Blu-ray Release: State Fair (1962)

Blu-ray Release Date: July 18, 2017
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

The 1962 remake of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s 1945 movie musical, State Fair stars Pat Boone (Journey to the Center of the Earth) and Pamela Tiffin as a pair of innocent Texas country mice who find complicated romance with, respectively, Ann-Margret (Magic) and Bobby Darin (Too Late Blues) at the titular big event. Alice Faye (The Gang’s All Here) and Tom Ewell are their concerned parents.

The Academy Award-winning classic, “It Might As Well Be Spring,” and “It’s a Grand Night for Singing” are joined by five new songs with music and lyrics by Rodgers written for this remake.

Twilight Time’s Blu-ray edition features the following bonuses:
-Isolated Music Track
-Audio Commentary with Actor Pat Boone
-From Page to Screen to Stage
State Fair TV Series Pilot
-Original Theatrical Trailers

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!

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