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  1. MielR

    Blu-ray Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Lon Chaney: Before the Thousand Faces -- in Blu-ray

    But mistakes are still being made, and it's only a matter of time before another disaster. The Universal vault fire was only 14 years ago, and not only were master recordings lost (everybody from Billie Holiday to Cheryl Crow), but films and videotapes also. No sprinklers! Safety copies? Stored...
  2. MielR

    Blu-ray Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Lon Chaney: Before the Thousand Faces -- in Blu-ray

    I'm sorry but I have to respectfully disagree. MGM didn't intentionally destroy their silent films to reclaim silver or shelf space like some studios did, but what happened in that 1965 vault fire was no less negligent than the Universal fire in 2008. No safety copies in alternate locations, no...
  3. MielR

    Blu-ray Review A Few Words About A few words about...™ - Lon Chaney: Before the Thousand Faces -- in Blu-ray

    It's why Chaney's "London After Midnight" no longer exists. The studios saw no value in silent films and had no foresight about the future home video market.
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