Blu-ray Wish List, Year by Year

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  1. Matt Hough

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    I watched The Cocoanuts last night. There are some scenes that are clear, clean, and upconvert nicely, but there aren't many of those. The film is alive with scratches: some that run the length of the frame and some that are small and appear all over the scenes in small places. On some scenes that were missing from the source used for the transfer, a lower generation of the scene had to be used, and those scenes are abysmal. But The Cocoanuts being so old is never going to look any better, I fear. It's still hilarious for the Marx madness and entertaining for the Harp and Chico instrument solos.
     
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    Well, don't we want Dracula as much as Frankenstein even if it's a more primitively shot film?


    And, of course, City Lights which ranks near the top of my favorites of all time list.


    Others:


    Morocco

    Cimarron

    Little Caesar

    The Public Enemy
     
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    A seminal year for both the Horror and Gangster movie genres
     
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    Jim K.: Yes to all of those. What great posters. I love the movie art from this era.... Getting ahead of ourselves, but I *love* Edward G. Robinson in Double Indemnity...
     
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    1930: [​IMG] 1931: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    1932... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1932_in_film
     
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    Grand Hotel, Shanghai Express, and from earlier years I left out The Love Parade so I don't want to forget 1932's Love Me Tonight.
     
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    sadly Shanghai Express is only going to get a DVD release, but at least it is finally getting released TCM Vault
     
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    1932 [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    1933
     
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    one more from 1932



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    Little Women, I'm No Angel, Cavalcade, 42nd Street, Lady for a Day, State Fair.
     
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    DEFINITELY 42nd Street! And these Busby Berkeley gems too: [​IMG][​IMG] and this, my favorite Ophuls: [​IMG]
     
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    1933
     
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    Didn't we just do 1933? Not too many I want from 1934... [​IMG] [​IMG] ...and it'd be nice to have a Starewicz set with his masterpiece The Mascot.
     
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    on a trip and got confused.... 1934 and 1935!
     
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    1935: [​IMG][​IMG] I assume 39 Steps will come eventually from Criterion.
     
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    Even though we're on 1935 now, I just have to mentioned that It Happened One Night is one of my families favorite movies. I really, really would love to see it on Blu.
     
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    1933


    The peak of Hollywood's Golden Age of daring dramas as the Production Code looms like a dark cloud on the horizon and Horror / escapist films continue to boom








     

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