Frankenstein: The Legacy Collection (Frankenstein / The Bride of Frankenstein / Son of Frankenstein / The Ghost of Frankenstein / House of Frankenstein)
For the first time ever, the original Frankenstein film comes to DVD in this extraordinary Legacy Collection. Included in the collection is the original classic, starring the renowned Boris Karloff, and four timeless sequels, featuring such legendary actors as Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney Jr. These are the landmark films that inspired an entire genre of movies and continue to be major influences on motion pictures to this day.
A sample of the menu: Woody Allen on dieting the Dostoevski way • Roger Angell on the art of the martini • Don DeLillo on Jell-O • Malcolm Gladwell on building a better ketchup • Jane Kramer on the writer’s kitchen • Chang-rae Lee on eating sea urchin • Steve Martin on menu mores • Alice McDermott on sex and ice cream • Dorothy Parker on dinner conversation • S. J. Perelman on a hollandaise assassin • Calvin Trillin on New York’s best bagelIn this indispensable collection, The New Yorker dishes up a feast of delicious writing–food and drink memoirs, short stories, tell-alls, and poems, seasoned with a generous dash of cartoons. M.F.K. Fisher pays homage to “cookery witches,” those mysterious cooks who possess “an uncanny power over food,” and Adam Gopnik asks if French cuisine is done for. There is Roald Dahl’s famous story “Taste,” in which a wine snob’s palate comes in for some unwelcome scrutiny, and Julian Barnes’s ingenious tale of a lifelong gourmand who goes on a very peculiar diet. Whether you’re in the mood for snacking on humor pieces and cartoons or for savoring classic profiles of great chefs and great eaters, these offerings, from every age of The New Yorker’s fabled eighty-year history, are sure to satisfy every taste.
The Best of Saturday Night Live Classic Years Collection 1975-80 (Movie CD-ROM, Comedy Performance For Your PC) Volume 2
(Volume 2: 2 CD-ROMs) Transform your PC into a personal entertainment center. MovieCD is easy to use, everything you need is on the disc. The on-screen remote controls the functions. NBC’s guardians, their eyes on a generation untapped by advertisers, wanted a show that spoke to younger viewers. Something fresh. Creator producer Lorne Michaels gave them that with Saturday Night Live. But he also gave them much more. NBC was thinking clean cut exuberance. Apple cheeked kids. Instead, it got counterculture. Anti-establishment. Experimental. Daring. Dangerous. Reminisce and enjoy classic skits including Mel’s Hide Heaven, Weekend Update, Candy Slice, Goodnights, Mighty Mouse, The Festrunk Brothers and numerous others. Starring your favorite SNL cast members and guests including Chevy Chase, Candice Bergen, John Belushi, Jane Curtain, Laraine Newman, Gilda Radner, Steve Martin, Andy Kaufman, Dan Aykroyd, Garrett Morris, and many others.
Comedy Quotes from the Movies: Over 4,000 Bits of Humorous Dialogue from All Film Genres, Topically Arra Nged and Indexed
Clever repartee, double entendres, punch lines and many other variations of humor have been a staple of movie dialogue since the advent of talkies. Collected here are over 4,000 of the best comedic lines from the movies. The compilers of this book have tried to bring together some of the funniest, wittiest and most outrageous snatches of dialogue on film over a sixty year time period. For each entry the authors set the quotation in context, provide the name of the actor or actress, the name of the movie and the year of release. The quotations are arranged by a broad range of categories, such as politics, food and eating, gambling, and many others. A title index and a name index follow the body of the book..