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    Doctor Who DVD-Rs!

    I'm OP? Or am I Opie? "Please don't let 'em shoot my dog, pa?"
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    Doctor Who DVD-Rs!

    I received three BBC America DOCTOR WHO DVDs, and they're actually DVD-Rs! And I had trouble playing one. What's going on? I ordered from Amazon.
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    A Few Words About A few words about... The Marx Brothers Collection

    Very belated reply: That was in an Abbott and Costello movie, not At the Circus.
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    Monty Python's Flying Circus Restored for Blu Ray

    According to their US manager Nancy Lewis, the major hurdle for trying to sell PYTHON in the US before 1974(besides that American TV was as isolationist as Mainland Chinese TV)was that there were no NTSC versions of the programs, and current owner Time-Life couldn't afford to make them. Then the...
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    Monty Python's Flying Circus Restored for Blu Ray

    More things that puzzled me. NTSC versions of FLYING CIRCUS didn't exist before 1974, but PYTHON had been shown in Canada some time before then! Did CBC show earlier NTSC tapes that were subsequently erased? Were they B/W film telerecordings(many BBC programs went to other countries on B/W film...
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    Monty Python's Flying Circus Restored for Blu Ray

    I've seen the raw filmed sequences from the "Dennis Moore" episode-someone uploaded them on to YouTube.
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    Monty Python's Flying Circus Restored for Blu Ray

    I remember I was really annoyed that "Dad's Pooves" was missing. It really looked like some schmuck thought the show was over!
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    Monty Python's Flying Circus Restored for Blu Ray

    I wouldn't mind having a complete HANCOCK'S HALF HOUR(granted it's available in the UK!).
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    The Three Stooges Ultimate Collection, March 27

    And this was even one of the shorts Columbia reissued to theaters in the 70s!
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    MISSING BETTY GRABLE MUSICALS

    Maybe a little off topic, but I remember watching SONG OF THE ISLANDS(1942)on TV a year before Fox's nitrate purge, and it was obviously not a Technicolor print, and it was really watermarked during the early scenes.
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    Warner DVD's not working thread - watch to make sure they still play

    I tried to play my POPEYE 1933-38(?)set from Warner I bought in 2007 and it just said "dirt on disc". But there wasn't any dirt on the disc. Maybe I'll buy another one.
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Hello, Frisco, Hello / Pin-Up Girl / Mother wore Tights - in Blu-ray

    Something else I'm curious about. Did Eastmancolor versions of Fox Technicolor films exist before the '76 nitrate purge?
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Hello, Frisco, Hello / Pin-Up Girl / Mother wore Tights - in Blu-ray

    I remember gong to see Disney's SNOW WHITE in 1975, and I wanted to like it, but the image was so dark, drab, and grainy that I really couldn't. Same thing with 70s prints of GWTW, which were also really muddy and grainy. I did see a 16mm Technicolor print of Western Union, but I was puzzled...
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Hello, Frisco, Hello / Pin-Up Girl / Mother wore Tights - in Blu-ray

    The Technicolor finale of HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD looked very good! I wonder what their source material on that was?
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    A Few Words About A few words about...™ Hello, Frisco, Hello / Pin-Up Girl / Mother wore Tights - in Blu-ray

    I was a rabid fan of THE GANG'S ALL HERE in my teens, and was hoping to see more Fox Technicolor in the 70s. I'd have been bitterly disappointed if I'd known that Fox was in the process of ruining all their Technicolor films at that very time!
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    Monty Python's Flying Circus Restored for Blu Ray

    About the unedited NTSC versions originally seen in the US: would I be right in suspecting that those were from tapes that Time-Life had lying around since 1970, and that's why they had bits that had already been cut in the UK?
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    Monty Python's Flying Circus Restored for Blu Ray

    My understanding was the Pythons got the rights to the shows outside Britain, but for Britain the BBC still holds the rights.
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    Monty Python's Flying Circus Restored for Blu Ray

    The Terry Jones story is misleading. The BBC changed their minds about wiping the episodes, so in the end it wasn't Jones who rescued the programs.