Welcome to MovieWeb's daily DVD announcement column, The Daily Spin.

Everyday at 9:00AM PST we compile a list of titles which have been recently announced by the studios and have been given or rumored with a release date. Click a title below to see the full press release info attached to the release.

Enjoy and stay tuned to MovieWeb for the latest home video announcements, 9:00AM PST, on the dot, Monday through Friday.

March 21stShirley Temple: The Little Colonel

As the rambunctious "Little Colonel," Shirley Temple demonstrates her acting range as well as her lovable charm and song-and-dance showmanship in this affecting post-Civil War story. After a blistery Southern colonel (Lionel Barrymore) banishes his daughter (Evelyn Venable) for marrying a Northerner (John Lodge), he refuses to see her even when she returns years later with her young daughter. As outspoken as her grandfather, the ingenious child turns on plenty of charm and fireworks to set things right.

Technical Specs

Rating: Not Rated

Shirley Temple: The Littlest Rebel

In her lavish period costumes, Shirley Temple is the delightful heroine of the appealing Civil War adventure, spiced with humor, fun and several rousing song-and-dance duets with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson.

Virgie (Temple), the young daughter of a Confederate soldier (John Boles), inadvertently causes her father's arrest after he sneaks through enemy lines to visit his ill wife (Karen Morley). When Virgie learns her father and a kind Northern officer (Jack Holt) have been sentenced to death, she immediately takes off for a little chat with President Lincoln.

DVD Features

-Movitone News: Shirley Temple's 6th Birthday

-Shirley Temple Theatre: Heidi & Little Miss Broadway

February 14th{@IMG:ESsdRQNJQGzPkzqJ3fMJSX3yAGyvj6|Movie [email protected]}

In Columbia Pictures' heart-racing sci-fi adventure Zathura, two squabbling brothers are propelled into deepest, darkest space while playing a mysterious game they discovered in the basement of their old house.

Technical Specs

-Rating: PG

-Rating Reason: fantasy action and peril, and some language

-Aspect Ratio: Widescreen

-Audio: English 5.1


Run Time: 101

-CC: Yes

March 7thBoyz 'N the Hood (UMD)

Three friends struggle to survive in South Central Los Angeles where friendship, pain, danger, and love form a true picture of life in the 'hood in this critically acclaimed, action-filled story.

Technical Specs

Rating: R

Run Time: 112 minutes

CC: No

Metropolis (UMD)

Metropolis is a grand city-state populated by humans and robots, the cohabitants of a strictly segmented society. Amidst the chaos created by anti-robot factions, detective Shunsaku Ban and his sidekick Ken-ichi are searching for rebel scientist Dr. Laughton, to arrest him and encounter his latest creation, Tima, a beautiful young girl.

Technical Specs

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 109 minutes

CC: No

Walking Tall - The Entire Series

Endowed with a deeply moral sense of right and wrong, Buford Pusser enforces the law, none too subtly with a large club, in the rural McNeal County, Tennessee.

Technical Specs

Rating: Not Rated

Run Time: 341

CC: No

Police Woman - The Complete First Season

Sgt. Suzanne "Pepper" Anderson is called on to pose as everything from a prostitute to a gangster's girlfriend in her role as undercover agent for the criminal conspiracy department.

Technical Specs

Rating: NR

Run Time: 1063 minutes

CC: Yes

March 14thStory of Ruth

The Old Testament story of the pagan idolater Ruth (Elana Eden), who married Mahlon (Tom Tryon), found faith and a great mother-in-law, Naomi (Peggy Wood).

Technical Specs

Rating: Not Rated

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