Realizing how the TCM Film Festival has become a platform to exhibit new restorations and perhaps even assess the potential of a catalog film releases on Blu-Ray, I decided this thread will create a good reference for any related discussion:
2012 Festival Line-Up
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
- Restoration premiere: Released on BR Jan 2012
- Premiere of 40th anniversary restoration, late 2012 BR release appears to be a certainty.
CALL HER SAVAGE
(1932) - 80th anniversary restoration.
(1942) - 70th anniversary restoration; Release due in March 2012.
(1974) - BR release scheduled for April 2012.
(1974) - already released on BR
(1937) - 75th anniversary restoration: to be released in UK and France soon, hopefully this means a Region A release is not far behind.
HOW THE WEST WAS WON
(1962) - Already released on BR
(1979) - released Feb 7, 2012
OUR DANCING DAUGHTERS
SINGIN IN THE RAIN
(1952) - 60th anniversary restoration premiere, Late 2012 BR confirmed
THE THIEF OF BAGDAD
(1924) - Fairbanks' Pirate was released on BR last year, so hopefully that means this gem is coming soon.
TWO FOR THE ROAD
(1967) - 45 anniversary restoration
(1927) - released Jan 2012
(1939) - Hopefully "new print" means BR release likely.