A&Eís magical Doris Day television biography is released on DVD
Fans lobbying convinces the American TV network to release their definitive
Doris Day biography on DVD.
In October 1998, the A&E network premiered ďItís MagicĒ which is their truly
captivating and informative biography on Doris Day. It charts her life and
career exploring her private and public successes and failures.
The in-depth biography narrated by Peter Graves lasted nearly 2-hours and
featured rare photographs as well as clips from her feature films and music
recordings. It also contained newly commissioned candid interviews with friends
and colleagues, such as band-leader Les Brown, official biographer A. E.
Hotchner, acting co-stars James Garner, Kaye Ballard, Jackie Joseph, Edie Adams
and Terry Melcher (Dorisís son).
A DVD of the programme was released in 2004 by the A&E network exclusively on
their website after persistent campaigning from Dorisís fans. On 6 September
2005, the DVD went on general sale across America thanks to a licensing deal
with Image Entertainment. Used copies of the VHS video edition are still
Label: Image Entertainment USA
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