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    I'm gazing again!

    No, I think Neil’s assent means it’s Joey Bishop.
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    I'm gazing again!

    Would I be likely to put this man on if my Johnny Carson DVDs suddenly fell ill?
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    Predictions for 2018

    I know I’m just missing the obvious, but can anyone explain why 16mm film is a useable source for a set of Deadline which will cost about $13, but 35mm films of The Name Of the Game, The Defenders, Switch, and Hec Ramsey are so expensive to transfer that announced plans were abandoned rather...
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    Jackie Gleason Show Single DVD Release coming out on 2/6/2018...details below

    The Adoption is included on the Honeymooners blu-ray set. Excellent show.
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    Questions about series pilots from the 1960s & ‘70s

    I think that in some cases, like Hawaii Five-O, the pilot was produced as a pilot, but the network wanted to use the movie to generate interest in close proximity to the premiere. It would have been done earlier but held back if the network decided to buy the show upon seeing the pilot and not...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™The Apartment -- in Blu-ray

    I haven’t received it yet, but my package was shipped and is supposed to arrive tomorrow. I ordered it on September 27th also. Perhaps that was the last day for which they have received enough stock to cover orders? (Also, when I ordered it, it was about $50, and I received one of those...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Dr. Dolittle -- in Blu-ray

    Extra disc? That is a surprising bit of good news. What have they said about that?
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    Barnaby Jones - The Complete Series

    It is. The Barnaby Jones set has the full original two-part episode (uncut, as opposed to most of the episodes on the set.) The Cannon set has the one-part re-edit used in syndication. It’s actually an interesting opportunity to compare them and to see how the two-part show was cut down.
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    Could The Defenders Be Released on DVD?

    Thanks for making those inquiries, even if the news isn’t good. I don’t understand the mention of music clearance, though. I feel as though there is much less music to clear than in other shows of the period, shows which do air in reruns. The cost of film transfers might indeed make the show...
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    Lou Grant listing!

    It’s still Fox. They own the entire MTM library.
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    Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

    I got to meet Richard Rodney Bennett once, and I told him it was my favorite film score. He seemed pleased and said it was a lot of fun to do.
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    Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

    The original reviews were generally, though not uniformly, good. I suppose I just thought the movie’s reputation had gotten better over the last forty years, but that doesn’t necessarily seem to be the case.
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    Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

    I’m curious to see the new version, but I have to say an unexpected disappointment is reading all the reviews that disparage the original version, which is one of my all-time favorite movies. I don’t care so much about individual critical opinions, but it does make it less likely that people...
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    List of Carol Burnett Show skits NOT on DVD?

    Time-Life has released the episode, and it does include the Laura parody.
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    Warner Archive In 2017. Take A Shot!

    No, it was from New World, so Fox owns it now. Great show, meaning terrible news about Fox...
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