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    Unique ID Code: 0000148700
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 23/5/2012 17:30
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    Ruggles Of Red Gap: Dual Format Edition (Masters of Cinema)

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    SH-H-H-H! TONIGHT'S YOUR NIGHT TO HOWL! And howl you will at this funniest of all comedies...
    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 91 mins
    Retail Price: £20.42
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    Content Type: Movie

    The great Charles Laughton found one of his most iconic roles in Leo McCarey's definitive screen version of Harry Leon Wilson's best-seller Ruggles of Red Gap - a wryly humorous tapestry of the American West at the turn of the 20th century.

    When the Earl of Burnstead (Roland Young) transfers the services of Ruggles (Laughton), his immaculate English valet, to Egbert Floud (Charlie Ruggles), a wealthy, brash American, the repercussions prove more dramatic than anyone could have anticipated. Relocating to Red Gap, Washington, Ruggles slowly overcomes his disconcertment as he encounters new alliances, enemies, the route to independence, and, possibly, love.

    A riotous clash between the Old World and the New, McCarey's legendary comic instincts combine with his customary tender respect to make one of the most glorious and enduring comedies of classical Hollywood.

    Special Features:
    Optional music and effects track
    Ruggles on the Radio: three adaptations made for radio broadcast, all featuring Charles Laughton and Charlie Ruggles in a reprisal of their famous roles
    Laughton reciting Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, originally released as a 78-rpm record in 1937
    PLUS: A booklet featuring rare archival imagery, and more!

    Video Tracks:
    1.37:1 monochrome 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English SDH

    Directed By:
    Leo McCarey

    Written By:

    Charles Laughton
    Mary Boland
    Charles Ruggles
    Zasu Pitts
    Roland Young
    Leila Hyams
    Maude Eburne
    Lucien Littlefield

    Director of Photography:
    Alfred Gilks

    Edward Dmytryk

    Costume Designer:
    Travis Banton

    Arthur Hornblow Jr.

    Eureka Entertainment

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