Xanadu on VHS. Starring Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly. With Michael Beck, Teri Beckerman, Sandahl Bergman. Directed by Robert Greenwald. 1980.
From the box:
Xanadu is a look at the future and a loving remembrance of the way things were in the heyday of Hollywood. The musical score includes the hit songs “Magic”, “I’m Alive”, “All Over The World”, “Suddenly”, and the title song “Xanadu”. Olivia Newton-John, the screen’s newest love goddess, will dazzle your senses with her luminous beauty and beautiful voice. She and Gene Kelly star in this dazzling musical fantasy. The 40s meet the 80s in Xanadu, a very special love story and the first lavish, old-fashioned musical to utilize today’s music.
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Waiting For Guffman on VHS. Starring Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Catherine O’Hara, Parker Posey, David Cross, Eugene Levy, Bob Balaban, Lewis Arquette, Matt Keeslar, Brian Doyle-Murray. Directed by Christopher Guest. Written by Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy. Music by Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer. 1996.
From the box:
Blaine, Missouri, may be little, but that will not stop Corky St. Claire from dreaming big. He’s determined to get back to the bright lights of Broadway, and he thinks he has the ticket. He’s created Red, White and Blaine, an ambitious musical celebrating the town’s 150th anniversary. This is Spinal Tap’s Christopher Guest plays Corky in the acclaimed comedy. Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Parker Posey, Fred Willard and Bob Balaban co-star as stagestruck residents who pin their hopes of being discovered on Corky’s hilariously hapless theater production…and on reports that big-time talent scout Mort Guffman will be in the audience.
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JD and the Salt Flat Kid aka Smokey and the Good Time Outlaws on VHS. Starring Jesse Turner, Dennis Fimple, Slim Pickens. With Mickey Gilley, Gailard Sartain, Hope Summers, Marcie Barkin. Directed by Alexander Grasshoff. 1978.
From the box:
JD is a handsome and talented singer with a burning ambition to become famous, but the road to stardom isn’t easy. First, he’s got to find a way out of Texas. That becomes a whole lot easier when he’s fired from his job. Then, he’s got to get to Nashville. That isn’t so hard to do when he and his partner, the Salt Flat Kid, meet two beautiful girls along the way. Finally, he’s got to get a break. Now that’s not easy, but JD and his friends are ready, and the result is a hilarious adventure down a non-stop highway of quick cars, speeding romance and fast times!
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