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Welcome to We Got This Covered’s Deals of the Day. In this brand new column, we’ll be scouring the web in order to bring you hot deals on Blu-Rays and video games. Today, we’ve found one very special Blu-Ray deal that we wanted to bring to your attention. Check it out below.
1) Universal 100th Anniversary Collection
Featured as the Blu-Ray Deal of the Week on Amazon, the Universal 100th Anniversary Collection is on sale for 57% off today, which makes it just $149.99. Included for that price is 25, yes 25, classic Universal films. You’ll get Academy Award winners like To Kill A Mockingbird, blockbusters like Jaws and classics like Scarface.
The full list of films is as follows:
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Dracula (1931) Drácula (1931) Buck Privates (1941) Pillow Talk (1959) Spartacus (1960) To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) The Birds (1963) American Graffiti (1973) The Sting (1973) Jaws (1975) National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978) E.T. »
- Matt Joseph
Patty Andrews, who has died aged 94, was the lead singer and soloist with the Andrews Sisters. The swinging American trio, comprising Patty and her older siblings, Laverne and Maxene, achieved their greatest success in the 1940s, contributing to the war effort with catchy songs including Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) and, with Bing Crosby, Don't Fence Me In.
The Andrews Sisters performed at military bases and raised money for war bonds; their hits were sung by the troops and by women working in factories. Patty, Laverne and Maxene accompanied the most popular singers and big bands of the day; enjoyed success not just on radio but also in musical comedy films; and spawned a host of other sister acts – not all of whom were real siblings. »
- Michael Freedland
Patty Andrews was lead singer and youngest member of 1940s swing trio whose hits included Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree
Andrews died at her home in the Northridge area of Los Angeles, said Alan Eichler on Wednesday.
She was the youngest of the singing threesome, who were renowned for their tight harmonies in hits including Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree. The Andrews Sisters sold more than 75m records and became household names in the 1940s when they entertained second world war troops in Africa, the Us and Europe.
The sisters also appeared in 16 films, »
Patty Andrews: Last Surviving member of The Andrews Sisters dead at 94 Patty Andrews, the lead vocalist and last surviving member of the Andrews Sisters musical trio, died of "natural causes" earlier today at her home in the Los Angeles suburb of Northridge, in the San Fernando Valley. Andrews, who was also the youngest sister, was 94. (Photo: The Andrews Sisters: Laverne Andrews, Patty Andrews, Maxene Andrews.) Born in Minnesota into a Greek-Norwegian family, the Andrews Sisters began their show business career in the early ’30s, while both Maxene and Patty were still teenagers. Their first big hit came out in 1938: the English version of the Yiddish song "Bei Mir Bistu Shein" (aka "Bei mir bist du schön"), with lyrics — "To me, you’re grand" — by Sammy Cahn and Saul Chaplin. (The song made into the movies that same year, but Warner Bros. star Priscilla Lane is the one singing it in Love, »
- Andre Soares
Patty Andrews, last surviving member of the Andrews sisters, has died. She was 94 and died today at her home in Northridge, CA. The phenomenally popular singing trio that entertained U.S. troops during World War II even announced the war’s end in 1945 to 5,000 G.I.’s while they were performing at a show in Italy. Laverne (top), Patty (center), and Maxene (bottom) also appeared in movies and on TV. A signature song “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy From Company B” was featured in the 1941 Abbott & Costello film Buck Privates. They appeared in more than a dozen features, including another Abbott & Costello film In the Navy, and the 1947 Bob Hope-Bing Crosby-Dorothy Lamour vehicle Road to Rio. With Crosby they also performed the hit “Don’t Fence Me In” and several other tunes. They also sang with the big bands of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Jimmy Dorsey, Bob Crosby, »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
It's the end of an era. Patty Andrews, the last surviving member of World War II-era vocal group the Andrews Sisters (and the center sister in the photo above), died today of natural causes at her Northridge, Calif. home, her manager tells the Los Angeles Times. She was 94. The Minnesota-born trio was known for bubbly hits like "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B" (introduced by the ladies in the 1941 Abbott & Costello comedy Buck Privates) and covers of "Nice Work if You Can Get It" and "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen," which became their first No. 1 record in 1938. Most notably, the Andrews Sisters were fixtures on the Uso tour scene, and it was Patty and her sisters, Maxene »
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