UNIVERSAL BACKLOT: The Bing Crosby Collection in November


The Bing Crosby Collection (Universal Backlot)
November 2nd
Retail $49.98, Our: $37.99
College Humor (1933), We’re Not Dressing (1934), Here Is My Heart (1934), Mississippi (1935), Sing You Sinners (1938), Welcome Stranger (1947)
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Continuing their Backlot series, Universal has announced a November 2nd release date for The Bing Crosby Collection (Universal Backlot) .

The 3-disc set has five new to DVD titles with We're Not Dressing being the lone re-release. Some of the co-stars include: W.C. Fields, Joan Bennett, Fred MacMurray, Donald O'Connor, Carole Lombard, Ray Milland, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Jack Oakie, Roland Young, Reginald Owen, Joan Caulfield and Barry Fitzgerald.

Bonus features will be trailers for a few of the titles and English subtitles will be available for all.

Retail will be $49.98, but it's available at ClassicFlix.com for only $37.99.

One of the most popular entertainers of all-time, Bing Crosby was a superstar of movies, music, radio and television during a spectacular career that lasted over 50 years. He remains beloved around the world for his easygoing charm, mesmerizing voice and on-screen charisma.

The Bing Crosby Collection showcases 6 rare films featuring Bing in top-form singing some of his most memorable songs such as “June in January,” “Swanee River”“ and “I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams.” This timeless collection will entertain longtime fans and introduce a whole new generation to the legendary style of the most popular singing star of the 20th century!

College Humor (1933, 81 min.)
A college professor (Bing Crosby) and the school’s football star (Richard Arlen) fall for the same beautiful co-ed in this comedy featuring George Burns and Gracie Allen.

We’re Not Dressing
(1934, 75 min.)
A lowly deckhand (Bing Crosby) is shipwrecked on an island with several passengers including the heiress (Carole Lombard) he's smitten with plus two wacky locals (George Burns and Gracie Allen).

Here Is My Heart (1934, 77 min.)
When a wealthy radio crooner (Bing Crosby) falls for an icy Russian princess, he goes undercover as a hotel waiter in order to gain access to her suite - and her heart.

Mississippi (1935, 74 min.)
Set in the Old South, a disgraced gentleman (Bing Crosby) takes a singing job on a riverboat where the captain (W.C. Fields) tries to teach him the meaning of honor.

Sing You Sinners (1938, 91min.)
Bing Crosby, Fred MacMurray and Donald O’Connor star as a trio of talented brothers who travel to Los Angeles seeking fortune only to get mixed up at the racetrack.

Welcome Stranger (1947, 108 min.)
In this charming musical comedy, a crotchety old physician (Barry Fitzgerald) finds himself sharing his medical practice with an impetuous younger doctor (Bing Crosby).

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