Absolutely. I have 12 copies on order with my wholesaler for my UK customers,,,, Now we need the WA experts to work on a 4K ultra blu ray release of Dr Zhivago.... David Lean's Bridge on the River Kwai and Lawrence of Arabia have both had 4K releases from Sony.
With Lawrence and Kwai out on 4K utra bluray I would have thought David Lean's Dr Zhivago would be perfect for the 4K treatment on disc especially as a 4Krestoration was carried out a few years ago in collaboration with the BFI and Warner's . Lets see this happen.
Basically Disney are not supporters of physical media anymore and are highly unlikely to start supporting blu ray etc again. They are pushing their Disney Plus streaming service. End of an era for us collectors on Disney titles with one or two exceptions ( Marvel Star Wars etc)
With the wonderful Song of Norway coming in April would Kino be interested in getting the rights to The Great Waltz? Another Cinerama epic from the early 70s. I am not sure who the film rights owners are however....
I HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THEIR LIST OF PURCHASERS , OBVIOUSLY AFTER MANY PURCHASES DISNEY MOVIE CLUB HAVE FOUND ME TO BE BASED IN THE UK. AT LEAST I WAS ABLE TO GET MULTIPLE PURCHASES FROM THEM BEFORE I WAS STRUCK OFF!
THE BFI put on a digital print at theNFT 1 last night for the 50th anniversary. Print was little dull in my opinion and sadly ran for only 155 minutes with no roadshow elements such as no intermission etc.
On another note , I hope Warners occasionally look at these posts...... what about...
I doubt it as Warner's in the UK are not exactly huge supporters of classic DVD/Blu Ray physical releases. It may get an HMV UK exclusive release in the future as they have a tie up arrangement with Warner Home Video.
KL are always transparent and professional in their responses. The real issue in the USA is the total lack of SUFFICIENT replication facilities for blu ray releases , I suppose due to falling demand in general for physical media. This may be 'heresay' but I heard one of the major...