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#1 Post by criterionsnob » Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:58 pm

This tweet shows a picture of a DVD library in the Criterion offices. This could mean nothing, but on the right, there are some older releases of what could be possible forthcoming titles. I can make out a copy of Shampoo, and (I think) Bringing up Baby. Does anyone recognize anything else? There is also an old Pagnol DVD.

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#2 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:10 pm

I spy a copy of Sony's Safe and Ford at Fox / Murnau/Borzage boxes up top

EDIT: And one of Universal's Glamor sets (could be Deitrich, Lombard, or West)

SECOND EDIT: I don't believe that is Safe after all

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#3 Post by Totoro » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:15 pm

That Almodovar box set has never been released before.

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#4 Post by Ribs » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:28 pm

BFI's Napoleon is in the bottom shelf, a bit banged up (as most copies that crossed the Atlantic were).

Here's an embiggened, slightly sharpened version of the actual shelves:

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#5 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:31 pm

This is like an eye test designed by a sadist, but I do spot MoC's The Passion of Joan of Arc, This is Spinal Tap, and sex, lies, and videotape.

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#6 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:36 pm

Can now make out Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice and I think Polyester on either side of Shampoo

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#7 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:37 pm

Look a little closer, it's actually Monkeys, Monkeys, Ted & Alice.

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#8 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:41 pm

I approve of that reference, TNR. The white case DVD three down from Bringing Up Baby is a Fox Studio Classics title (remember those?), but I can't make out which one

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#9 Post by Ribs » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:41 pm

Is the bottom shelf possibly the titles they're finished with? Napoleon's the exception, but there's the Pagnol disc, Lone Wolf & Cub, and I think the Warners Being There. (This could be an indicator that Napoleon's release has been shelved)

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#10 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:43 pm

I spy AE's L'argent on the bottom shelf too

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#11 Post by The Elegant Dandy Fop » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:45 pm

Is the top left all Juzo Itami films?

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#12 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:45 pm

The other white-case DVD next to what domino is saying appears to be the Universal's 100th anniversary edition of The Breakfast Club, and I think the Blu-Ray next to it is also The Breakfast Club.

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#13 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:48 pm

And that's The Awful Truth at the head of the second shelf.

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#14 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:51 pm

The Narrator Returns wrote:The other white-case DVD next to what domino is saying appears to be the Universal's 100th anniversary edition of The Breakfast Club, and I think the Blu-Ray next to it is also The Breakfast Club.
I believe you're right, esp since none of the Fox titles fit the character spacing

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#15 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:52 pm

domino harvey wrote:I spy AE's L'argent on the bottom shelf too
...and the DVD to our left of that is the New Yorker edition of same

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#16 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:56 pm

I think the three white spines in a box are the U.K. Dietrich set, which would make the Universal Glamor box also probable for Deitrich: Dietrich & Von Sternberg set coming?

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#17 Post by Ribs » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:59 pm

domino harvey wrote:I think the three white spines in a box are the U.K. Dietrich set, which would make the Universal Glamor box also probable for Deitrich: Dietrich & Von Sternberg set coming?
...that is an insane pull.

Anyone have any guesses about the six matching DVD cases on the top shelf? That's the one really throwing me off.

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#18 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:00 pm

It's in a box and they're full size cases, that's all I got

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#19 Post by Ashirg » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:03 pm

Maybe Dave has higher resolution picture....

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#20 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:04 pm

This is probably just be me spit-balling, and the top part of the spine is giving me some pause, but the one next to the six identical-looking DVDs might be a UK DVD of A Scanner Darkly.

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#21 Post by okcmaxk » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:05 pm

Does anyone know what the black DVD between Bringing Up Baby and The Breakfast Club is? Looks like a Warner release.

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#22 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:06 pm

The Narrator Returns wrote:This is probably just be me spit-balling, and the top part of the spine is giving me some pause, but the one next to the six identical-looking DVDs might be a UK DVD of A Scanner Darkly.
The spine on the other(?) side reminds me of the Second Sight Ophuls DVDs, but it looks to be a Blu-ray, so dunno

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#23 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:13 pm

What's the WB Blu-ray next to L'argent on the bottom shelf?

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#24 Post by Ribs » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:13 pm

It's Being There.
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#25 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:15 pm

Shelf one next to Bob et al is Spinal Tap

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