There are many new arrivals on the DVD shelf in Arts that include the following.
A series of visual arts documentaries from local award winning film company, Creative Cowboy Films include:- Julie Gough : we walked on a carpet of stars, and Gwyn Hanssen Pigott : a potters film.
The Bard himself, William Shakespeare, features on two titles – Hamlet with David Tennant, Patrick Stewart and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Richard III with Laurence Olivier.
- Criterion Collection, 2004
One of the all-time great musicals Cole Porter’s Anything Goes, features Ethel Merman and Frank Sinatra making their television debuts. The stage version was last produced in Melbourne by The Production Company in 2011.
More favourites, Volume 2 : selected highlights from the world’s best-loved operas: Opera Australia.
Several releases from Opera Australia include a second volume of More Favourites and La Stupenda herself, Dame Joan Sutherland, in starring roles such as Lakme.
There is also the well known and much shown surf movie classic – The Endless Summer, to remind us that we’re passing through some very warm autumn days.