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  1. JohnHopper

    Favorite TV Leads?

    _____________________________________ Amongst the television leads from the past, which ones do you like the most and why? Single Lead: Duo: Trio: Team:
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    Blu-Ray Wish List for Vintage Television

    What is your Blu-Ray wish list for vintage television?
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    Robert Walker, Jr. has passed at 79

    https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/star-trek-actor-robert-walker-jr-dies-79-1203427571/ Son of Golden Age actor Robert Walker, Robert Jr. has a similar career as Peter Fonda. I remembered him in Star Trek ("Charlie X") and The Invaders ("Panic") but also in The Big Valley ("My Son, My Son"), The...
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    What’s Your Favorite Show with actor Robert Conrad?

    Amongst the Silver Age shows (1960’s/1970’s) with actor Robert Conrad, what is your favorite one and why? Hawaiian Eye (1959-1963) as Private Eye Tom Lopaka The Wild Wild West (1965-1969) as Federal Agent James T. West The D.A. (1971-1972) as Deputy D.A. Paul Ryan Assignment: Vienna...
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    TV Shows needing a decent Re-Release?

    Kevin Collins submitted a new blog post TV Shows needing a decent Re-Release? Continue reading the Original Blog Post.
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    Orson Welles Great Mysteries: Volume 1 (UK - DVD) Available for Preorder

    To all, The UK DVD edition of Orson Welles Great Mysteries (1973) volume 1 is now on pre-order at Network. The legendary Orson Welles hosts thirteen mysterious tales from this much sought-after anthology series. Showcasing a haunting theme by John Barry, these macabre – often supernatural –...
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    Wanted: GUNSMOKE (CBS/1955-1975)

    Kevin Collins submitted a new blog post Wanted: GUNSMOKE (CBS/1955-1975) Continue reading the Original Blog Post.
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    Vintage Television Typeface Corner

    Among your favorite television shows of the past, do you know which typeface they used for the main titles and the titles credits? As an example, Universal Television used to set the late Sixties and Early Seventies shows with Folio (Folio Bold Extented and Folio Light Italic): The Name of the...
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    Vintage Television Soundtrack Corner

    La La Land Records will release on November 27, 2018, a 4-CD set of Land of the Giants. Find the official announcement: https://lalalandrecords.com LAND OF THE GIANTS - 50th ANNIVERSARY SOUNDTRACK COLLECTION: LIMITED EDITION (4-CD SET) LLLCD 1486 Music by John Williams, Alexander Courage...
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    What’s The Last TV DVD/Blu-ray You Pre-Ordered?

    I recently pre-ordered two titles from Kino Lorber: The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre (BD) The Outer Limits (season 2) (BD)
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    What are Your Favorite Vintage Western Series?

    Amongst the 1950’s and 1960’s western series what are your favorite ones and why?
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    The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre (BD/DVD) Available for Preorder

    The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre is on pre-order at Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Sierra-Cobre-Blu-ray/dp/B07GGTPHZ5/ Blu-ray ($29.95) DVD ($19.95) Editorial Reviews BRAND NEW RESTORATION IN 2K! Legendary writer and producer Joseph Stefano (Psycho and TV’s The Outer Limits) and star Martin...
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    RIP Tim O'Connor (1927-2018)

    • He was on countless telefilms and television series throughout the 1960's and 1970's as the dry character actor. • He was the guest actor on many Quinn Martin series: see 12 O'Clock High, The Fugitive, The FBI, Dan August, Cannon, Banyon, The Streets of San Francisco, Barnaby Jones, The...
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    What’s Your Favorite TV Series with actor Roy Thinnes?

    Among the television shows starring actor Roy Thinnes, find: The Long, Hot Summer (1965-1966) as Ben Quick The Invaders (1967-1968) as architect David Vincent The Psychiatrist (1970-1971) as psychiatrist Dr. James Whitman Which one you pick as your favorite one and why?
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    What Vintage War Series Left to be Released on DVD?

