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Classic Christmas (DVD) Loot Price: R154
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Classic Christmas (DVD): Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Angela Cartwright, George C Scott,...

Classic Christmas (DVD)

Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Angela Cartwright, George C Scott, Nigel Davenport, Frank Finley, Edward Woodward, Michael Gough, …

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A four-volume set of classic films for Christmas. 'The Sound of Music' (1965) is set in Austria in the 1930s. Ex-nun Maria (Julie Andrews) becomes the governess for a family of seven children who live in the shadow of their domineering and repressed widower father (Christopher Plummer). She brings love, music and excitement into the children's lives and also eventually begins to have an effect on their father. But just when things are looking up, the rise of Nazism and the threat of the coming war darkens all their futures. Includes a host of memorable songs, such as 'Do-Re-Mi', 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain', and 'My Favourite Things'. In the Dickens classic 'A Christmas Carol' (1984), miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (George C. Scott) is a misanthrope unimpressed by the fuss everyone makes during the festive season. That is, until his sleep is disturbed one Christmas Eve by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, each of which takes him on a journey which helps him to open his heart to his fellow man and to thereby learn the joy of Christmas. In 'Miracle On 34th Street' (1947), Doris Walker (Maureen O'Hara), an executive at Macy's department store, believes in taking a common-sense approach to life and is consequently raising her daughter Susan (Natalie Wood) not to believe in Santa Claus. This year however, the convictions of both mother and child are challenged when the kindly old man (Edmund Gwenn) hired as the store Santa insists that he is in fact the real thing. No one believes him, some even think he's insane, but he is willing to go to court to prove his case. Finally, in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' (1968), inventor Caractacus Potts (Dick Van Dyke) acquires a run-down racing car and renovates it for his children, Jeremy (Adrian Hall) and Jemima (Heather Ripley), making a few extra improvements along the way. The car, christened Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, now has the ability to fly, and takes the Potts and their friend, Truly Scrumptious (Sally Ann Howes) on an exciting adventure. Arriving in the kingdom of wicked Baron Bomburst (Gert Frobe), they find themselves pursued by the evil Child Catcher (Robert Helpmann), while the Baron, desperate to get his hands on the car, kidnaps Jeremy and Jemima's grandfather (Lionel Jeffries) by mistake.


Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Ent.
Release date: November 2011
Actors: Julie Andrews • Christopher Plummer • Eleanor Parker • Richard Haydn • Angela Cartwright • George C Scott • Nigel Davenport • Frank Finley • Edward Woodward • Michael Gough • Edmund Gwenn • Maureen O'Hara • John Payne • Natalie Wood • Dick Van Dyke • Sally Ann Howes • Lionel Jeffries • Gert Fröbe • Adrian Hall • Robert Helpmann • Heather Ripley
Contributors: Robert Wise • Ernest Lehman • Richard Rodgers • Irwin Kostal • Rodgers And Hammerstein • Oscar Hammerstein Ii • Ted McCord • William F. Storke • Alfred Kelman • Roger O Hirson • Nick Bicat • Tony Imi • William Perlberg • George Seaton • Cyril Mockridge • Lloyd Ahern • Charles G. Clarke • Albert R. Broccoli • Roald Dahl • Ken Hughes • Christopher Challis
Directors: Robert Wise • Clive Donner • George Seaton • Ken Hughes
Dimensions: 195 x 140 x 32mm (L x W x T)
Format: DVD
Disks: 4
Region encoding: Region 2. This DVD will play in all South African DVD players.
Audio format:  Dolby Digital Stereo
Video format:  Standard 4:3 (1.33:1)
Languages: English
Subtitles: Czech • Danish • Finnish • Hebrew • Hungarian • Icelandic • Norwegian • Polish • Portuguese • Spanish • Swedish
Age restriction: A
Categories: DVD > Drama
DVD > Feature Film
Barcode: 5039036049511

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