Release List Reviews Shop Join News DVD Giveaways Video Games Advertise
DVD Reviews | Theatrical Reviews | Adult DVD Reviews | Video Game Reviews | Price Search Buy Stuff Here
DVD Talk
DVD Reviews DVD Talk Headlines HD Reviews


Add to My Yahoo! - RSS 2.0 - RSS 2.0 - DVD Talk Podcast RSS -


Go Back   DVD Talk Forum > Archives > Archives > DVD Talk Archive

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-11-04, 09:26 PM   #1
paz09
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 11
Annoyed at Universal about House of Dracula

Anyone else annoyed at Universal for releasing House of Dracula only as part of the new Dracula collection? Only House of Dracula, of all of the classic monster films, was not released a few years ago. Since I bought all of the Drac discs when they came out originally, this means I end up with a lot of duplication.
 
Old 04-11-04, 09:31 PM   #2
John Sinnott
Review Editor
 
John Sinnott's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: Gainesville, FL
Posts: 5,201
I'm in the same boat as you Paz...I bought them all when they came out too. It would be nice for them to release it seperately, but if the transfers are significantly better, I might upgrade them all anyway. I'm just happy the HoD is coming out. I love these movies!
__________________
John Sinnott, Review Editor
Silent DVD - the latest information and reviews of silent classics
Anime Talk - DVD Talk's biweekly look at anime
My other Reviews
 
Old 04-11-04, 09:41 PM   #3
paz09
New Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 11
I must have seen House of Dracula a million times as a kid. Our local channel would broadcast the same movie every day for a week at 4:30, and HOD was on all of the time. It brought a happy conclusion to the Lawrence Talbert/Wolfman saga and proved to be a swan song for the classic monsters...except, of course, for Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein several years later. I can understand that Universal wanted to go with Dracula/Werewolfs/Frankenstein collections, but with the cross-continuity in the three series, it will be a confusing way to watch them for anyone not familar with them. Me, I am still working my way through the original discs, chronologically.
 
Old 04-11-04, 09:54 PM   #4
kingtopher
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 899
And to buy the whole Dracula set you'll be paying about 3 bucks more than you'd pay if they had released House of Dracula a few years back as a single disc. If this was a 40 buck set I could see complaining, but since it's only 20 bucks I hardly see the problem. Plus, you can just sell your old discs and buy this one and MAKE money on the process.
 
Old 04-11-04, 11:47 PM   #5
shill66
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: City of Chicago
Posts: 1,583
Yeah, I'm not annoyed, mainly because of the price. IF it had come out in the original batch, you would have paid MORE just to get it!
__________________
Steve Hill at shillpages.com
My DVDs - My collection of movie title screens

If you are interested in classic horror films
or early Hollywood history, you will be interested in my new books, out soon:
Silver Scream, Volume 1
Silver Scream, Volume 2
 
 

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:14 PM.

Rules - DVD Talk - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0
Copyright 2011 DVDTalk.com All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.