Movies I'm Waiting for On DVDby alterna21 | created - 06 Jun 2012 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
I'm dying for these titles to come out on DVD. I wish I knew who decided which movies get a DVD release because I would plead the case for all these titles. Well fingers crossed for the future I guess.
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1. Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 8th-century China, the Emperor is grieving over the death of his wife. The Yang family wants to provide the Emperor with a consort so that they may consolidate their influence over the ... See full summary »
I love asian period dramas, especially the costumes and scenery.
2. Little Big Shot (1935)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A young girl endears herself to her caretakers after her father is murdered by mobsters.
I LOVE this movie, Sybil Jason was such a cute little actress. I enjoy watching her more than Shirley Temple. In this movie Sybil does some cute song and dance numbers, but the best one is when she does impressions of Hollywood actors in the middle of the song. So cute, I really want this one on DVD.
3. Barnacle Bill (1935)
90 min | Drama
This was Sybil Jason's first movie, she was Warner's answer to Shirley Temple
4. The Captain's Kid (1936)
Passed | 72 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Marcia Prentiss, a New England spinster, is annoyed when reaching her summer home to find that her niece, Betsy Ann, is there after being told to remain in school, but is there because she ... See full summary »
Another Sybil Jason movie I wish was on DVD
5. Wyoming (1940)
Passed | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
With the army after him and his partner deserting, Reb decides that a change of scenery would be nice so he heads for Wyoming with Dave. To show his gratitude to Dave, he steals his horse ... See full summary »
I usually don't care for westerns, but this one was very entertaining and funny, it definitley endeared Wallace Beery to me.
6. Gold of the Amazon Women (1979 TV Movie)
100 min | Adventure
An adventurer searches for the fabled Golden Cities of El Dorado and allies himself with a tribe of Amazon women against a murderous villain who is also after the treasure.
8. Valley of the Kings (1964)
101 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Two children on vacation in Egypt with their archaeologist parents expose the villainy of Arab workmen and help their father find the treasure he seeks.
Again, ancient Egypt and archealogy
9. Sheba and the Gladiator (1959)
98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Zenobia, Queen of Palmira, revolts against Rome and defeats the Roman troops... But she makes a big mistake when she falls in love with enemy officer Marco Valerio.
10. The Queen of Sheba (1921)
90 min | Adventure, Drama
The story of the ill-fated romance between Solomon, king of Israel, and the Queen of Sheba.
I like silent films based on bible stories, such dramatic costumes
11. Comet Over Broadway (1938)
Approved | 70 min | Drama, Romance
Story of a rising stage star and the trouble she causes by her ambition.
Kay Francis and Sybil Jason, great pairing
12. The Blue Lagoon (1923)
80 min | Drama
The original Blue Lagoon movie made shortly after the original book was published. I would love to see this movie, it probably follows the storyline of the book more closely than the movies that came later.
13. Bitter Fruit (1920)
Two American sisters are kidnapped while boating off the coast of tropical island Palmera, and sold into slavery by pirates.
Old silent pirate drama
14. Du Barry, Woman of Passion (1930)
Passed | 90 min | Romance, Drama
A French milliner becomes a casino hostess and courtesan, eventually rising to the position of mistress of King Louis XV.
I love any movies about Du Barry or Marie Antoinette and ladies of the Roccoco and Baroque eras.
15. The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
This musical tells the tales of two movie extras who abscond to an expensive resort with their costumes and pretend to be aristocrats. Included in the film are ice skating numbers and songs.
Another ice skating movie with Sonja Henie
16. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )
25 min | Adventure, Family
The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »
A TV series I wish would be released on DVD
17. The New Addams Family (1998–1999)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Horror
Updated-for-the-'90s version of the original Addams Family show. The family remains the same: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Granmama, Lurch, Thing, and Cousin Itt. ... See full summary »
Another TV series I wish would be released on DVD
18. Addams Family Reunion (1998 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The Addams Family goes on a search for their relatives.
For some reason this came out on VHS tape but not on dvd. I wish it would because I love all things Addams Family
19. Hey, Let's Twist! (1961)
Not Rated | 79 min | Musical
The rise, fall and rise again of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub is chronicled. The sons of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub owner nearly topple the club's initial success by redesigning the place but realize their mistake.
