Friday, December 28, 2007

'Michael Clayton' & Another Pair of Bob Hope's films Arriving On HD DVD

Warner Home Video has announced Michael Clayton, starring George Clooney, will arrive in high-definition on HD DVD/DVD Combo disc, come February 19 and it will be priced at $35.99 SRP. Full disc details can be found here.

Another pair of films starring Bob Hope, My Favorite Brunette and Son Of Paleface, will be available to own in high-definition exclusively on the Bob Hope Double Feature Collection HD DVD, come March 25, 2008, for $19.98 SRP per set. Stay tuned for further details.

My Favorite Brunette (1947) / 90 minutes

Bob Hope's hilarious comedy that pokes fun at detective movies of yesteryear. Ronnie Jackson is your average happy-go-lucky photographer. Naturally, Ronnie doesn't even think twice when he happily volunteers to take care of his neighbor's private-eye office. That is until a beautiful brunette walks into his office begging Ronnie to find her missing husband. Soon Ronnie finds himself on a wild goose chase that leads to murder.

Son of Paleface (1952) / 95 minutes

Four years after his hit comedy The Paleface, Bob Hope returned to the screen as Junior Potter, son of Painless Peter Potter, the hapless hero of the first film. The Harvard-bred Junior heads out west to claim his father's inheritance. Returning for the sequel, but in a different role, is Jane Russell (The Outlaw) as an outlaw named Mike who continually has to save our hapless hero. Also starring in the sequel is the King of the Cowboys himself, Roy Rogers and his horse Trigger, who portray themselves. Hope teams with the pair to help get to the sequel is the Oscar-winning song "Buttons and Bows." Co-writer and director Frank Tashlin, a former cartoonist and screenwriter of the first Paleface, also worked with Hope on The Private Navy of Sgt O'Farrell and wrote and directed several Jerry Lewis films such as Cinderfella and The Geisha Boy.



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