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    The BIg House-Is anyone else having problems with this DVD

    I just received my copy of the revised newly issued triple feature version of The Big House which I purchased from Warner Archives. The quality of the print is vastly improved from the version I purchased 5 years ago. The Big House is one of the great early talkies! Unfortunately, near the end...
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    Universal-Great job on Classic Western Round-Up

    Universal has just released on DVD Classic Western Round-up Volumes 1 and 2. I have had an opportunity to view all the films in each volume. Universal deserves a pat on the back for having done a great job in the presentation of thse films. The transfers appear to be stunning. The picture...
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    Where is second season of Cheyenne?

    Cheyenne was one of the all time great western series. Along with Gunsmoke, it is the series that started the trend towards adult westerns on TV. Warners released season one last year on June 6th. However, as far as I'm aware still no word on if, or when, Season 2 might be released. I notice...
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    Speculation on WB June 2007 western and/or adventure releases

    I just got through reading the transcript of last night's Warners chat. I thought one of the most interesting answers occurred right near the beginning. Ben _ Jennings asked the excellent question: "I'm wondering if you will release a boxed set of early Cinemascope western, adventure and epic...
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    Northwest Passage, and Status of Spencer Tracy box set

    Northwest Passage is one of the absolute best MGM films in the Warners library that has not yet been released on DVD. I had read over a year ago that a Spencer Tracy box set was in the offing for 2006 or shortly thereafter, and I assumed Northwest Passage would likely be included, especially...
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    Beware-Warners Defective Triple feature discs-Randolph Scott

    I just received the 2 Randolph Scott triple feature discs yesterday. Unfortunately the "B" side of each disc was defective. The first Randolph Scott disc features the film Colt .45 on the "A" side and two films, "Tall Man Riding" and "Fort Worth" on the "B" side. When playing the film "Tall Man...
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    Universal: How about Alan Ladd, Ray Milland, Gary Cooper #2 Boxset & Ronald Colman

    Unviversal has over the last year and a half or so developed a passion for releasing their classic films in sets devoted to an indivdual star. We've seen sets for, among others, W.C. Felds, Gary Cooper, Marlon Brando, Bela Lugosi, Carole Lombard, Mae West, Marlene Dietrich, and most recently...
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    Are "The Lost Patrol" and "Informer" also being sold separately?

    It seems to be Warners usual custom when releasing a box set to also sepeartely release for sale the individual films in the box set. The films "The Lost Patrol", and "The Informer" are listed as being included in the upcoming "John Ford Collection" to be released in June. I have been checking...
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    Outstanding Westerns not on DVD

    This is a companion to the recent thread "Outstanding Adventure films of the Golden Age not on DVD". During Hollywood's golden age, it seemed like more than half the films made were westerns. Although quite a number of westerns have been released on DVD, the western film still seems to be...
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    Outstanding Adventure and Historical films from golden age not on DVD

    No other genre of film has been so neglected and underrepresented in the DVD era as adventure and historical movies from Hollywood's golden age. The major studios are, in some cases, now into releasing on DVD the B movie tier of many of the other film genres. However, they continue to neglect...