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Old 05-04-16, 11:59 AM
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WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon US

WAC = Warner Archive Collection (not to be confused with WHV = Warner Home Video)

Pete Kelly's Blues: http://www.amazon.com/Pete-Kellys-Bl.../dp/B00O92TES4
Possessed: http://www.amazon.com/Possessed-Blu-ray/dp/B00NTC7E3W

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5/4: Price drop on 'Possessed', now $6.99. Thanks bacigalup and Briant T (am not gonna hassle Amazon for a rap star)

Update 2:
5/5: PKB is now $12.49

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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

Nice prices, though I have never seen either movie. That is as cheap as I've ever seen Warner Archive BDs.
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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

Picked up Possessed & it's now priced at $6.99!

Thanks, OP!
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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

POSSESSED just dropped to $6.99.
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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

I've always wanted to see Pete Kelly's Blues, and I have it on DVD. Tempted by the price.
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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

While I'd love to see them lower more of the Archive Blus to the $7 range, part of me doesn't want to see it since I've already bought all the ones I needed in the WBshop $10-$11 sales. Gotta check after work to see if one of them was Possessed, actually, so hopefully that price holds for a while longer.
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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

PKB is now $12.49.

Amazon has actually changed the list price of Possessed to $7.49 so unless that's a mistake, it should stay in that range.
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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

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While I'd love to see them lower more of the Archive Blus to the $7 range, part of me doesn't want to see it since I've already bought all the ones I needed in the WBshop $10-$11 sales. Gotta check after work to see if one of them was Possessed, actually, so hopefully that price holds for a while longer.
do you maintain your collection catalog on Bluray.com ? that's what i do. so that when in doubt, I access the site (they don't have an app for mobile) and know in an instant if its in my collection or not. its free and works quite well for my needs.
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Originally Posted by laidbacklarkin View Post
do you maintain your collection catalog on Bluray.com ? that's what i do. so that when in doubt, I access the site (they don't have an app for mobile) and know in an instant if its in my collection or not. its free and works quite well for my needs.
Never signed up there -- or anywhere else but here, really -- but I should consider that, or at least something like it. My collection's so big now it would probably take ages, but relying on memory obviously isn't the best way to go!


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Amazon has actually changed the list price of Possessed to $7.49 so unless that's a mistake, it should stay in that range.
Weird. Can't imagine that being a permanent list price, but if it gets more folks to buy a pretty decent movie, all the better.
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I've always wanted to see Pete Kelly's Blues, and I have it on DVD. Tempted by the price.
Why don't you just watch your DVD?
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Why don't you just watch your DVD?
Blu-ray is better quality.
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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

I went ahead and ordered Possessed. I'm thinking Amazon will do a price correction. Kinda weird this title would be the only title that isn't over $10 from the Warner Archive series.
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Never signed up there -- or anywhere else but here, really -- but I should consider that, or at least something like it. My collection's so big now it would probably take ages, but relying on memory obviously isn't the best way to go!
Sorry, I don't know what I was thinking when I wrote that - I meant that there IS a mobile app supported by Bluray.com and its called 'My Movies by Bluray.com' (I use the Android version). Been using it for a while now. Takes a few seconds to pull up your newly purchased BD title on Bluray.com, add it to your collection by using the button underneath the thumbnail image of the movie cover and sync it with your mobile app. That's how I quickly find out if I already have a title - am going about 1650 titles and definitely need it.
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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

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I've always wanted to see Pete Kelly's Blues, and I have it on DVD. Tempted by the price.
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Why don't you just watch your DVD?
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Blu-ray is better quality.
I'm sensing that one or both of us are having a disconnect here. What I was wondering was, if you want to see it, and you have the DVD, why not just watch it? If you like it, then you can upgrade to the Blu-ray...but if you don't like it, you've bought it twice, which seems a bit wasteful.

I understand about owning the better quality version, but if your goal is to merely watch the movie (as seems to be the case in the first post quoted above), then that can be done by watching the DVD you already own. If your goal is to see the movie in the best possible quality the first time that you watch it, then I kinda sorta see your point.
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If your goal is to see the movie in the best possible quality the first time that you watch it, then I kinda sorta see your point.
This is how I am, and it's cost me a lot of money.
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I would nab Possesed if it wasn't for shipping & sales tax (I have the official dvd). The $6.99 would cost me $11.64
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I would nab Possesed if it wasn't for shipping & sales tax (I have the official dvd). The $6.99 would cost me $11.64
There is no real point looking at Amazon's media deals without Prime.
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I agree with this. I had to just bite the bullet and join Prime. At $50 for free shipping, it was either take a bullet in the head, or live to die another day.
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I would nab Possesed if it wasn't for shipping & sales tax (I have the official dvd). The $6.99 would cost me $11.64
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There is no real point looking at Amazon's media deals without Prime.
Odd. I've literally never had a problem getting the deals I wanted without Prime. Having a very, very large "saved for later" section in my shopping cart certainly has been key (and it allows the cart to generate pricing updates every time I access it, which is a handy way to keep tabs and/or spot these deals in the first place). When Possessed dropped to $6.99, I already had quite a few things in the cart proper that I was contemplating buying for several days -- all at all-time low prices. Any number of combinations of these would've exceeded the $49 limit (and ALL were items I would've bought eventually), but Possessed allowed me to place an order that was just pennies above $50. In cases where I can't reach that threshold, I'm quite content to wait it out, or do without.

I won't deny the benefits of Prime for those who prefer to order whatever, whenever, without worrying about shipping, and I'm likewise not denying that not everyone cares to blow $49 they might not have laying around just to get a $6.99 bargain like this one -- but having several hundred items "saved for later" in my cart since 2004 (!), I can virtually always put together enough "wanted/needed" items, sooner or later, at lowest or near-lowest prices to justify placing an order. Even the "Prime Members Only" deals -- as far as they relate to items I've saved for later and can physically monitor in my cart -- start out as, or eventually become, deals for everyone. (I do find it interesting, however, that Amazon Canada's shipping threshold is still just $25).

Basically, 'Save For Later' semi-replaced my wishlists years ago, so for me (and presumably others who ) it's still worth looking at Amazon's media deals without Prime. I only miss out when I procrastinate too long (about the true need for something), stay away from a computer for too long and never know there's a deal in the first place, or when an item suddenly goes OOP and prices climb, something that I'm sure stymies all of us on occasion.

I acknowledge that this method won't work for everyone. But likewise Prime isn't necessary for everyone either.

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Re: WAC - 'Pete Kelly's Blues' (1955) - $10.99, 'Possessed' (1947) - $7.49 at Amazon

What really gets me is Sales tax if I buy from Amazon direct, & no combined shipping if i buy from 3rd parties or under $50 from Amazon. I get hit with just under 10% sales tax buying from Amazon directly.
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