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Forum: DVD Talk
05-10-07, 06:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,957
Posted By Paul Drake

Per DVD Empire, Charlie Chan vol 3 is being...

Per DVD Empire, Charlie Chan vol 3 is being released 8/14. The rare Black Camel (Oland's earliest surviving Chan pitting him against Bela Lugosi) is being included as are the three other Olands not...
Forum: DVD Talk
02-26-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,756
Posted By Paul Drake

It could be that Griffith's health issues the...

It could be that Griffith's health issues the past year have slowed this down. Didn't spend some time in the hospital for a broken hip or some similar injury?
Forum: DVD Talk
02-13-07, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By Paul Drake

http://www.onvideo.org/calendar/cal_dvd.htm ...

http://www.onvideo.org/calendar/cal_dvd.htm

The above site is pretty good and sometimes lists things before they are reported elsewhere. Also, Mike Frezon at HTF posts his weekly round-up every...
Forum: DVD Talk
02-10-07, 08:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,957
Posted By Paul Drake

Anyone heard news when Vol 3 is coming out?

Anyone heard news when Vol 3 is coming out?
Forum: DVD Talk
12-12-06, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By Paul Drake

Rocky is an MGM product, not Warners. To Have...

Rocky is an MGM product, not Warners. To Have and Have Not and Band Wagon are already out.

Warners has said 200+ classic titles will get released in 2007. Look for them to start releasing more...
Forum: DVD Talk
12-11-06, 07:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,957
Posted By Paul Drake

Charlie Chan Vol 2 is now out. I spent last week...

Charlie Chan Vol 2 is now out. I spent last week watching it and was extremely impessed. The restorations are even better than the prior volume (presumably because the films are newer and were in...
Forum: DVD Talk
11-27-06, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By Paul Drake

I picked this up and the films are pure...

I picked this up and the films are pure unadulterated fun. Highly entertaining and brought back many fond memories. Kudos to WHV to releasing more of their Bs.
Forum: DVD Talk
11-24-06, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By Paul Drake

My poster was also not in the best of shape when...

My poster was also not in the best of shape when it arrived. I noticed that others said the same thing. A bit disappointing. The KING KONG poster, by contrast, was in perfect shape when it arrived....
Forum: DVD Talk
07-22-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By Paul Drake

That sums my situation up also. The past season...

That sums my situation up also. The past season was very good for the first handful of episodes then went way downhill. Most of the last half of this run has little to no rewatchability for me. ...
Forum: DVD Talk
06-22-06, 01:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,957
Posted By Paul Drake

Fox does not own home video rights to BLACK...

Fox does not own home video rights to BLACK CAMEL. Warners does and will be releasing their own Chan set.

BEHIND THAT CURTAIN is a Warner Baxter film and not a Chan film. There is a Chan...
Forum: DVD Talk
06-04-06, 09:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,957
Posted By Paul Drake

Has anyone has found this early or seen any...

Has anyone has found this early or seen any reviews?
Forum: DVD Talk
05-29-06, 09:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,957
Posted By Paul Drake

Amazon just dropped the price on the Vol 1 Chan...

Amazon just dropped the price on the Vol 1 Chan set to $35.97. That's the lowest price I've seen by far. Even DDD is $8 higher.
Forum: DVD Talk
05-29-06, 09:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,142
Posted By Paul Drake

According to Ron Epstein over at HTF he's...

According to Ron Epstein over at HTF he's received info indicating that Paramount has canceled the Martin/Lewis box Volume 1.

Anyone here have any info as to whether this is just a postponement or...
Forum: DVD Talk
05-14-06, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By Paul Drake

Great set at a great price. Kings Row is a true...

Great set at a great price. Kings Row is a true American classic and Storm Warning is a film that's begged rediscovery for years. It should be interesting hearing 99 year old Vincent Sherman's...
Forum: DVD Talk
05-08-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,957
Posted By Paul Drake

I agree Mikael. The list of bonus materials that...

I agree Mikael. The list of bonus materials that Fox has assembled for Chan Volume 1 is impressive. Even more impressive considering that they're new (meaning Fox is investing money to make these...
Forum: DVD Talk
05-06-06, 05:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,447
Posted By Paul Drake

Does Shandling own a piece of the show that he...

Does Shandling own a piece of the show that he can actually dictate how this would be released?

In either case, he is wrong. Probably more wrong than when he was when he signed up to make TOWN &...
Forum: DVD Talk
05-06-06, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,845
Posted By Paul Drake

I have several Platinum titles that are Grade A...

I have several Platinum titles that are Grade A quality (Blondie and Hoppy films). These were licensed so they probably got access to good prints. As others have said though, some of their other...
Forum: DVD Talk
05-02-06, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By Paul Drake

MPI missed a golden opportunity here. Had they...

MPI missed a golden opportunity here. Had they repackaged them in 14 slimlines using the original poster art (which is very good) as the covers I would rebought the set. The original 4 pack cases...
Forum: DVD Talk
05-02-06, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,447
Posted By Paul Drake

Episodes may have a beginning, middle, and end,...

Episodes may have a beginning, middle, and end, but there were occasional story arcs spread among episodes.

These seasons weren't very long so why not combine 2 seasons in one release? That...
Forum: DVD Talk
05-02-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,356
Posted By Paul Drake

Not to nitpick, but all prior seasons had 13...

Not to nitpick, but all prior seasons had 13 episodes. Season 6 part 1 is 12. To get my money's worth, the S6 set 1 should be discounted appropriately. Of course the sets are overpriced, but...
Forum: TV Talk
04-23-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By Paul Drake

I am wondering this myself. There are a few HTF...

I am wondering this myself. There are a few HTF members who used strong language complaining about what they percieve as problems with prior animation releases. Could it be that Warners decided to...
Forum: DVD Talk
04-23-06, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,772
Posted By Paul Drake

The Roy Rogers Show (with Nellybelle and Bullet...

The Roy Rogers Show (with Nellybelle and Bullet the dog). However I doubt that will ever happen as I understand the Rogers estate sold off the original masters years ago to a private collector. ...
Forum: DVD Talk
04-08-06, 09:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,280
Posted By Paul Drake

The cast lists in these films are excellent. ...

The cast lists in these films are excellent. Although someone might want to tell Warners' publicity writer that one of stars of HIS KIND OF WOMAN is really Jim Backus (of Magoo and Howell fame) not...
Forum: DVD Talk
04-04-06, 09:47 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,572
Posted By Paul Drake

Heads up...several posters at HTF have reported...

Heads up...several posters at HTF have reported getting the non-anamorphic YF in the "yellow" spine. That rule of thumb doesn't appear to be holding.
Forum: DVD Talk
03-20-06, 07:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,737
Posted By Paul Drake

Disney survived the Southern Baptist boycott and...

Disney survived the Southern Baptist boycott and they can survive SOTS. All they would need to do is have an introductory feature with an appropriate host putting the film in context.

Outside...
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