North To Alaska
Lusty, brawling epic of prospectors in Gold Rush Alaska stars John Wayne and Stewart Granger as partners who wind up fighting for the hand of lovely Capucine. Fun-filled adventure film also stars Ernie Kovacs, Fabian. 117 min.
Mr. Hobbs Takes A Vacation
James Stewart takes his family on a seaside holiday, only to be plagued by a lothario with eyes for his wife, a son who's glued to the TV set, a daughter who refuses to go out in public with braces, and two daughters with marital woes. Warm comedy co-stars Maureen O'Hara. 115 min.
Five Weeks In A Balloon
From master fantasist Jules Verne comes this tale of a balloon expedition over 19th-century Africa, a trip fraught with dangers both natural and man-made. Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Red Buttons, Peter Lorre, Barbara Eden and Fabian star. 102 min.
The Longest Day
(1962) VHSThe Longest Day (Color Version)
The "D" in D-Day stands for "Deeply Colored" in this computer-tinted version of the all-star WWII drama. The Longest Day (Letterboxed Version)
Also available in a theatrical, widescreen format. The Longest Day (Spanish Subtitled Version)
In English with Spanish subtitles. The Longest Day [DVD]
Acclaimed as one of Hollywood's greatest epics, producer Darryl F. Zanuck's re-creation of the Allied landing at Normandy on June 6, 1944 follows the grand-scale drama and personal stories of D-Day. International all-star cast includes John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum, Rod Steiger, Richard Burton, Red Buttons, Sean Connery, Mel Ferrer, Robert Ryan. 179 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English 5.0 and Dolby Surround, French; Subtitles: English, Spanish; theatrical trailer; scene access.
Ride The Wild Surf
Columbia attempted to catch the "beach party film" wave with this more serious look at three surf bums in Hawaii whose ambitions revolve around surfing competitions and girls. Tab Hunter, Susan Hart, Fabian, Shelley Fabares, Peter Brown and Barbara Eden star; theme by Jan and Dean. 101 min.
Charming comedy with Jimmy Stewart as a college professor whose genius son has two passions: handicapping horse races and writing fan letters to Brigitte Bardot. Light-hearted family fare also stars Bill Mumy, Fabian, John Williams, Ed Wynn and a memorable cameo by La Brigitte herself. 100 min.
Stock car racer Fabian is forced to retire after a blackout on the track leads to the death of another driver. Taking a job with Jan Murray's "thrill circus," he teaches Annette Funicello and boyfriend Warren Berlinger to race, but when Fabian's old girlfriend causes friction between the trio, he must get back behind the wheel and overcome his affliction in this rubber-burning thriller from director Richard Rush ("The Stunt Man"). 90 min.
The Rat Patrol, Vol. 4: The B Negative Raid/The Do-Re-Mi Raid
When Moffitt is seriously injured in "B Negative," the patrol tries frantically to find someone with the same blood type to save him; Fabian guest stars. Then, "Do-Re-Mi" finds Troy trying to save an American singer held behind enemy lines by the Germans; Jack Jones guest stars. Mr. Rock 'N' Roll: The Alan Freed Story
Judd Nelson stars in this song-filled biodrama as the '50s Cleveland disc jockey who introduced America to a musical revolution and ushered in a new era in cultural integration, until scandal and a stormy personal life ended his career. A great '50s soundtrack and appearances by Fabian, Bobby Rydell, Paula Abdul, and Leon as Jackie Wilson add to the excitement. 91 min. Ten Little Indians
A dinner party in a remote Alpine retreat becomes a search for a murderer when, one by one, the guests of the unseen host are killed. Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Dennis Price and Fabian star in this variation of the Christie thriller. 90 min. Revenge Of The Zombie
Supernatural tale of violence and vengeance, when a biker gang breaks into a house and kills the father of two children with bizarre powers. Marilyn Burns, Jon Cedar and Fabian Forte star. AKA: ``Kiss Daddy Goodbye.'' 92 min.
Up Close And Personal
(1996) VHSUp Close And Personal [DVD]
Loosely based on the life of late TV news anchorwoman Jessica Savitch, this romantic drama stars Michelle Pfeiffer as an ambitious journalist who, with skill, determination and help from boss and lover Robert Redford, becomes a star TV reporter in Miami and Philadelphia. With Stockard Channing, Joe Mantegna and Kate Nelligan. 124 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English 5.1, French; theatrical trailer; scene access.