Blu-ray Review: ‘Audrey Hepburn Collection’

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Audrey Hepburn was one of the most beautiful women to grace the screen in the history of Hollywood. She was a humanitarian, goodwill ambassador for UNICEF and even got the Presidential Medal Of Freedom from President Bush. She also was an awarding winning actress, winning major awards throughout her career.

She also made great movies and now Warner Bros. has put this Blu-ray collection together of 3 of her greatest films, which include some great extras.

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Sabrina
Billy Wilder’s romantic comedy about a Cinderella girl who’s caught between two wealthy brothers (Humphrey Bogart and William Holden) both wanting the young, innocent girl. She was nominated for an Oscar for this role and won a BAFTA for it.

Special Features:
Audrey Hepburn: Fashion Icon
Sabrina’s World
Supporting Sabrina
William Holden: The Paramount Years
Audrey Hepburn: In Her Own Words
Behind the Gates: Camera
Paramount in the ’50s

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Funny Face
In the Academy Award-nominated classic, Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire join forces, lending their song and dance talents to the timeless musical. When a fashion magazine mogul (Kay Thompson) and her head photographer, Dick Avery (Astaire) scout out a bookstore for their next photo shoot, Dick discovers the unique face of bookseller and amateur philosopher Jo Stockton (Audrey). Whisked off to Paris, Jo is soon transformed into a global supermodel…and finds herself falling for the photographer who first notices her sunny, funny face.

Special Features:
Trailer
Paramount in The 50’s
Photo Gallery

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Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Blake Edward’s directed this Truman Capote novella and the movie was Audrey was nominated for an Oscar for her role as Holly Golightly, a New York call girl. Capote never wanted Audrey for the role. Holly searches for a millionaire to take care of her. George Peppard plays a stuggling, young writer who gets involved in Holly’s quest. Truly a ground breaking, legendary movie featuring the song ‘Moon River.’

Special Features:
A Golightly Gathering
Henry Mancini: More Than Music
Mr. Yunioshi: An Asian Perspective
Breakfast at Tiffany’s The Making of a Classic
It’s So Audrey! A Style Icon
Behind the Gates: The Tour
Brilliance in a Blue Box
Audrey’s Letter to Tiffany
Galleries
Theatrical Trailer

There may never be another actress like Audrey Hepburn again. Relive her glam, charm and beauty now with this Blu-ray collection. Available in stores on Tuesday, September 30.

Images courtesy of ©2014 Paramount Pictures

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