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Old 08-30-12, 01:13 PM
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Platinum collection Vol 2 October 16:

http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Bug...nnounced/17319

DISC 3 (Included in Blu-ray Only)
King-Size Comedy: Tex Avery and the Looney Tunes Revolution
Tex Avery, the King of Cartoons
Friz on Film
ToonHeads: The Lost Cartoons
Real American Zero: The Adventures of Private Snafu
The World of Leon Schlesinger
Friz at MGM
The Best of the Rest of Tex
Private Snafu
Mr. Hook
What this doesn't tell you is that 11 Tex Avery shorts from MGM are going to be included to see the light of day on disc!

*Blitz Wolf (1942) - a good short, but we got it already from the "Academy Awards" set
*Red Hot Riding Hood (1943)
*Screwball Squirrel (1944)
*Swing Shift Cinderella (1945)
*King-Size Canary (1947)
*Bad Luck Blackie (1949)
*Señor Droopy (1949)
- I only lament that it isn't "Droopy's Good Deed"
*Wags to Riches (1949)
*Symphony in Slang (1951)
- simply a brilliant short
*Magical Maestro (1952) - a classic!!
*Rock-a-Bye Bear (1952) - a favorite of mine
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And if the titles don't ring a bell for you, maybe some images will help! The following are some images of the 11 shorts:





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Those were classic cartoons at its finest.
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http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Bug...er-Stars/17964

"Marsupial Mayhem"

Sylvester and that kangaroo (Hippety Hopper)

18 shorts, 17 are new to DVD. That's an easy buy for me.


23 April 2013
MSRP $19.98
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Re: Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies on DVD: The Official Thread

^That's not exactly right. There are only 15 that are "new" to DVD. 2 have made prior appearances but they were not restored so maybe that's how they come up with "17".

Mouse-Taken Identity is on Chuck Jones Mouse Chronicles - not restored

Hippety Hopper is a bonus cartoon on Golden Collection 6 disc 1 - not restored

Goldimouse and the Three Cats is on Golden Collection 5 disc 2 - restored
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Originally Posted by BobO'Link View Post
^That's not exactly right. There are only 15 that are "new" to DVD. 2 have made prior appearances but they were not restored so maybe that's how they come up with "17".

Mouse-Taken Identity is on Chuck Jones Mouse Chronicles - not restored

Hippety Hopper is a bonus cartoon on Golden Collection 6 disc 1 - not restored

Goldimouse and the Three Cats is on Golden Collection 5 disc 2 - restored
Folks, Bob is right in what he says as that information TVshowsondvd.com posted as of this writing is incorrect as there are just 15 of the 18 that are new to this set. The toons he listed above can be found on other sets.

Already let Gord and David at the site know about this and they promised to get in touch with WB to get this straightened out as soon as possible and I suggested they ask WB to sub these three with some newer Sylvester cartoons, if they do exist. It's worth a try, right?
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I hope they don't change the contents. The list contains every Hippety Hopper cartoon, and every Sylvester Jr. cartoon. It's good to have them all in one place. I'm not bothered by this double dipping.
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What's the repeat ratio on that Mouse Chronicles set? All I have are the six Golden Collection DVD sets.
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Originally Posted by Buttmunker View Post
What this doesn't tell you is that 11 Tex Avery shorts from MGM are going to be included to see the light of day on disc!
In case it hasn't been mentioned, most of the cartoons on disc 3 (included only in the Blu-Ray set) are unrestored and in standard definition, which might be a make-or-break for some. More info at Amazon from a posting by Paul J Mular (hope this link hits the right review).

http://www.amazon.com/Looney-Tunes-P...R33JBQ3ETCCR7G
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In case it hasn't been mentioned, most of the cartoons on disc 3 (included only in the Blu-Ray set) are unrestored and in standard definition, which might be a make-or-break for some.
Even some would realize that something from Tex Avery at MGM is better than nothing! I should say that even the most radical out there would like to see the shorts than to be without them any longer than necessary. Of course, this is just my opinion, but I would hate to think that people who have been begging and begging for Mgm Tex Avery shorts would pass this up...ONLY because they're not restored. HAHA, it is to laff.
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Ha all. I collected the Golden Collections and was turned off by the cropped and double dips of the new releases so I haven't really checked on new Loony Tunes goodness in awhile. Correct me if I am wrong, but I want to avoid a slew of double dips on a disc and no choice in cropped version vs Fullframe:

