I don't like the packaging of many DVD sets so what I usually do is putting each disc in a thin jewel CD case and I'm doing a cover (front and back) for each jewel CD case (for those interested to see how it looks, send me a message and I'll send you a picture of it)
I think we can change the title to: The b&w era of TV on DVD is really dead.
Fortunately we can see many episodes of vintage TV series on YouTube (far from being good quality recording but...), adventures series like: Adventures in Paradise, Hong Kong, San Francisco Beat, I Led 3 Lives, The Man...
I don't want to sound negative but the way any 4 Warner Detective TV series were treated (look at the numerous requests for these 4 TV shows on Warner Archive Facebook page) I don't think we'll ever see these on DVD
I'm looking for a Crystal Ball that will predict a wake-up call for Warner Archives and they'll finally start releasing their 4 TV detectives series (77 Sunset Strip, Hawaiian Eye, Surfside 6 and Bourbon Street Beat).
Since I've not watched any actual TV shows for the last 10 years, I've been collecting TV shows on DVD from the 50's through the early 80's and I'd say that about 60% of my collection is TV shows I've never heard of before so for me it's a mix of nostalgia and good taste.
" 19) Longstreet - James Franciscus " - It's supposed to be released by VEI later
As for me, I'd like to finally see:
- Burke's Law (season 2) and Amos Burke Secret Agent (kinda season 3)
- 77 Sunset Strip
- Hawaiian Eye
- Bourbon Street Beat
- Surfside 6
- The Green Hornet
- Richard Diamond
I guess if we're expecting "high-def transfers" the price will be a LOT higher than what VEI is asking (just look at the price CBS were asking for their half seasons sets). After all, if you pay $15000 for a car don't expect to have a Cadillac, you'll have a Cruze for that price.
My POV on this is simple: If an independant company is willing to release a complete season or better yet a complete set of a TV show on DVD that, let's say, CBS, Warner, Universal or Fox (!) won't released for any reason, I'm glad that, at least, it can be available.
Just think of all the TMG...
By the look at the DVD cover's design (really awful) and the mention "Quality: 8.5 of 10; This series is decades old and never to be released in HD quality" as well as looking at their other releases, I can safely say that it's bootleg (pirate release)