I like movies from the 50s and 60s that contain dancing and singing groups that were popular in those eras, wish they were all available on dvd.
20. Murder at Monte Carlo (1935)
70 min | Crime, Drama
A professor comes up with a system to win at roulette, and goes to the famous casino at Monte Carlo to try it out. When he turns up murdered and his "system" missing, a reporter sets out to find the killer--and the system.
Errol Flynn again
21. The Slim Princess (1920)
50 min | Comedy, Drama
The Slim Princess is a 1920 American comedy film starring Mabel Normand, directed by Victor Schertzinger, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, and written by Gerald C. Duffy based on a musical play ... See full summary »
A silent movie staring Mabel Normand, one of my favorite silent actress/comedians
22. Oh, Mabel Behave (1922)
Another silent comedy from Mabel Normand
23. Marie Antoinette (1904)
Festival in Trianon. Menuet. Lunch on the Grass. Blindman's Bluff. Love Rendevouz. The Revolution. Taking the Bastille. The Temple Prison. Before the Court. The Scaffold.
I would love to see this very early short film about Marie Antoinette, if anyone knows where I can see it and hopefully purchase it please let me know!!!
24. Shadow of the Guillotine (1956)
120 min | Drama, History
Another Marie Antoinette movie I would love to have
25. Marie-Antoinette (1975– )
90 min | Biography, Drama, History
A tv mini series from Europe I wish would be put on dvd
26. The Earl of Camelot (1914)
An Earl's baby, adopted by a servant, grows up to become a king's jester.
Director: Henry Wilson
A Very interesting silent short I would like to own
27. Kaamelott (2004– )
7 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
In this off beat account of King Arthur's quest for the Grail, virtually every journey, battle or adventure is stopped dead in its tracks by the knights of the round table's most worldly ... See full summary »
This is a French TV series about King Arthur and Camelot, it is only available on dvd in Europe on region 2 dvd. Hopefully someday they will release it on region 1 with english subtitles.
28. A Challenge for Robin Hood (1967)
G | 85 min | Adventure
Robin, a young Norman nobleman, is falsely accused by his cousin of murdering another cousin. His accuser is actually in league with the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham to seize control of ... See full summary »
29. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »
31. Arthur the King (1985 TV Movie)
180 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden ... See full summary »
I love anything having to do with King Arthur, Merlin, and Camelot
33. Elizabeth the Queen (1968 TV Movie)
90 min | Biography, Drama
In the sixteenth century, Queen Elizabeth I (Dame Judith Anderson) is the ruler of England. Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex (Charlton Heston) is her lover, best friend, and worst enemy.
The romantic attachment which the humbly born William Shakespeare had for the beautiful and gentle Charlotte Clopton, of Clopton Hall, is authenticated by the letters of many people of the ... See full summary »
38. The Tyrant of Castile (1963)
100 min | Adventure, Drama
In the late 14th century, Pedro the Cruel is justifiably deposed from the throne of Castile by his bastard brother and usurper Enrique de Trastamare, who is supported by the French. The ... See full synopsis »
40. Loose in London (1953)
Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Bowery Boys find themselves in London, in an old mansion complete with a dungeon, an ominous bell tower and the ghost of an old hangman.
41. Hearts and Armour (1983)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Bradamante, a woman wearing an invincible suit of armor, is travelling the countryside at the time of the Crusades. After ending up in the middle of a web of romantic and cultural tangles, ... See full summary »
42. Smilin' Through (1932)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance
The adoptive father of a young woman is horrified to learn she plans to marry the son of the man who accidentally killed her aunt years before.
43. Gandahar (1987)
PG | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature.
Votes: 3,996 | Gross: $0.37M
44. Jungle Menace (1937)
Passed | 308 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In the Asian province of Seemang where the Bay of Bengal meets the jungle, Chandler Elliott (John St. Polis) owns a large and prosperous rubber plantation. His attractive daughter, Dorothy (... See full summary »
45. The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance