Beauty. Style. Grace. Audrey Hepburn captivated fans from her very first moments on the screen, and won our hearts again and again throughout her brilliant career. This collector's set of her classic films features Roman Holiday
with Gregory Peck (for which Hepburn won her Best Actress Oscar®); Sabrina
with William Holden and Humphrey Bogart; Funny Face
with Fred Astaire; Breakfast at Tiffany's
with George Peppard, Paris When It Sizzles
(again with Holden), My Fair Lady
with Rex Harrison and War and Peace
with Henry Fonda. 16 ½ hrs, 7 DVDs.
MY FAIR LADY: This beloved adaptation of the Broadway stage hit stars AUDREY HEPBURN as Eliza Doolittle, a sassy, working-class London street vendor, and REX HARRISON as the elitist Professor Higgins, who attempts to turn Eliza into a sophisticated lady through proper tutoring. But, when the humble flower girl blossoms into the toast of London society, her teacher may have a lesson or two to learn himself.
WAR AND PEACE: Leo Tolstoys timeless masterpiece of love and loss is universally recognized as one of the greatest novels ever written. Focusing on the consequences faces by three Russian families during the Napoleonic Wars, this classic work is complete with award-winning design and breathtaking battle sequences. Also starring Henry Fonda and Mel Ferrer.
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S: Winner of two Oscars, the romantic comedy that sparkles like diamonds! From the opening strains of Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer's haunting, Oscar-winning song 'Moon River,' you'll once again be under the alluring spell of that madcap, carefree New York playgirl known as Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) based on Truman Capote's best-selling novella. George Peppard is the struggling and 'sponsored' young writer who finds himself swept into Holly's dizzying, delightfully unstructured lifestyle as she determinedly scours Manhattan for a suitable millionaire to marry.
ROMAN HOLIDAY: Audrey Hepburn's Oscar winning performance in her first starring role.Roman Holiday was nominated for ten Academy Awards, and Audrey Hepburn captured an Oscar for her portrayal of a modern-day princess, rebelling against the royal obligations, who explores Rome on her own. She meets Gregory Peck, an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her true identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love.
SABRINA: Sabrina is charming, humorous and aglow with some of Hollywood's greatest stars. Humphrey Bogart, William Holden and Audrey Hepburn star in a Cinderella story directed by renowned filmmaker Billy Wilder (Sunset Boulevard, Some Like It Hot). Bogie and Holden are the mega-rich Larrabee brothers of Long Island. Bogie's all work, Holden's all playboy. But when Sabrina, daughter of the family's chauffeur, returns from Paris all grown up and glamorous, the stage is set for some family fireworks as the brothers fall under the spell of Hepburn's delightful charms.
PARIS WHEN IT SIZZLES: Richard Benson (William Holden) , a Hollywood screenwriter being pressured by movie producer Alexander Meyerheimer (Nol Coward) to finish his script entitled 'The Girl Who Stole the Eiffel Tower.' Meyerheimer gives Richard a two-day ultimatum to complete his work. In an effort to get moving on his project, Richard hires a live-in secretary, Gabrielle Simpson (Audrey Hepburn), to help him. Soon enough, the two fall in love and spend the time enacting various scenes from the unwritten screenplay as the time slips away and Richard's deadline looms.
FUNNY FACE: This filmed version of the 1927 George Gershwin Broadway musical Funny Face utilizes the play's original star, Fred Astaire - cast as fashion photographer Dick Avery who is sent out by his female boss Maggie Prescott (Kay Thompson) to find a 'new face'. It doesn't take Dick long to discover Jo (Audrey Hepburn), an owlish Greenwich Village bookstore clerk. Dick whisks the wide-eyed girl off to Paris and transforms her into the fashion world's hottest model. Along the way, he falls in love with Jo, and works overtime to wean her away from such phony-baloney intellectuals.
Run Time: 16 ½ hours
Number of discs: 7
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Audio Format: Stereo