Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > DVD Discussions > DVD Talk
Reload this Page >

Any warnings for spotting Hitchcock Criterion bootlegs?

DVD Talk Talk about DVDs and Movies on DVD including Covers and Cases

Any warnings for spotting Hitchcock Criterion bootlegs?

Old 07-28-05, 12:29 PM
  #1  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Denton, TX
Posts: 3,542
Any warnings for spotting Hitchcock Criterion bootlegs?

I did a search and didn't find anything on this. Simular to Salo, The Killer and SOTL, has anyone seen any bootleg copies of Criterion's Hitchcock Spellbound, Notorious and Rebecca? I found Notorious a couple of weeks ago at Borders books. I want to get the other two and want to know what to look for so I can tell a good one from a bootleg.
darkhawk is offline  
Old 07-28-05, 12:50 PM
  #2  
Banned
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Puerto Rico
Posts: 11,975
Dont' buy from people in Malaysia, since they usually sell bootlegs. Check that the covers don't have chinese characters. If you are buying from ebay, check the seller's feedback and the place where the DVD is coming from. I haven't seen any bootleg copies of the Hitchcock Criterions yet. All of them except for Rebecca, can still be found for MSRP through several online retailers. Right now only Rebecca and the complete boxset are fetching high prices. I recommend that you buy the Criterion boxset and sell or trade your copy of Notorious since you will be saving time and money getting each title one by one.
dx23 is offline  
Old 07-28-05, 12:52 PM
  #3  
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Posts: 247
http://www.criterionforum.com/index.php?showtopic=399
Tracer is offline  
Old 07-28-05, 02:23 PM
  #4  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Portland OR
Posts: 1,747
WARNING! Be careful buying Hitchcock Criterions as you may end up with a bootleg.
MEJHarrison is offline  
Old 07-31-05, 01:06 PM
  #5  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Lighten up, Francis! (Funland)
Posts: 26,856
thanks for the info!
Buford T Pusser is offline  

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


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.