Harry Nilsson's 'The Point' Coming to DVD!!!

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  1. Derek Baker

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    Which narration will be used? The original broadcast had Dustin Hoffman narrating, but all video prints have had Ringo Starr narrating (there was even a third narration by Alan Thicke!).
     
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    Oh goodie! Put me down for one. Hopefully we will get at least 2 choices for narration. (I'm not sure I'm interested in Mr. Thicke's version.)
     
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    And the LP (and CD) feature narration by Nilsson himself! Talk about convoluted rights!
     
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    it is coming and supposedly is here.
    but after a search on dvdpricesearch.com i see this.

    DVD Price Check
    ** This title is not available at any of the stores included in the price comparison **

    so i went to amazon and found not a point to be found.

    so, has anyone found the point?
     
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    i saw that thread. this one was started first so i figured i'd go with it.

    also i just noticed at the top of that thread.....

    Pacific Family Entertainment will release The Point!

    isnt that the dreaded bootleg co.?
     
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    I bought this for $2.50 at the flea market a couple weeks ago, I looked at a few minutes of it and it's from a videotape source. I'll have to watch it this weekend and see just how bad it is.
     
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    Has anyone heard any news on this title? I have yet to see it in any stores.
     
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    doesnt even show up on amazon. only plce i've seen it is half.com
     
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    It seems to have been withdrawn - my original link to Harry's website now defaults to his homepage.

    Very strange indeed - you could even pre-order through Amazon from Harry's site when I originally posted this thread.

    Hopefully a new release date is set soon.
     
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    Now here's something strange on this title...the DVD is out as I rented it from my local video store a few weeks ago!!! I was shocked to see it sitting there as they normally stock only the latest titles. The video quality is much, much better than my old worn-out VHS tape. I've always thought that the animation is rather simple, but the story is a wonderful one.
     
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    Thanks for the info, everyone. I'll have to keep my eyes peeled.
     
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    [​IMG] Oh my God I suddenly remember this!! Oh, I have such wonderful memories of this from the early 70's and I never could find out what it was exactly since it wasn't really shown much in the intervening years.
    Oh I'll buy this just for the memories.
     
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    I never saw this, though I have seen the advertisment pictures for it. All I ever listened to was a cassette my dad had. Maybe it was an 8-Track. I still have a cassette that I found a number of years ago and picked up. Have it right here as a matter of fact. I have a 2 hour drive tonight, I think I'll bring it. [​IMG]
     
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    Well its about damn time! I was just thinking about this one again the other day.

    Ric
     
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    Finally! - Too bad they couldn't use the classic poster art!

    March is damned expensive this year!
     
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    I somehow missed the announcement on this, but I'm pleased that it will be released TOMORROW. [​IMG]
     
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    Mine shipped from Video Universe yesterday.
     

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