Swing Time Blu-ray
Criterion | 1936 | 103 min | Not rated | Jun 11, 2019
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1
English: LPCM Mono
Single disc (1 BD-50)
Swing Time (The Criterion Collection)(1936) Blu-ray
A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.
Director: George Stevens
Writers: Howard Lindsay, Allan Scott, Erwin S. Gelsey, Ben Holmes, Rian James, Anthony Veiller
Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore, Betty Furness
Special Features and Technical Specs:
- NEW 2K DIGITAL RESTORATION, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- Audio commentary from 1986 featuring John Mueller, author of Astaire Dancing: The Musical Films
- Archival interviews with performers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and choreographer Hermes Pan
- New interview with George Stevens Jr.
- In Full Swing, a new program on the film's choreography and soundtrack featuring jazz and film critic Gary Giddins, dance critic Brian Seibert, and Dorothy Fields biographer Deborah Grace Winer
- New interview with film scholar Mia Mask on the "Bojangles of Harlem" number
- Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature
- PLUS: An essay by critic Imogen Sara Smith
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