Kino Lorber Studio Classics Acquisitions

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Re: Kino Lorber Studio Classics Acquisitions

#1301 Post by Roscoe » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:23 am

AfterTheRain wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:18 am
Found out a little more about the Universal deal: Kino has licensed 100 titles with the earliest coming from 1932 and the most recent coming from 2009. Sadly, no Universal silents are part of the deal but the possibility that the pre-1948 Paramount catalog is part of the titles helps offset the disappointment; gotta take the bitter with the sweet.
Not even the new restoration of THE MAN WHO LAUGHS, the unrestored version of which Kino released some years back? Or is that part of another Kino/Universal deal?

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#1302 Post by dwk » Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:30 am

I think the Kino rep said on the Blu-ray forum that they tried to get The Man Who Laughs but couldn't. Don't know if it is already with another label or if Universal intends to release it themselves (doubtful)

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#1303 Post by Calvin » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:31 pm

I suppose the smart money would be on the 1932 title (s?) being Ford's Air Mail or Murders in the Rue Morgue, but I have my fingers crossed for Edward L. Cahn's Afraid to Talk

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#1304 Post by willoneill » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:39 pm

Calvin wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:31 pm
I suppose the smart money would be on the 1932 title (s?) being Ford's Air Mail or Murders in the Rue Morgue, but I have my fingers crossed for Edward L. Cahn's Afraid to Talk
My money is on the original Scarface.

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#1305 Post by domino harvey » Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:18 pm

Kino's pull with Universal is apparently pretty poor:
We asked for The Big Clock, Black Angel, The Blue Dahlia, Criss Cross, The Glass Key, The Lost Weekend, Phantom Lady and This Gun For Hire and none were available to us.

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#1306 Post by What A Disgrace » Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:33 pm

hopefully the reason they could not get those titles is that Arrow Academy has some noir plans of a significant nature.

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#1307 Post by AfterTheRain » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:15 am

What A Disgrace wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:33 pm
hopefully the reason they could not get those titles is that Arrow Academy has some noir plans of a significant nature.
Or Criterion might have gotten at least one or two of those noirs. I seem to recall that directors Frank Tuttle (This Gun for Hire) and George Marshall (The Blue Dahlia) had phantom pages in the past.

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#1308 Post by domino harvey » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:39 am

DVDBeaver on Irma la Douce-- surprised Gary didn't screencap the shot where we can see MacLaine's pasties

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#1309 Post by tenia » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:56 am

Just for the fun, this is what a French label released earlier this year in our country.

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#1310 Post by Glowingwabbit » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:59 am

Are the rest of the Mann/Stewart westerns with Univeral? Wondering if we can finally get them on blu

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#1311 Post by domino harvey » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:00 am

All except the Naked Spur, which is Warners

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#1312 Post by What A Disgrace » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:33 am

AfterTheRain wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:15 am
What A Disgrace wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:33 pm
hopefully the reason they could not get those titles is that Arrow Academy has some noir plans of a significant nature.
Or Criterion might have gotten at least one or two of those noirs. I seem to recall that directors Frank Tuttle (This Gun for Hire) and George Marshall (The Blue Dahlia) had phantom pages in the past.
That's even better. Maybe Criterion's next big project is a hell of a noir box.

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#1313 Post by beamish14 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:40 am

Here are the big Universal titles I'm hoping for:

Closet Land

The Great Gatsby (1949 Alan Ladd version)

Play it as it Lays/Diary of a Mad Housewife

At Play in the Fields of the Lord

Puzzle of a Downfall Child

Red Sky at Morning

Two Small Bodies

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#1314 Post by Kino Insider » Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:30 pm

domino harvey wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:18 pm
Kino's pull with Universal is apparently pretty poor:
We asked for The Big Clock, Black Angel, The Blue Dahlia, Criss Cross, The Glass Key, The Lost Weekend, Phantom Lady and This Gun For Hire and none were available to us.
Have you seen the list? We have many great titles in the deal, including a bunch of essentials. They cannot license titles to us that they plan to release themselves or ones they've already licensed to others.

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#1315 Post by Kino Insider » Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:00 pm

Coming Soon!
First Time on DVD and Blu-ray!

The Black Windmill (1974)

Starring Michael Caine, Donald Pleasence, Delphine Seyrig, Clive Revill, John Vernon, Joss Ackland, Janet Suzman and Catherine Schell

Directed by Don Siegel

Screenplay by Leigh Vance - Based on a Novel by Clive Egleton

Music by Roy Budd

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#1316 Post by Kino Insider » Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:23 pm

Coming September 18th on DVD and Blu-ray!
Brand New HD Restoration!

Gold (1974) with optional English subtitles
• Audio Commentary by Film Historians William S. Berger and Nathaniel Thompson
• Reversible BD Art
• Trailers for GOLD | THE NAKED FACE | THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE | PANIC IN YEAR ZERO | CHOSEN SURVIVORS | THE WICKED LADY

(1974) Color 120 Minutes 2.35:1 Rated PG
Roger Moore (Live and Let Die, Street People) and Susannah York (The Killing of Sister George) star in this explosive 1974 international conspiracy thriller, set in the South African goldfields and directed by Peter Hunt (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Death Hunt). A ruthless global cabal of financial investors plans to manipulate the price of gold on the world market – by sabotaging one of South Africa’s top gold mines and flooding it with millions of gallons of water. All they need is someone to take the blame. Manager Rod Slater (Moore) seems the perfect choice. He’s brash, rough and impulsive – just the sort of man to make a fatal mistake. As Slater embarks on an affair with Terry (York), the heiress granddaughter of mine owner Hurry Hirschfeld (Ray Milland, Panic in Year Zero!), the conspiracy tightens all around him and thousands of lives hang by a thread... Based on a best-selling novel by Wilbur Smith (Dark of the Sun, Shout at the Devil) and filmed entirely on location in South Africa, Gold is an unforgettable thriller with a breathtaking climax and a fantastic cast which also includes John Gielgud (The Whistle Blower) and Bradford Dillman (Compulsion).

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