Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Scent of a Woman and Davy Crockett and the River Pirates.

From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies Scent of a Woman from 1992 and Davy Crockett and the River Pirates from 1956.
Scent of a Woman is a 1992 American drama film produced and directed by Martin Brest that tells the story of a preparatory school student who takes a job as an assistant to an irritable, blind, medically retired Army lieutenant colonel.
The film is a remake of Dino Risi's 1974 Italian film Profumo di donna, adapted by Bo Goldman from the novel Il buio e il miele (Italian: Darkness and Honey) by Giovanni Arpino.
The film stars Al Pacino and Chris O'Donnell, with James Rebhorn, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Gabrielle Anwar.
Pacino won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance and the film was nominated for Best Director, Best Picture and Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published.
The film won three major awards at the Golden Globe Awards: Best Screenplay, Best Actor and Best Motion Picture – Drama.
The film was shot primarily around New York state, and on location at Princeton University, at the Emma Willard School, an all-girls school in Troy, New York, and at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York City.
Directed by: Martin Brest.
Screenplay by: Bo Goldman.
Based on: Il buio e il miele by Giovanni Arpino Suggested by
Character from Profumo di donna by Dino Risi.
Produced by: Martin Brest.
Starring: Al Pacino and Chris O'Donnell.
Cinematography: Donald E. Thorin.
Edited by: William Steinkamp, Michael Tronick and Harvey Rosenstock.
Music by: Thomas Newman.
Production Company: City Light Films.
Distributed by: Universal Pictures.
Release date: 23 December 1992.
File length: 156 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $31 million.
Box office: $134.1 million.
Davy Crockett and the River Pirates is a 1956 American Western film produced by Walt Disney Productions.
A prequel to Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier, the feature film is an edited and recut compilation of the last two episodes of the Davy Crockett television miniseries.
Episodes from the miniseries with footage from the film include Davy Crockett's Keelboat Race and Davy Crockett and the River Pirates.
The film stars Fess Parker as Davy Crockett.
The film was shot in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois.
The release takes place prior to the events of the previous movie, which consists of the first three episodes of the Davy Crockett miniseries.
Directed by: Norman Foster.
Written by: Tom Blackburn and Norman Foster.
Produced by: Bill Walsh.
Starring: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen and Jeff York.
Edited by: Stanley Johnson.
Music by: Thomas W. Blackburn (lyrics) and George Bruns and Edward H. Plumb (orchestration).
Production Company: Walt Disney Productions.
Distributed by: Buena Vista Film Distribution Co., Inc.
Release date: 18 July 1956.
File length: 81 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
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