This month sees some absolute classic movies being released courtesy of Simply Media from Universal Pictures/Hollywood Classics. We are going to share the six classics during this week…
The Lone Hand
Starring Joel McCrea (The Most Dangerous Game, Foreign Correspondent) , The Lone Hand from 1953 is a Western filled with thrills. Zachary Hallock is a widowed farmer who decides to join a group of outlaws when he couldn’t rectify his money problems. This places Hallock in a precarious situation and life around him suddenly becomes full of lies, deceit and violence, it is now up to him to make the right decisions where doing what is right, is pitted against what is a necessity.
The Lone Hand comes to DVD for the first time in the UK on 4th July 2016 and you can pick up a copy for £12.99 (RRP)
Masquerade in Mexico
Stranded in Mexico, singer Angel O’Reilly (played by Dorothy Lamour – Road To Singapore) who originally hails from America, finds herself singing in a nightclub. Angel did not get her job just on her talents though, she convinced the owner of the nightclub that she was in fact a Spanish Countess. Hilarity ensues when Tom Grant ( Patric Knowles – The Wolf Man) arrives along with his wife, with whom he is estranged and who had a Mexican Bullfighter with her. Suddenly, the film is taking on a new purpose as it pits the lovers against each other.
Full of intrigue, suspense and more than a bit of comedy, Masquerade in Mexico is a fantastic film that will have you laughing, singing and wondering, just as much as the characters exactly who has betrayed them in this wonderful 1945 musical!
Masquerade in Mexico comes to DVD for the first time in the UK on 4th July 2016 and you can grab your copy for just £12.99.
Melvin and Howard
Inspired by a true story, Melvin and Howard tells the story of when poor Melvin, who has been a little down on his luck, comes face to face with Howard Hughes, a meeting that will change his life forever. This hilarious, heartwarming tale has an incredibly wonderful star studded cast that includes Jason Robards (All The Presidents Men) who has won two Academy Awards, another Academy Award winner Mary Steenburgen (Back To The Future III) and Golden Globe winner Paul Le Mat (American History X). The film itself won two Oscars for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Best Writing.
Available for the first time in the UK on 4th July 2016, Melvin and Howard can be picked up for just £12.99