    Amongst the remaining 'vintage' war series that are left to be released on DVD, which ones do you really wish to get? Find my selection: Twelve O’Clock High Blue Light Garrison’s Gorillas
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    What’s Your Favorite TV Series with actor James Franciscus?

    Among the television shows starring actor James Franciscus, find: Naked City (1958) as detective James 'Jimmy' Halloran The Investigators (1961) as investigator Russ Andrews Mr. Novak (1963) as English teacher John Novak Longstreet (1971) as insurance investigator Mike Longstreet Doc Elliot...
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    Rare Vintage Shows not on DVD

    Find a short list of rare vintage shows not yet on DVD because of many legal reasons. Please share with me yours. SIXTIES Way Out (1961) The New Breed (1961) The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962) Twelve O'Clock High (1964) T.H.E. Cat (1966) Blue Light (1966) Garrison's Gorillas (1967) The Outsider...
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    Vintage TV Series You Want To See The BD Treatment?

    What vintage series would you like to see remastered in HD for a blu-ray release? MY CANDIDATES FOR A BLU-RAY RELEASE Danger Man (50 minutes series) Rawhide (especially season 4) The Outer Limits (1963-1965) The Wild Wild West
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    Lawman (WB/1958-1962)

    Hello, I’m interesting in the western series Lawman starring John Russell and Peter Brown but I don’t know the series at all. Are there any people that can give me the highlights and the production values of the series? What is the best season? What are the best episodes? How is the...
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    The Avengers: Season 6 (UK - Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    To all, The UK Blu-ray edition of The Avengers season 6 is now on pre-order at Amazon UK. It is presented with nine discs: a good sign of quality. Release date: October 5, 2015. http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B013JZW7WQ Season 6 was the first season with actress Linda Thorson as Tara King and...
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    The Avengers: Season 5 (UK - Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    To all, The UK Blu-ray edition of The Avengers season 5 is now on pre-order at Amazon UK. It is presented with seven discs: a good sign of quality. Release date: June 22, 2015. http://www.amazon.co.uk Season 5 was the last season with actress Diana Rigg as Emma Peel and the first one in full...
  22. JohnHopper

    The Dakotas on DVD

    On March 24, 2015, Warner Bros will release the single season of the monochrome western series The Dakotas (1963), starring Larry Ward, Jack Elam, Chad Everett, Mike Greene. Any thoughts on the series itself? Thanks.
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    The Avengers: Season 4 (Blu-ray) Available for Preorder

    To all, The UK Blu-ray edition of The Avengers season 4 is now on pre-order at Amazon UK. It is presented with seven discs: a good sign of quality. Release date: February 23, 2015. http://www.amazon.co.uk Witness the Blu-ray cover: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81cimtqQ2kL._SL1500_.jpg...
  24. JohnHopper

    'WAY OUT (CBS/1961)

    Hello, I'd like to start a thread about a short-lived monochrome horror anthology shot on video in 1961 entitled 'Way Out, hosted by writer Roald Dahl. It was broadcast by CBS in New York. There were twenty episodes. Episode 1: William and Mary, 31 March 1961 (written by Roald Dahl) Episode 2...
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    HARRY IN YOUR POCKET (1973/MGM) by Bruce Geller: a DVD is needed!

    I'd like to start a discussion about the rare pickpocket movie entitled "Harry in your Pocket" (1973) directed by Bruce Geller, the creator of the original "Mission: Impossible". The story makes reference to the theme of pickpocket (see Robert Bresson's philosophical "Pickpocket") but treated...
  26. JohnHopper

    BUSTING (1973) by Peter Hyams: any DVD news?

    I'd like to start a discussion about the under-rated Neo-Noir "Busting" (1973) also described as an action buddy cop film. It's the first feature film of director Peter Hyams and it's from his own script. The story is about the two vice squad cops trying vainly to nail big shot mafioso...
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