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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 3:56 pm 
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A few new titles are available, including The Mad Miss Manton. Buy 2 Get 1 Free until 4/27 with the code SPITFIRE


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:44 pm 
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Thousands Cheer is up now too. Sigh, I guess I'm going to be buying a DVD-R now


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 7:48 am 
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Slate jumps into the archive.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 10:51 am 

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Naturally I'll have to go to the archive & see what new titles are up. That obscure Borzage/Sullavan project, mentioned in the SLATE article, sure is tempting, but so far there's nothing there that's prompting me to part with twenty bucks just to see if their DVDR is better than one I've made from a TCM showing.
I mean the TCM watermark isn't that annoying...


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:36 am 

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HarryLong wrote:
Naturally I'll have to go to the archive & see what new titles are up. That obscure Borzage/Sullavan project, mentioned in the SLATE article, sure is tempting, but so far there's nothing there that's prompting me to part with twenty bucks just to see if their DVDR is better than one I've made from a TCM showing.

The archive would be of most use to international film fans who don't have access to the American TCM but, of course, it's still restricted to the US. =D>


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 1:16 pm 

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I mean the TCM watermark isn't that annoying...

Except on the UK's version of TCM where it's a huge panel in the top right corner that remains throughout the film!


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:44 pm 
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Lots of titles 20% off. Naturally, since I just bought 3 two days ago.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:52 pm 
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What does "(EST-MOD)" mean, next to Quality Street and Dance, Fools, Dance?


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 12:49 am 
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Made On Demand. If it's 14.99 it's the download and 19.99 is the actual disc.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:14 am 
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I wish there was a way to rent them or stream them "view instantly" online. Has anyone been blind buying many titles from Warner, or just a few they had already heard of?


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:05 am 
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^ If you want to watch a lot of them, it might be worth getting a ClassicFlix membership.
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Thanks for the answer, domino, I just wasn't clear on the difference between EST-MOD and MOD, but I've got it now.

I stacked the SPITFIRE code with the 20% off selected titles and the free shipping offer. I'm glad my earlier prediction was wrong about there not being promotions for these on the Warner site.


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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2009 1:07 am 
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Classic Flix has the first thirty titles alphabetically available to rent


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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2009 12:46 pm 

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domino harvey wrote:

I bet Warners is not happy about them getting rental copies of the whole collection, but then I guess there isn't much they could do about it.

Now, could some of the other thousands of people who never heard of Classicflix before and join up just to glom onto these WB discs without paying $20 for 'em, please file an occasional report on how long it takes to actually receive one in the mail?


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PostPosted: Fri May 01, 2009 12:59 pm 

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I saw the list and there is one title that i want to see and that is Elia Kazan's Wild River (1960) with Montgomery Cliff and Lee Remick. It's a good film and hard to get except Amazon.UK sells a version of it. I hope down the road Warner Bros. will release it.


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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2009 3:44 pm 
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Some new titles up:

Breakfast for Two (1937)
Tom, Dick and Harry (1941)
Broadway Rhythm (1944)
Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
Badman's Territory (1946)


I looked at the sample clips and it seems that Badman's Territory is a colorized version. The others I'm not sure if they're B/W or technicolor. Maybe somebody familiar with the titles can verify if anything else has been tampered with?

Ted Turner, you've done it again!


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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2009 3:48 pm 
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HypnoHelioStaticStasis wrote:
Tom, Dick and Harry (1941)

So I guess Warners isn't releasing a Ginger Rogers comedy box [-(


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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2009 6:50 pm 
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I would like to offer a resounding recommendation for Breakfast for Two. Terrifically funny.

Jeez, about all I need from them now is Vivacious Lady and Panama Hattie and I can die content. Why don't they have an e-mail announcement of new titles added or, better yet, a RSS feed? Yes, I am actually clamoring for some marketing here.


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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2009 8:05 pm 
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Perkins Cobb wrote:
domino harvey wrote:

I bet Warners is not happy about them getting rental copies of the whole collection, but then I guess there isn't much they could do about it.

If it leads to people buying titles from their Archive, I'm sure Warners is fine with it.


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PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2009 1:36 am 
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Now that Michael Crichton's passed on and thus can contribute nothing in the way of supplements, I sincerely hope Mike Hodges' The Terminal Man is next in line for an Archive release. For in Warner's infinite wisdom, they gave us Looker before it (though I seem to remember Looker coming out as the result of an Amazon poll, so perhaps it's the public who are really to blame)...in any case, Terrence Malick is reportedly a big fan, its score is Glenn Gould playing Bach, and it has George Segal going berserk; what more incentive could WB need? It's already up on demand, so here's hoping it isn't too far away...


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PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2009 3:06 am 

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atcolomb wrote:
I saw the list and there is one title that i want to see and that is Elia Kazan's Wild River (1960) with Montgomery Cliff and Lee Remick. It's a good film and hard to get except Amazon.UK sells a version of it. I hope down the road Warner Bros. will release it.

Wild River is a Fox film. I have the UK DVD, officially licensed by Optimum - a very good transfer in full CinemaScope, although the box (in a typical Optimum error) states "4:3 full frame"


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PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2009 1:06 pm 
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Beaks @ Aint It Cool announces that Richard Rush's Freebie & The Bean is on the way. I can retire my P&S/POS VHS now. 8-)


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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 8:36 am 

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Jonathan S wrote:
atcolomb wrote:
I saw the list and there is one title that i want to see and that is Elia Kazan's Wild River (1960) with Montgomery Cliff and Lee Remick. It's a good film and hard to get except Amazon.UK sells a version of it. I hope down the road Warner Bros. will release it.

Wild River is a Fox film. I have the UK DVD, officially licensed by Optimum - a very good transfer in full CinemaScope, although the box (in a typical Optimum error) states "4:3 full frame"


:oops: ....For some reason i thought it was a Warners' release. I looked at Amazon.Uk and it for sale $6 plus shipping so i might get it since i have a all region dvd player.


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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 8:55 am 

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But where oh where is America, America?
A blu-ray edition, is the one to hope for, if ya asks me.
But at this point maybe even an Archive edition?


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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 9:36 am 

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But where oh where is America, America?
A blu-ray edition, is the one to hope for, if ya asks me.
But at this point maybe even an Archive edition?

I did see it a couple of years ago when it was playing on TCM (Turner Classic Movies) but nothing since and also A Tree Grows In Brooklyn was to be released on dvd but that did not happen...both good movies to see by Kazan.


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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 3:30 pm 
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More new titles added to the Archive:

Above and Beyond
All The Brothers Were Valiant
Billy the Kid
Bye Bye Braverman
Castle on the Hudson
The Fallen Sparrow
Four Daughters
Freebie & The Bean
The Great Garrick
Hard To Get
Johnny Eager
Party Girl
Pride of the Marines
Princess O'Rourke
Skin Game
Soldier in the Rain
Tarzan and the She Devil
Tarzan and the Slave Girl
Tarzan's Magic Fountain
Tarzan's Peril
Tarzan's Savage Fury


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