Once Upon a Time in the West - THANK YOU Paramount

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  1. Lewis Besze

    Lewis Besze Producer

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    I just wanted to take the time to thank the HV department people, for the exellent release of the "Once Upon A Time In The West.Personally this was my number 1 "requested" title, and I'm delighted that it has finally arrived.
    This is a quality effort,with good picture/sound/supplements,and at a very good price.As a matter of fact I'll "nominate" this title for the DVD of the year vote on HTF if such poll will be conducted.
    Thanks again!
     
  2. Mark Edward Heuck

    Mark Edward Heuck Screenwriter

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    I was watching AMC (not willingly, the channel is horrid nowadays), and was pleasantly surprised by a TV ad for the ONCE/WEST DVD! For 30 seconds, an announcer touted the special features and the performances as if it were as influential a DVD purchase as, say, THE MATRIX (Which, of course, it is!)

    Nice to see Paramount really treating this DVD like the event that it is. Now lets reward them with sales!
     
  3. Walter Kittel

    Walter Kittel Producer

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    I did my part [​IMG]

    After viewing the DVD last night, I'll add these comments -

    To the folks at Paramount - Thanks for the wonderful effort on this title. Really just a fantastic job. In a year of many memorable releases, this DVD stands out as one of the very best catalog releases of the year, both for the film and the treatment it has received. ( Certainly one of my favorite film releases of the year based on film content. ) Anyway, thanks again for a great DVD release.

    ( Looking forward to December's release of Hud. )

    - Walter.
     
  4. Peter M Fitzgerald

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    I have mine. [​IMG]

    Beautiful picture.

    Beautiful sound (both mono & 5.1 options!).

    Beautiful supplements (curious absence of Ennio Morricone in the commentary & docus, but perhaps he was busy with other things, or just not interested in participating).

    Beautiful trailer.

    Beautiful (and classy) menus.

    Beautiful packaging.

    Beautiful movie.

    Among the very best DVD releases of 2003.

    Well worth the wait. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Thank you, Martin Blythe & Paramount!
     
  5. JustinCleveland

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    And an excellent price. I paid 14.00 for my copy. At that price, I couldn't say no, despite I had spent over a hundred dollars on several other DVDs this week, Bond included.
     
  6. Bill J

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    I just bought mine today and I must say that Paramount did an excellent job with this disc. If they continue to give other titles similar special edition treatment (both released and unreleased), Paramount will easily become the best studio out there. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. rbirk

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    I have waited for this title since I bought my first DVD player in 1997. It has been my number one title and finally I got it this week. It was well worth the extra wait as it looks and sounds fantastic.

    Thank you Paramount for doing such an excellent work!!
     
  8. Doug Wallen

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    I received my copy of this movie on Christmas Eve. As I was going out of town for Christmas, I had to wait until I returned before I could watch it. I finished the film this afternoon and was just blown away. I have never seen this film, had never even heard of it until I read the review of this here on the forum. The film was truly amazing, the music was beautiful and the movie is one of the most gorgeously photgraphed films I have ever seen.:b

    [​IMG] Thanks Paramount for this release.[​IMG]

    ps. the price for this two disc collection was a great bonus.

    Please keep this type of quality and you will continue to have a very satisfied customer.
     
  9. Martin Blythe

    Martin Blythe Second Unit

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    Now this is a thread I could love.
     
  10. Zen Butler

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    My DVD of the Year period! Yes, even better than that pudgy, over-stuffed 4D extravaganza thats all the talk. Which I like too. This to me is right there with last year's Amelie. HTF needs to make a Sleeper DVD Hit of the Year award. Which should have gone to Amelie last year and to OUTITW, this year. Like it has a chance against LOTR.

    I'll kiss your feet Paramount, bring 'em here. [​IMG]
     
  11. Steve Christou

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  12. Zen Butler

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  13. Steve Christou

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    Come on Zen, be nice, there were at least 2 good films in that bunch. So glad I'm not as fussy as you, I wouldn't have 2500 films on my shelves.[smirks proudly][​IMG]
     

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