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The Hobbit (1977) Warner amary case

Old 10-23-12, 07:03 AM
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The Hobbit (1977) Warner amary case

Can anyone please tell me if the Warner Hobbit DVD release from 2001 which originally came in a snapper case was replaced by an Amary version in the US at a later date?

I bought one recently on Amazon UK and was expecting the old style Warner snapper case, instead it came in a clear amary, with double sided artwork.

It was also factory sealed which aroused suspicion to whether it was a genuine Warner relase.

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Old 10-23-12, 11:52 AM
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Re: The Hobbit (1977) Warner amary case

I've only ever seen in it a snapper, but that probably doesn't mean a whole lot.
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Old 10-23-12, 04:27 PM
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Re: The Hobbit (1977) Warner amary case

I'm not certain, but I feel like I've seen the animated Lord of the Rings in a keepcase, so it's not unreasonable to think it might have been re-issued.

All the time during the Jackson films, I kept thinking it would be a great time to re-release the animated trilogy in a nice boxset, and The Hobbit especially needs a re-do since some of the audio FX are missing.
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Old 10-24-12, 12:57 AM
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Re: The Hobbit (1977) Warner amary case

You bought it from Amazon UK, and it was still a region 1 disk?

I recently bought a Warner DVD from Australia. While the US disk was a snapper, the region 4 disk was packaged just as you describe, in a clear Amaray case with artwork and a chapter list on the inside.
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Old 10-24-12, 02:43 AM
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Re: The Hobbit (1977) Warner amary case

Yeah,

I bought it from a 3rd party seller on Amazon UK. Came just as you described, in a clear amary with chapter list in the inside.

It was also in a factory seal which aroused my suspicion it was bogus as it's been oop for a while, I have seen plenty of 2nd hand/refurbished CDs, dvds etc in the same factory seal in local pound stores.

Having bought thousands of dvds over the years, something about it just did not feel right.
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Old 10-26-12, 09:45 AM
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Re: The Hobbit (1977) Warner amary case

Care to post any pics? Sometimes we can get an idea by how it looks.
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