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classic American westerns released only in region 2


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#1 of 7 OFFLINE   Richard--W

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Posted October 30 2012 - 04:50 AM

Any thoughts people may have, suggestions, corrections, contributions to this checklist are invited: Fox (U.K.) (Mexico): 1952 Viva Zapata! -- I recommend the Mexican DVD which is excellent quality and NTSC Koch (Germany): 1948 Black Bart 1949 Streets of Laredo 1952 Horizons West 1955 Chief Crazy Horse 1958 From Hell to Texas 1960 Hell Bent For Leather 1976 From Noon Till Three Llamentol (Spain): 1956 Red Sundown Manga Films (Spain): 1947 Roughshod Odeon Entertainment Ltd (U.K.): 1940 North West Mounted Police 1947 Unconquered 1948 Blood On the Moon 1948 Rachel and the Stranger 1948 Station West -- releases December 3 1952 The Big Sky 1956 Walk the Proud Land 1961 Posse From Hell 1973 Charley One-Eye Optimum Home Entertainment (U.K.): 1946 Canyon Passage 1951 Rawhide 1956 Backlash 1964 Bullet For a Bad Man 1961 The Deadly Companions 1968 Stranger On the Run Pegasus (U.K.): 1952 The Battle at Apache Pass 1955 Man Without a Star 1955 Smoke Signal 1956 Pillars of the Sky 1966 Incident at Phantom Hill Sony Pictures (Spain): 1958 Gunman's Walk USony Pictures (U.K.): 1961 Two Rode Together Suevia Films (Spain): 1957 Run of the Arrow Universal (Dutch): 1962 Six Black Horses Impulso Records - 20th Century Fox (Spain): 1950 Two Flags West 1972 When the Legends Die Impulso Records - Warner Home Video (Spain): 1954 The Bounty Hunter

#2 of 7 OFFLINE   Livius

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Posted October 30 2012 - 07:58 AM

A few more off the top of my head :


Llamentol (Spain)

Money, Women and Guns

Apache Drums

Last of the Fast Guns

Joe Dakota

Guns of Fort Petticoat

7th Cavalry



Impulso/Fox (Spain)

The Secret of Convict Lake

Powder River

City of Bad Men

Siege at Red River

Cattle Empire



Suevia (Spain)

Destry 1954

Bullwhip



Universal (France)

Taggart




Koch Germany

The Man from Bitter Ridge

Untamed Frontier

The Great Sioux Uprising (these three are also available via Llamentol in Spain)


Pegasus (UK)

Column South


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#3 of 7 OFFLINE   Thomas T

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Posted October 30 2012 - 11:20 AM

Unconquered, Canyon Passage and Rawhide have had region one releases. I have them. Unconquered was released by Universal in 2007 and Canyon Passage also in 2007 as part of Universal's Classic Western Round-Up Volume 1 collection. Rawhide (1951) was released by Fox in 2008 as part of a box set called Fox Western Classics that also included Garden Of Evil and The Gunfighter. Not on your list but I have Calamity Jane And Sam Bass with Yvonne De Carlo and Howard Duff from Universal France and Montana Belle with Jane Russell from England courtesy of Odeon. From Italy I have Ticket To Tomahawk with Anne Baxter and Dan Dailey. From Australia I have Drum Beat with Alan Ladd. From Germany, Sitting Bull (1954) in 2.35 but a mediocre transfer but at least in its scope format.

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Posted October 30 2012 - 09:25 PM

Black Patch is also available from Cornerstone (U.K). Not a bad film as I recall but more famous nowadays for being Jerry Goldsmith's first film score. Also...just as a follow-up to Colin's post above about the Suevia release of Bullwhip in Spain. I tried to order this through Amazon Spain in the summer and after a while I got a cancellation notice saying that it was now discontinued.

#5 of 7 OFFLINE   Richard--W

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Posted October 31 2012 - 05:54 AM

A couple of those titles are available stateside in compilations, Colin. Black Patch is available here as well, Dafydd. I will update the checklist. Or shopping list, as the case may be. Thanks immensely for your input, everyone. Do keep checking back for revisions. Recently the studio MOD programs have released a number of American westerns that had only been released in Europe, or the checklist would be a lot longer.

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Posted October 31 2012 - 06:52 AM

Two other corrections: From Noon Till Three did at some point have an R1 release from MGM. It seems to be quite rare these days. I didn't even know the release existed until I found it at Big Lots recently for $3! Also, Viva Zapata! is available in R1 Blu-Ray as part of The Elia Kazan Collection, Volume 2 from FoxConnect.

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Posted November 01 2012 - 03:49 AM

Canyon Passage also in 2007 as part of Universal's Classic Western Round-Up Volume 1 collection.

Currently available from Amazon @ $4.99 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! plus shipping. It's a damn good set too! I paid a lot more than that.




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