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  1. David Von Pein

    My Classic Movies Website

    This goes in the "FYI / FWIW" category.... I started a "Classic Movies" website in December 2010. It has grown to include more than 350 of my own personal favorite films (plus another 230+ pages in an Actors & Actresses index). I've put many hundreds of hours into creating these movie pages...
  2. David Von Pein

    "Leave It To Beaver: The Complete Series" -- A Personal Review

    Shout! Factory's Leave It To Beaver: The Complete Series is right up there with all five seasons of The Dick Van Dyke Show. The quality is superb, magnificent, terrific, eyepopping, outstanding, exemplary, stupendous, and just plain swell (and neat). :) Let's have a closer look...
  3. David Von Pein

    "The Mike Douglas Show" (1977) -- A Personal (Retro) Review

    http://Mike-Douglas-Show.blogspot.com Edited by David Von Pein - 7/15/2009 at 06:35 pm GMT
  4. David Von Pein

    "Father Knows Best: Season Three" -- A Mini-Review

    A FEW THOUGHTS ABOUT...... FATHER KNOWS BEST: SEASON THREE [img]http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/ciu/f9/3b/868b810ae7a0d1a0f6922210.L.jpg"> On June 9, 2009, Shout! Factory released the third season of one of the best sitcoms ever to come down South Maple Street in Springfield (or...
  5. David Von Pein

    "12 Angry Men" -- A Personal Review

    A DVP "RETRO REVIEW": 12 ANGRY MEN (1957) -------------------------------------------------------------- [NOTE -- This "retro" review is for the 2001 "Vintage Classics" edition of "12 Angry Men". A newer "50th Anniversary Edition" of the film, which includes a 16x9-enhanced video...
  6. David Von Pein

    "Survival In The Sky" -- A Personal Review

    A DVP "RETRO REVIEW": SURVIVAL IN THE SKY (1996) (4-PART CABLE-TV DOCUMENTARY) 4-Tape VHS boxed set. That now-hard-to-find set is a prized part of my video collection. I was fortunate enough to purchase a new copy from Amazon.com on March 22, 2001, before this excellent mini-series went out...
  7. David Von Pein

    "To Kill A Mockingbird" -- A Personal Review

    A DVP "RETRO REVIEW": TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962) (LEGACY SERIES 2-DISC SPECIAL EDITION) -------------------------------------------------------------- QUICK STATS: NUMBER OF DISCS -- 2 (Single-Sided; Dual-Layered) VIDEO -- Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1) AUDIO -- English DD...
  8. David Von Pein

    "The Miracle Worker" (1962) -- A Personal Review

    A DVP "RETRO REVIEW": THE MIRACLE WORKER (1962)
  9. David Von Pein

    BOOK REVIEW -- "OSWALD'S GAME"

    BOOK REVIEW: "OSWALD'S GAME" AUTHOR: JEAN DAVISON -------------------------------------------------------------- BOOK STATS: Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co. Year Published: 1983. Foreword by Norman Mailer. 343 Pages. 18 Chapters. 13 Pages of Illustrations and Photographs. 29 Pages of Source...
  10. David Von Pein

    "The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series" -- A Personal Review

    http://Dick-Van-Dyke-Show.blogspot.com
  11. David Von Pein

    35 Years Ago Today -- The "Super Outbreak" Of Tornadoes

    35 years ago today was a stormy day never to be forgotten in the midwest United States: Amazon.com: David Von Pein's review of The Wrath of God - Super Outbreak Tornadoe... April 3, 1974 - The Tornado Super Outbreak http://www.hometheaterforum.com/htf/...-3-1974-a.html The Xenia...
  12. David Von Pein

    "The Fugitive: Season 2, Volume 2" -- A Personal Review

    THE FUGITIVE: SEASON TWO, VOLUME TWO -------------------------------------------------------------- QUICK DVD STATS: Number of DVDs -- 4. Number of Episodes -- 15. Video -- 1.33:1 (Full Frame; OAR). Black-and-white. Audio -- Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono (English only). DVD...
  13. David Von Pein

    "The Fugitive: Season 2, Volume 1" -- A Personal Review

    THE FUGITIVE: SEASON TWO, VOLUME ONE (THE "REPLACEMENT DISCS" VERSION) -------------------------------------------------------------- QUICK DVD STATS: Number of DVDs -- 4. Number of Episodes -- 15. Video -- Full Frame OAR (1.33:1). B&W. Audio -- English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono. DVD...
  14. David Von Pein

    HILARIOUS VIDEO FROM "THE ONION" WEBSITE

    If this doesn't make all HTFers laugh out loud (a lot)...then I don't know what will (if you're offended by non-stop cussing, then you'd better skip this one):
  15. David Von Pein

    "THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS WITH THE LIVING STRINGS" (The Best Christmas Music Ever)

    "THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS with The Living Strings": [url=http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/ciu/86/ba/328fe03ae7a0f0bb0dadb110.L.jpg] Many people may very well have fond memories, as I certainly do, of listening to a Christmas album that was arranged and conducted in England by Johnny...
  16. David Von Pein

    "ON TRIAL: LEE HARVEY OSWALD" -- A Personal Review

    ON TRIAL: LEE HARVEY OSWALD Another standout section of "On Trial" comes during the latter portion of the program, when noted conspiracy theorist and House Select Committee on Assassinations [HSCA] member Dr. Cyril H. Wecht takes the witness stand to face off against Vince...
  17. David Von Pein

    The Trials And Tribulations Of An Air-Traffic Controller At JFK International

    I sometimes like to listen to Live Air-Traffic Control from major international airports, and "JFK", the busy aerodrome in New York City, is certainly one of the best for non-stop, bumper-to-bumper runway action. And sometimes things don't always go so smoothly up in the tower...or down on the...
  18. David Von Pein

    For Fans Of Olivia Newton-John

    I was looking at some old videos recently featuring one of the best (and sexiest) singers to ever pick up a microphone--Olivia Newton-John--and thought others who have enjoyed her music might also enjoy this "tribute" type thread highlighting her talents. What's not to love about this...
  19. David Von Pein

    "The Fugitive: Season 1, Volume 2" -- A Personal Review

    THE FUGITIVE: SEASON ONE, VOLUME TWO -------------------------------------------------------------- QUICK DVD STATS: Number of DVDs -- 4 (Single-Sided; Dual-Layered). Total Episodes -- 15 (51+ minutes each). Video -- Full Frame OAR (1.33:1). