Tag: Edmund Gwenn

Jessie Matthews ‘Climbs High’

Jessie Matthews ‘Climbs High’

September 5, 2013 | By

Reviews of two films starring Jessie Matthews, a huge star in Britain during the 1930s: Climbing High (1938), a British take on the American screwball comedy directed by Carol Reed (!) released on DVD by VCI, and the forgotten gem Firday the Thirteenth (1933), available from Archive.org.

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DVD: Waltzes from Vienna (1934)

DVD: Waltzes from Vienna (1934)

January 2, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / V to Z . Film: Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras:  n/a Label: Universal France/ Region: 2 (PAL) / Released: February 5, 2013 Genre: Musical / Romance Synopsis: Wafer-thin musical romance about Johann Strauss the younger, and the evolution of his signature waltz “The Blue Danube.” Special […]

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