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    Father Goose – Olive Signature (Blu-ray)
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    This item will be released on November 7, 2017.
    • Director:

      ralph nelson

    • Actors:

      cary grant, leslie caron, trevor howard

    • Rated:

      nr (not rated) – mature audience only

    • Languages:

      english

    • subtitles:

      english (optional)

    • Video:

      1:85:1 aspect ratio; color

    • Runtime:

      117 minutes

    • Year:

      1964

    • Format:
    • Price : $39.95 $29.99
    • UPC: 887090601306
    • Cat #: OS013

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    Availability: Product will become available on November 7 in a limited edition pressing of 3,500 units. Product is limited to 5 per household. Preorder now to receive when available.

    Limited to 3,500 units!

     

    OLIVE SIGNATURE FEATURES

    • New Restoration from 4K Scan of Original Camera Negative
    • Audio commentary by film historian David Del Valle
    • “Unfinished Business: Cary Grant’s Search for Fatherhood and His Oscar” – with Marc Eliot, author of Cary Grant: A Biography
    • “My Father” – internet pioneer Ted Nelson discusses director Ralph Nelson
    • Universal Newsreel footage featuring Leslie Caron
    • Essay by Village Voice critic Bilge Ebiri

    In what would be his second-to-last film appearance, screen legend Cary Grant (Operation Petticoat) is paired with the enchanting Leslie Caron (Gigi) in Father Goose, and the battle of the sexes has never been as funny or as romantic.

    When boozy beachcomber Walter Eckland (Grant) is blackmailed into service as a lookout by the Allied Forces during World War II, little does he realize that his idyllic island getaway will soon become a haven for seven schoolgirls and their prim and proper teacher. Rescued by Eckland from a nearby island following an enemy attack, Catherine Freneau (Caron) and her seven mischievous charges will turn the life of the grumpy, whiskey-soaked Eckland on its ear. Adding to the fun is Trevor Howard (The Third Man) as Commander Frank Houghton, the proverbial thorn in Eckland’s side.

    Father Goose, directed by Ralph Nelson (Lilies of the Field) from an Academy Award® winning screenplay by Peter Stone, Frank Tarloff and S.H. Barnett, was photographed by Academy Award winner Charles Lang Jr. (A Farewell to Arms) and features a score by Cy Coleman (Sweet Charity), which includes the Father Goose theme song, “Pass Me By.”

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