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zmu| Hit the Deck
ID:
1955
Comments:
Director: Roy Rowland
Screenplay: Herbert Fields, Sonya Levien, William Ludwig, Hubert Osborne, Clifford Grey, Leo Robin
Producer: Joe Pasternak
Cast: Jane Powell, Tony Martin, Debbie Reynolds, Walter Pidgeon, Vic Damone
Genre: Musical

Running Time: 112
Aspect Ratio:  2.35:1 (NTSC Widescreen)
Sound: 4-Track Stereo
Subtitles: Spanish, French
Features:
Studio:  Warner Home Video DVD Region:  1 NR
DVD Release:  Apr 2008 Discs:  1 (Cloud) []
Purchase: 
Reviews:  AN AUTHENTIC REGION 1 DVD FROM WARNER BROTHERS. Hit the Deck hits all the right notes as three sailors (Tony Martin, Vic Damone, Russ Tamblyn) and three cuties (Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Ann Miller) flirt, squabble, run afoul of shore patrol and, of course, fall in love, all to the infectious melodies of the great Vincent Youmans. The film combines many songs from the 1927 stage original, with other Youmans classics providing a non-stop cavalcade of musical delights, neatly choreographed by the legendary Hermes Pan. A rare ensemble musical, Hit The Deck gives each of its stars a chance to shine both together and alone. Highlights include Ann Miller as the seductive Lady From The Bayou, Jane Powell and Vic Damones romantic duet I Know That You Know, a rollicking fun-house sequence showing off the acrobatic dexterity of Debbie Reynolds and Russ Tamblyn, and Tony Martins heartfelt rendition of More Than You Know. The festivities are capped off by a blockbuster finale of Hallelujah which gained later renown as one of the memorable highlights of MGMs 1974 compilation classic Thats Entertainment. Music, romance, and fun are all on deck.

BONUS FEATURES:

* Pete Smith Specialty Comedy Short The Fall Guy
* Classic MGM Tex Avery cartoon Field and Scream
* Audio-only Bonuses:
o Music-only Track for Song Sequences
o Outtake Song Sometimes Im Happy (Powell/Damone reprise)
* Theatrical trailer


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