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    Best crime/suspense movies on dvd.

    I would like to add to the list the recently released The Anderson Tapes. It expands on the similar topics covered in Conversation - great fun! The Anderson Tapes: Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam, Paul Benjamin, Hildy Brooks, John Call, Val Avery, Carmine Caridi, Sam...
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    F.W. Murnau / Frank Borzage box set from Fox

    Meanwhile, the price for the set on went up from $167 to $179.
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    F.W. Murnau / Frank Borzage box set from Fox

    The $170.00 price tag might seem outrageous, but it's a 12 DVD set - about $14 a piece - not too bad, considering the titles included in the set. I, personally, would consider paying this much just for the three Borzage great silents (7th heaver, The Lucky Star, and Street Angel). I am also not...
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    Criterion Newsletter: Magnificent Obsession (1954)?

    Magnificent Obsession (I. Dunne) is available in R2 from Spain: Sublime Obsesión - Comprar películas en dvd de Drama en Clásicos Borzage's The River is available in Germany: Edition Filmmuseum Shop - The River Edition Filmmuseum 36
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    Kino: The Man of the Eiffel Tower (restored)

    The restored edition (according to one review on has also been released in the UK.
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    Not sure about the other ones but Dragonwyck has been previously released on DVD (region 2 - UK and region 4 - Australia). It's an outstanding movie and, for someone who does not own it already, it's worth buying the set for this movie alone.
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    African Queen at Barnes and Noble?

    It is not available in Region 1. However, there are several official editions in other regions. I am aware of Region 2 (UK and Spain) and Region 4 (Australia) releases. Some of these are sold on or can be purchased in their county of origin (, Comprar películas DVDs en...
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    Marlene Dietrich DVDs On Region 1??

    Keep in mind that the ones referred in Xploited Cinema are region 2 French editions. This would justify getting a region-free DVD player. For an ultimate Marlene Dietrich surprise, get this UK Dietrich collection. It contains Shanghai Express - the only official DVD edition of this...
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    Film Noir - LIST

    ... 'at a reasonable price' might be a problem. Many Japanese releases run at about $40US a DVD. Human Desire is available as part of the 5-DVD Columbia Tri-Star Film Noir set and is about $144US a set at COLUMBIA TRISTAR FILM NOIR COLLECTION VOL.2: DVD...
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    Film Noir - LIST

    Thank you, Gary! As always, we can count on DVDBeaver for keeping us up to date. Also, if anyone is interested, Autumn Leaves has been recently released in Spain. It may not be a 'true' film noir but's it's on the list.
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    Another great e-tailer closes shop (European): Benson's World

    I am also sorry that BensonsWorld will stop operating. For my UK purchases, I use Find DVD - Compare DVD prices from dozens of UK retailers for price comparison. I make most of my UK DVD purchases through low prices in Electronics, Books, Music, DVDs & more. They deduct VAT...
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    Film Noir - LIST

    I agree - Desert Fury is great and Lizabeth Scott in color needs to be seen to be believed!
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    Will we ever see decent transfers of Hitchcock's British years?

    There was the Alfred Hitchcock - The Early Years, released in Germany by Concorde. The Early Years box set contains the following discs: The Lodger / Downhill, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Sabotage, Secret Agent, Young and Innocent and The Lady Vanishes. It's mentioned here: "The Man Who...
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    Film Noir - LIST

    Thanks Gary! One other recent Spanish release - The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry: Pesadilla - Comprar películas DVDs en DVDgo, Venta tienda online: Estrenos, Ofertas, Novedades, Series TV, As far as I know, this title is not available commercially elsewhere.
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    Film Noir - LIST

    Human Desire has been available from Spain for some time. Cornered has also been released in Italy. DVD - IBS - Missione di morte - Edward Dmytryk (It's a 2-DVD set: black and white and colorized versions). Some interesting Italian film noir releases are The Fallen Sparrow, Las Vegas Story...