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#1941 of 2425 OFFLINE   ahollis

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Posted June 20 2013 - 11:11 AM

Thank you Misterlime. All for on my radar.
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#1942 of 2425 OFFLINE   MisterLime

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Posted June 20 2013 - 12:02 PM

Olive Films - August Release - More to Come...

 

 

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#1943 of 2425 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted June 20 2013 - 12:37 PM

Olive Films - August Release - More to Come...

I still have the Lionsgate DVD release of Only the Valiant from 2008.  An underrated western and with much violence.


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#1944 of 2425 OFFLINE   Richard V

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Posted June 20 2013 - 02:04 PM

Love Off Limits, used to see it all the time, back in the day, before cable/satellite TV.  My local TV stations ran it often, mostly on weekend afternoons.  Those were the days for lots of great B pictures and cheesy sci-fi and horror.


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#1945 of 2425 OFFLINE   Brandon Conway

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Posted June 20 2013 - 03:52 PM

Really hoping The Pawnbroker finally arrives as part of the August wave of titles.


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Posted June 21 2013 - 07:32 AM

Lots of DVD upgrading for me.  I'll gladly swap for the blu-ray editions.



#1947 of 2425 OFFLINE   MisterLime

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Posted June 21 2013 - 08:27 AM

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Posted June 21 2013 - 08:40 AM

I just looked it up and it seems there are a ton of releases for Penny Serenade. Is this a public domain title or are all those releases unauthorized?


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#1949 of 2425 OFFLINE   MisterLime

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Posted June 21 2013 - 10:51 AM

I just looked it up and it seems there are a ton of releases for Penny Serenade. Is this a public domain title or are all those releases unauthorized?

The film is a Public Domain title and all the other versions out there are horrible transfers - So far Olive has released a few PD titles and all of these were beautifully re-mastered in HD. Besides PENNY, they have also released CYRANO DE BERGERAC, ANGEL AND THE BADMAN, FRONTIER HORIZON and MCLINTOCK. All are first time BLU-RAY titles. All of these were all time classics, except FRONTIER HORIZON which was done to complete the John Wayne Three Mesquiteers collection.


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#1950 of 2425 OFFLINE   Richard V

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Posted June 21 2013 - 10:56 AM

Still amazes me how some of these fairly high profile movies are allowed to fall into the PD.


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#1951 of 2425 OFFLINE   David Steigman

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Posted June 21 2013 - 11:09 AM

Keep them announcements coming, this is fun :)



#1952 of 2425 OFFLINE   Noach Kowalski

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Posted June 21 2013 - 11:11 AM

Speaking of PD titles, any chance of Night of the Living Dead 1968, Ulmer's Detour or House on the Haunted Hill blu-ray releases from Olive?



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Posted June 21 2013 - 11:16 AM

I wonder how this title ended up in Republic library as it initially was released and produced by Columbia.

 

Night of the Living Dead is The Weinstein Company, House on the Haunted Hill is Warner and Detour doesn't have owners, so hopefully Film Noir Foundation does some restoration from better elements.  Just because the film is PD, does not mean Olive can get good materials to release them on blu-ray (see how public domain titles can be treated if materials are not licensed in releases from Film Chest).



#1954 of 2425 OFFLINE   Peter M Fitzgerald

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Posted June 21 2013 - 11:43 AM

I'm glad to see quality releases of PENNY SERENADE and ANGEL AND THE BADMAN from Olive.

 

Speaking of public domain staples in need of a good, definitive release, I would hope that, at some point, Olive would tackle the excellent noir films, THE SCAR (1948, a.k.a. HOLLOW TRIUMPH --which is in Republic's library and got a VHS release from them, at least) and FEAR IN THE NIGHT (1947, not sure if they have it these days, but it was originally a Paramount theatrical release).


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Posted June 21 2013 - 11:49 AM

 FEAR IN THE NIGHT (1947, not sure if they have it these days, but it was originally a Paramount theatrical release).

 

Deforest Kelley before we knew him as Bones.


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Posted June 21 2013 - 12:38 PM

NOTLD isn't owned by the Weinsteins. Their transfer is, however. The movie is still PD. The cost of accessing the negative is not cheap these days, from what I'm told by someone who's looked into it.

HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL is indeed PD, but WB has the original elements, which is why their dvd is the best out there.

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Posted June 21 2013 - 01:41 PM

I wonder how this title ended up in Republic library as it initially was released and produced by Columbia.

 

George Stevens' production company retained the film rights to Penny Serenade, much like Lester Cowan's independent production company retained the rights to One Touch of Venus despite it being originally distributed through U-I.  Penny Serenade was only given limited distribution rights to Columbia when it was first released.  Many independently owned film libraries ended up in the Republic library for one reason or another. 

 

Glad to see Penny Serenade rescued from PD hell on a quality release.



#1958 of 2425 OFFLINE   David Steigman

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Posted June 21 2013 - 01:46 PM

I happen to have Alpha Videos Fear in the Night - Id upgrade that in a heartbeat...


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Posted June 21 2013 - 02:19 PM

Deforest Kelley before we knew him as Bones.

 

And that movie is a hidden gem, would love to see a decent copy of it released.


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Posted June 22 2013 - 05:44 PM

I just saw a listing on www.classicflix.com on some new Blu-Ray titles Olive will be releasing as well..here is the link...http://www.classicfl...om/-a-1475.html






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