WSR Detailed LaserDisc Review

Gene Kelly Collection, The: On The Town Brigadoon, Itís Always Fair Weather

Reviewed In Issue 17 Of Widescreen Review® Stars:
Gene Kelly.

WSR Review Scores
Picture Rating: 2.5
Sound Rating: 3
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DVD General Information
(Studio/Distributor): MGM
(Catalog Number): 105144
(MPAA Rating): Not Rated
(Retail Price): $$124.99
(Running Time In Minutes): 455
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): No
(Theatrical Release): 1954
(LD Release Date): 12/95
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

Credits Information
(Director): Vincent Minnelli, G. Kelly & S. Donen
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DVD Picture Information
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(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): 2.55:1
(Measured LaserDisc Aspect Ratio): 2.55:1

DVD Sound Information
(DVD Soundtrack):
(Theatrical Sound): Mag Stereo
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WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
A wonderful tribute to the legendary Gene Kelly including stills and pre-recordings from the original studio sessions of many of Kellyís MGM films. The three classic musicals are brought together in one cherishable box set.

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