Conklin
Dorothy Adams
Alex Pollard
Al Kikume
George Calliga
Richard Landry
Pierre Watkin
Alphonse Martell
Jack Boyle
Clarence Hennecke
Milton Kibbee
Harlan Warde
John Lopez
Dee Turnell
Billy Lechner
Andrew Tombes
Del Henderson
Franklin Parker
Jane Green
Guy Bates Post
Charles Knight
Kay Mansfield
John Valentine
Walter Soderling
Sarah Edwards
Harry Hayden
Jane Isbell
Chavo de Leon
Joe Yule
Nina Bara
Mary Ann Hawkins
Eddie Kane
Phyllis Graffeo
Ray Teal
Russell Hicks
Patricia Denise
Herbert Evans
Jack Shea
Bertha Priestley
Dave Kashner
Helen O'Hara
Augie Gomez
Dorothy Ford
Noreen Roth
Margaret Adams
Erin O'Kelly
Constance Weiler
Naomi Scher
Katharine Booth
Beverly Tyler
Charmienne Harker
Lucille Casey
Beryl McCutcheon
Peggy Maley
Aina Constant
Directors: George Sidney, Charles Walters, Richard Thorpe, Edward Buzzell
Studio: Turner Classic Movie
Release Date: 7/17/2007
Item #: WBD079770
UPC #: 012569797703
SKU #: D55069
Attributes: Gift Set, Special Packaging, Digipack Packaging, Standard Screen
Product Type: DVD
Rating: UNR
Closed Caption: Yes

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