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Warner Bros. to Release 20-Film Comedy Box Set for 90th Anniversary, Includes Cary Grant Classics, Marx Brothers, Mel Brooks

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood March 12, 2013 at 11:54AM

Warner Bros. celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2013, and to mark the occasion is releasing five box sets throughout the year, with 20 films each highlighting the best of the studio's output. First up: the Comedy Collection, including such unbeatable classics as Howard Hawks' "Bringing Up Baby," George Cukor's "The Philadelphia Story" and Frank Capra's "Arsenic and Old Lace." Alas, it also includes "The Hangover," but nothing's perfect. Full list of titles below.
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Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant in Howard Hawks' 'Bringing Up Baby'
Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant in Howard Hawks' 'Bringing Up Baby'

Warner Bros. celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2013, and to mark the occasion is releasing five box sets throughout the year, with 20 films each highlighting the best of the studio's output.

First up: the Comedy Collection, including such unbeatable classics as Howard Hawks' "Bringing Up Baby," George Cukor's "The Philadelphia Story" and Frank Capra's "Arsenic and Old Lace." Alas, it also includes "The Hangover," but nothing's perfect. Full list of titles below.

Warner Bros. was founded and formally incorporated on April 4, 1923, by brothers Albert, Harry, Sam and Jack Warner. 

The collection will be divided into two chapters across 20 discs: "Class Acts" (1935-1980) and "Class Clowns" (1983-2009). The set releases on July 2, 2013.

Films included are:

1.      A Night at the Opera (1935)

2.      Stage Door (1937)

3.      Bringing Up Baby (1938)

4.      The Philadelphia Story (1940)

5.      Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

6.      The Long, Long Trailer (1954)

7.      The Great Race (1965)

8.      Blazing Saddles (1974)

9.      The In-Laws (1979)

10.  Caddyshack (1980)

11.  National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

12.  Risky Business (1983)

13.  The Goonies (1985)

14.  Spies Like Us (1985)

15.  Beetlejuice (1988)

16.  Grumpy Old Men (1993)

17.  Ace Ventura Pet Detective (1994)

18.  Analyze This (1999)

19.  Wedding Crashers: Uncorked Edition (2005)

20.  The Hangover (2009)

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