An opportunity to buy a brand-new PAL DVD-R of one of the great American Technicolor films of the late 1930s:
The Little Princess, 1939, starring Shirley Temple
Running Time: approximately 93 minutes
The source material is excellent – this giving a great Technicolor picture and very good sound quality.
Your brand-new DVD disc will be created from this source material (without any artwork), and will be supplied in a clear plastic wallet, NOT in a DVD case.
Note that the picture attached is for illustrative purposes only, and is therefore NOT included or offered with this listing.
Region 2: IMPORTANT NOTE for American, Canadian and other non-Region 2 buyers:
You will need a multi-region DVD player to play this disc.
Directed by Walter Lang, from the screenplay by Ethel Hill and Walter Ferris which was loosely based on the novel “A Little Princess” by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The film was the first Shirley Temple movie to be filmed completely in Technicolor. It was also her last major success as a child star.
This film is now in the public domain. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. copyrighted the film on 1 March 1939 under copyright number: LP8753. However, in 1968, the copyright claimants’ (Fox) failed to renew its copyright registration in the 28th year after publication, after the first release.
When Captain Crewe (Ian Hunter) is called to service during the Boer War, he enrolls his little daughter Sara (Shirley Temple) in a boarding school run by the heartless Amanda Minchin. Sara, a generous, unspoiled child, is dubbed 'The Little Princess' by her schoolmates because of her distinguished family. At the school, Sara is befriended by Amanda's jolly brother Bertie; her riding teacher, Geoffrey Hamilton; her tutor, Rose, who is in love with Geoffrey; Becky, the little skullery maid, and Ram Dass, the servant of Lord Wickham who lives across the way. On the day of Sara's birthday party, Miss Minchin receives word that Captain Crewe has been reported killed in action and all his assets confiscated by the enemy…..
Please read all the details of this listing so you know exactly what you are buying.
What will I receive? Your film will come on a DVD-R disc in a plastic DVD sleeve with no artwork. The title of the film will be written on the sleeve for your convenience.
Region 2 - PAL
Note: This DVD does not contain any menus.
This film is now in the public domain – see note above.
Shirley Temple as Sara Crewe
Richard Greene as Geoffrey Hamilton
Anita Louise as Rose
Ian Hunter as Captain Crewe
Cesar Romero as Ram Dass
Arthur Treacher as Hubert 'Bertie' Minchin
Mary Nash as Amanda Minchin