Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 1/20/15

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Quick list of all Amazon links for this week.


Into the Woods Soundtrack: Instrumental songs version
(Disney - digital album in mp3 and at iTunes
"Prologue: Into the Woods," "Cinderella at the Grave," "Hello, Little Girl," "I Know Things Now," "A Very Nice Prince," "Giants in the Sky," "Agony," "It Takes Two," "Stay With Me," "On the Steps of the Palace," "Careful My Toe," "Witch's Lament," "Any Moment," "Moments in the Woods," "Your Fault," "Last Midnight," "No One Is Alone," "Finale/Children Will Listen (Part 1)," "Finale/Children Will Listen (Part 2)."

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

Deep in My Heart
(Warner Archive Collection - new DVD-R)
1954 musical biographical film about Sigmund Romberg. Directed by Stanley Donen. José Ferrer, Merle Oberon, Helen Traubel. Cameos by Cyd Charisse, Rosemary Clooney , Vic Damone, Howard Keel, Gene Kelly, Fred Kelly, Tony Martin, Ann Miller, James Mitchell, Jane Powell, Joan Weldon, Tamara Toumanova, Robert Easton, Russ Tamblyn, Susan Luckey, and Ludwig Stössel. "Overture," "One Kiss," "Desert Song," "Deep in My Heart, Dear," "You Will Remember Vienna," "You Will Remember Vienna," "Leg of Mutton," "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise," "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise," "Mr. & Mrs.," "I Love to Go Swimmin' with Wimmen," "Road to Paradise"/"Will You Remember (Sweetheart)," "Girls Goodbye," "Fat Fat Fatima," "Jazza-Dada-Doo," "It," "Serenade," "One Alone," "Your Land and My Land," "Auf Wiedersehn," "Lover, Come Back to Me," "Stout-Hearted Men," "When I Grow Too Old to Dream." 132 minutes. Released 12/3/14.

Bette Midler in Divine Madness: A National Treasure Chest
(Warner Archive Collection - new DVD-R)
1980 Bette Midler concert film. Released 12/2/14. 86 minutes.

Gay Purr-ee
(Warner Archive Collection - new DVD-R)
1962 animated musical. Voices include Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Red Buttons, Hermione Gingold, Paul Frees, Mel Blanc. Score by Mort Lindsey and songs by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg (including "Mewsette," "Little Drops of Rain," "The Money Cat," "Portrait of Mewsette," "Take My Hand, Paree," "Paris is a Lonely Town," "Bubbles," "Roses Red, Violets Blue," "Little Drops of Rain," "The Horse Won't Talk"). Released 12/3/14.

King of Burlesque
(Fox - new DVD)
1936 musical film. Warner Baxter, Alice Faye, Jack Oakie. Oscar nominated for Best Dance Direction. Released 12/9/14.

Lucky Me
(Warner Archive Collection - new DVD-R)
1954 Broadway-set musical comedy film. Doris Day, Robert Cummings, Phil Silver, Eddy Foy, Jr., Nancy Walker. Score by Sammy Fain and Paul Franics Webster. Songs include "The Superstition Song," "I Speak to the Stars," "I Wanna Sing Like an Angel" and "Love You, Dearly." 100 minutes. Released 12/3/14.

BOOKs Now Available:

Small Engine Repair
(Overlook TP - Paperback Book)
Play by John Pollono. Premiered at MCC/Lucille Lortel in 2013.


On sale this week, more than $100 off:

Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen Collection
(Universal Studios - on 13 DVDs)
24 films: College Humor (1933), We're Not Dressing (1934), Here is My Heart (1934), Mississippi (1935), Rhythm on the Range (1936), Waikiki Wedding (1937), Double or Nothing (1937), Sing You Sinners (1938), East Side of Heaven (1939), Road to Singapore (1940), If I Had My Way (1940), Rhythm on the River (1940), Road to Zanzibar (1941), Birth of the Blues (1941), Holiday Inn (1942), Road to Morocco (1942), Going My Way (1944), Here Come the Waves (1944), Road to Utopia (1946), Blue Skies (1946), Welcome Stranger (1947), Variety Girl (1947), The Emperor Waltz (1948), and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) - plus American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered, trailers and featurettes.