1) The Foghorn Set
2) The Pepe Lebew Set
3) Porky Pig Set
4) Sylvester and Hippity Hopper Set

are the only ones I need to snag?
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I have Pepe, Porky and now Sylvester/Hopper in my wishlist as "acceptable" buys (no more than a few double dips), can't remember on Foghorn.


Edit: I found this

http://www.dvdizzy.com/foghornleghorn.html

and this

http://www.toonzone.net/2010/12/loon.../#.UQAFVR01nkY


Seems there's only one repeat, and they are presented in both open matte and cropped versions. Guess I'll put this in my wishlist.

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"Best of WB: Looney Tunes Collection" - 50 cartoons on 2 DVDs - June 25

Lots of triple dips on this one, but I'm going to get it, as it's got such a great group of cartoons, and I love being able to see them in different groupings and orderings anyway:

http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Bug...lections/18188
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That's a good price,might be worth a double dip.
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I just can't believe...oh well, never mind. Whatever!
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Platinum collection volume 3 is being released...

... on blu-ray August 12

and on regular DVD November 4

http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Bug...Volume-3/20032


list of shorts at:

http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Bug...Volume-3/19709
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Re: Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies on DVD: The Official Thread

Animaniacs Wakko's Wish DVD - October 7th, 2014
Daffy Duck's Fantastic Island DVD - November 18th, 2014
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Blu-ray - December 7th, 2014

I wish they'd release Looney Tunes Superstars sets of Yosemite Sam, Elmer Fudd, Marvin the Martian, Speedy Gonzales and the Tazmanian Devil!!

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Animaniacs Wakko's Wish DVD - October 7th, 2014
Daffy Duck's Fantastic Island DVD - November 18th, 2014
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Blu-ray - December 7th, 2014

I wish they'd release Looney Tunes Superstars sets of Yosemite Sam, Elmer Fudd, Marvin the Martian, Speedy Gonzales and the Tazmanian Devil!!
Marvin the Martian and Taz only appear in 5 cartoons each, all of which are on the first blu-ray set.
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Daffy Duck's Fantastic Island DVD is already at Wal-Mart. It had a "Only at Wal-Mart" sticker.

They also had Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon with the same sticker.
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this is a LOT to read and i know a lot more has been released since the begenning of this threead. if i was just starting to get into Looney Toons, what would be the best way to start? what is the best set to start with with the most content?
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this is a LOT to read and i know a lot more has been released since the begenning of this threead. if i was just starting to get into Looney Toons, what would be the best way to start? what is the best set to start with with the most content?
If you don't have a Blu-ray player, then the Golden Collections. Then work your way through the individual releases.
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Re: Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies on DVD: The Official Thread

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Platinum collection volume 3 is being released...

... on blu-ray August 12

and on regular DVD November 4

http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Bug...Volume-3/20032


list of shorts at:

http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Bug...Volume-3/19709


It looks as if the DVD version of the third Platinum Collection has either been canceled or postponed:


http://www.amazon.com/Looney-Tunes-P...num+collection

Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 3

Format: DVD

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Originally Posted by grundle View Post
It looks as if the DVD version of the third Platinum Collection has either been canceled or postponed:


http://www.amazon.com/Looney-Tunes-P...num+collection

Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 3

Format: DVD

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I've seen these at a few Wal-mart stores within my area with the sticker making it an exclusive availability at that franchise. So check your local WM to see if it's still there in the TV and New Releases sections.
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Originally Posted by rmw650 View Post
I've seen these at a few Wal-mart stores within my area with the sticker making it an exclusive availability at that franchise. So check your local WM to see if it's still there in the TV and New Releases sections.
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