Universal Rarities: Films Of The 1930s
"Million Dollar Legs" (1932) offers W.C. Fields as the president of a tiny mythical nation whose residents are all superior athletes and which intends to make a name for itself in the Olympics. Jack Oakie, Ben Turpin, Hugh Herbert co-star. "Belle Of The Nineties" (1934) stars Mae West as a New Orleans chanteuse who juggles romances with a boxer and a millionaire while avoiding her flirtatious boss. Johnny Mack Brown, Roger Pryor also star. Jack Benny gets his first lead in Raoul Walsh's "Artists & Models" (1937) as an adman out to rig a beauty contest in favor of his biggest client. Richard Arlen, Ida Lupino, Gail Patrick also star. The nautical adventure "Souls At Sea" (1937) showcases Gary Cooper as the first mate on an 1800s slave ship who takes command of the vessel and frees its captives in the wake of a rebellion. George Raft, Frances Dee, Henry Wilcoxon also star. 5 hrs. total on four discs. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; photo gallery; more.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Assistant Director (Hal Walker), Best Art Direction--Set Decoration, Best Score, Best Song ("Whispers In The Dark")
- Edward Cline, Henry Hathaway, Leo McCarey, Raoul Walsh
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Gary Cooper, Jack Benny, Jack Oakie, Mae West, Roger Pryor, W.C. Fields, George Raft, Ida Lupino, Richard Arlen, Frances Dee, Andy Clyde, John Mack Brown, Lyda Roberti, John Miljan, Gail Patrick, Henry Wilcoxon, Susan Fleming, Ben Blue, Harry Carey, Katherine de Mille, Duke Ellington's orchestra, Ben Turpin, Olympe Bradna, The Yacht Club Boys, James Donlan... More