FS5FilmCollectionWarner Bros. Home Entertainment will release the Frank Sinatra: 5 Film Collection on Blu-ray May 5, 2015. The set, which has an an SRP of $69.96 and is selling at Amazon for $59.99, includes Ocean’s 11, Guys and Dolls, and three films new to Blu-ray:  Anchors Aweigh, On the Town, and Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964). The three new-to-Blu titles will also be released separately on May 5.

The most family-friendly title is without a doubt Robin and the 7 Hoods, a fun riff on the Robin Hood legend set in 1920s Chicago and Robinandthe7Hoodsfeaturing Sinatra and his Rat Pack as gangsters who become beloved for their donations, until a femme fatale complicates things. Sinatra plays Robbo, while Dean Martin is John Little, Sammy Davis Jr. is Will, and Bing Crosby is Allen A. Dale. Peter Falk is fun as the villain, Guy Gisborne, while veteran character actor Victor Buono plays a crooked Sheriff. There’s singing, dancing, and, of course, shooting . . . it is, after all, the Roaring ’20s. But despite some adult situations it’s a pretty tame movie. Killings are off-stage, only a few mild swearwords appear, and though the action revolves around speakeasies, Crosby sings a temperance song about the evils of “Mr. Booze.” Waitresses and flappers are dressed a little skimpily, but that’s the extent of it. It would be rated PG by today’s standards.

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