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Old 02-14-00, 04:26 PM
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I'm thinking about buying the Marx Brothers DVD box set, but I would like to have some idea of the quality of these discs before making a purchase. The movies in the box set are Animal Crackers, Horsefeathers, and Duck Soup. I would expect them to be of a better quality than the versions I taped from TV broadcasts many years ago, but I would still like to hear opinions from those who've seen these discs. Thanks.
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I don't have the box set, but from what I understand they are just the ones they released individually, and I do have those If you like the Marx Bros. get it. It's not the best quality production in the world, but I think that has more to do with source than anything else There are no features to speak of, in fact iirc the main menu is just a list of chapter stops However, I seriously doubt they will rerelease these in any other form (aka SE version) anytime soon. So this is probably going to be the best format you can have them in for awhile...
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Bardevious: Did you buy the Marx Bros. set? I'm thinking about buying the set myself. I really want to know about the video quality before I plunk down the dough. Anybody???
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I have the box set, and the transfers are very clean, considering the age of the films.

Highly recommended for Marx Brothers fans.
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Thanks. I just purchased the set from Reel. I can't wait to watch these DVD's.
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Groucho,

Can we assume by the name you have chosen that you are a Marx Brothers' Fan?

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Yeah, I love both Richard and Karl.
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thanks folks. am planning to get this soon

my wife treated me to it (update) using the myfamily 20 off 35 coupon...

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Any recent input here? Did anyone that intended to purchase these actually do so? And?

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