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Highest Quality printed DVD supplied in a protective plastic sleeve with a 10 day money back

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Condition: Good : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been used but is good condition. May have minor damage to jewel case or item cover, including scuffs, cracks, or scratches. The cover art and liner notes are included for a CD. VHS or DVD box is included. Video game instructions are included. No skipping on the CD or DVD, when played. No fuzzy or snowy frames on VHS tape, when played. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: Highest Quality printed DVD supplied in a protective plastic sleeve with a 10 day money back guarantee. Features incredible bonus content such as cast interviews, theatrical trailers and the original 1931 version starring Bette Davis and Mae Clarke. Professionally presented with easy to follow menus and chapter selection, this is the very best version available on eBay professionally transferred to digital format without losing any of the original charm and feel.Own a piece of history at a bargain price!
Format: DVD Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Genre: Drama Leading Role: VIVIEN LEIGH & ROBERT TAYLOR
Sub-Genre: Melodrama, Military/War, Romance Release Year: 1940
Region Code: DVD: 0/All Style: Black & White
Edition: Deluxe Edition Rating: PG




Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor


Lucile Watson




Also Featuring the Original 1931 version starring Bette Davis and Mae Clarke!



Bonus content includes theatrical trailers and cast interviews with professionally presented, easy to follow menus and scene selection options.


Waterloo Bridge is a 1940 remake of the 1931 film also called Waterloo Bridge, adapted from the 1930 play Waterloo Bridge. In an extended flashback narration, it recounts the story of a dancer and an army captain who meet by chance on Waterloo Bridge. The film was made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Sidney Franklin and Mervyn LeRoy. The screenplay is by S. N. Behrman, Hans Rameau and George Froeschel, based on the Broadway drama by Robert E. Sherwood. The music is by Herbert Stothart and cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg. The film stars Robert Taylor and Vivien Leigh, her first film after the success of Gone with the Wind. The film was a success at the box office and nominated for two Academy Awards—Best Music for Herbert Stothart and Best Cinematography. It was also considered a personal favourite by both Vivien Leigh and Robert Taylor.


The film opens after Britain's declaration of World War II. Roy Cronin, an army colonel, is being driven to London's Waterloo Station en route to France, and briefly alights on Waterloo Bridge to reminisce about events which occurred during the First World War when he met Myra Lester, a ballerina, whom he had planned to marry. While Roy looks at a good luck charm, a billiken that she had given him, the story unfolds as a flashback.


Roy and Myra serendipitously meet on Waterloo Bridge and strike up an immediate rapport. On parting, Myra invites Roy to attend that evening’s ballet performance. Roy, already enamoured with the ballerina, cancels his dinner appointment with a fellow officer to attend the ballet. At the show’s end, Roy sends a note to Myra to join him for dinner. The note is intercepted by the directress of the ballet troupe, Madame Olga Kirowa who forbids Myra from continuing her relationship with Roy. Madame Olga ultimately learns of Myra’s disobedience and dismisses her from the ballet troupe. Myra and another dancer, Kitty, who has sided with her friend is also asked to leave. Both young women then join together, sharing a small apartment, and look for work.



Hours before his planned marriage to Myra, Roy is suddenly deployed to active military duty in France, but assures Myra that his family will look after her and safeguard her welfare while he is away. Subsequently, Myra and Roy’s mother, Lady Margaret Cronin, arrange to meet at a fashionable restaurant; their first introduction to each other.



Awaiting Lady Cronin’s very belated arrival, Myra scans a newspaper and faints on seeing the name of her fiancé Roy in a list of war dead. Dazed by grief and proffered wine, she relates poorly to Roy’s mother in a session of awkward miscommunication. She is reticent and apprehensive in the presence of the aristocratic, yet kindly Lady Cronin and does not disclose her knowledge of Roy’s reported death. Lady Cronin gracefully retreats, baffled by Myra’s behavior. Myra, leaving the restaurant, faints again.



Unable to find employment, Kitty and Myra face a dire financial situation. Belatedly, Myra, who believed that Kitty was working as a stage performer, learns her friend has been working as a prostitute to support both of them. Too proud to reach out to Roy’s mother for help, the heartbroken Myra finds it necessary to join her friend Kitty in the same profession. A year passes. What next transpires is the tragic denouement of love lost, found, and then lost forever.


Total running time: 108 minutes (Not Including Bonus Content)



This film has been has been professionally converted to digital format without losing the original charm and feel. It is the highest quality currently available and contains much more than other sellers are offering.



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This item will be sent via economy delivery the next day or two following payment. It is presented on a high quality printed disk and comes in a protective plastic wallet. We offer a 10 day money back guarantee, any and all faulty items will be replaced/ refunded at the buyer’s preference without question on condition the item is returned and confirmed to be faulty.

This film is either in the Public Domain covered under the "Berne Act", or under the terms of GNU General Public Licence and as such does not break any eBay rules & policies.


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