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Warner announces Forbidden Planet for November

Discussion in 'DVD' started by FrankXS, Jul 19, 2006.

  1. FrankXS

    FrankXS Well-Known Member

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    USA Today had a short snippet in Life section that Warners would release two different versions of Forbidden Planet, one for about $28 the other for about $60. This will be mid-November.
     
  2. ChristianB

    ChristianB Well-Known Member

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    Sweet!
     
  3. GlennWD

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    I wonder what on earth will be on the $60 set, I hope there is another free poster offer. I cant wait. Great News
     
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    awesome
     
  5. Steve Christou

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    Fantastic, I'm so glad they didn't miss this mega sci-fi classic's 50th anniversary. [​IMG]
     
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    For $60, I'd hope they include a model of Robbie the Robot -- I can't think of anything else to justify the price.
     
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    Perhaps a copy of the long out of print novel.
     
  8. MarcoBiscotti

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    Can't wait to see that $60 package!
     
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    From USA TODAY:

    Forbidden Planet

    will be released by Warner Bros. Nov. 14 in two DVD editions to mark its 50th anniversary. The two-disc special edition ($27) includes the restored film, three documentaries and other programs featuring Robby the Robot. A collector's edition ($60) comes with a Robby action figure and lobby cards.

    http://www.usatoday.com/printedition...line19.art.htm
     
  10. TravisR

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    Sounds good!

    That's probably a $60 MSRP so will be around $45 or so. There's some fun stuff in the CE but I'll probably go with the regular version.
     
  11. Craig Beam

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    Ah yes, a Robby the Robot action figure would look great on my desk. The Collector's Edition it is, then! [​IMG]
     
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    [​IMG]

    Taken from forodvdmania.ar
     
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    Great news! This calls for a tri-banana salute.

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    I already have the old version, but I am sure to double dip for the new 2 disc Collector's Edtion.
     
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    Some Specs per Variety:
    Warner Home Video is expected to announce today that what many film historians consider the most influential sci-fi film ever made will arrive Nov. 14 in two DVD editions: a two-disc special edition and an ultimate collector's edition. For both editions, the movie, in a new widescreen version, has been digitally transferred from restored film and audio elements, while the soundtrack has been remastered in Dolby Digital 5.1.

    Extras include commentaries, additional scenes, three documentaries and two subsequent programs featuring the movie's celebrated Robby the Robot: the 1958 MGM feature film "The Invisible Boy" and the "Robot Client" episode from TV's "The Thin Man."
     
  17. Steve Christou

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    [​IMG]

    [bites fist] Can't we have it now and forget about the "we're releasing it in November" malarkey! [​IMG]

    Whoa really can't wait for this, so Invisible Boy is a bonus movie than? Nice.
     
  18. John Stell

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    That tin for the collector's edition looks awesome. Sold!
     
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    Finally, yes, yes, yes. Eagerly anticipating this film.
     
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