The Misfits comes in at a nice, stable 1.78:1 and the image, for the most part, is pretty clear. Whilst there are no discernable problems with the digital transfer, the original print still shows some wear and tear. There is some haloing and a couple of slight fades amid the usual grain and speckles, but this is still a reasonably pleasing picture.
Ladies Of The Chorus is a full screen presentation at 1.33:1 and the image is probably the worst of the bunch - but still very nicely spruced, all things considered. The picture is steady and offers a good level of contrast and detail - particularly of all those fancy costumes.
Well, it's pretty hard to give a full, objective verdict on an incomplete boxset - but, from what I've seen of it, it has been quite enjoyable. The prints of these three movies are fine and two of them are considered out and out classics of their time and genre. It is a shame that I cannot make any comment on the documentaries that are in the full set, though, from the looks of things, they would round out a nice enough package for any fan of Marilyn Monroe. I know that the individual release of Some Like It Hot has some interesting extras on it - and apparently even contains a DD 5.1 soundtrack, too. But, almost certainly, this would look glorious on the shelf. At your mum's house. Boop-Boop, Be-Doop!
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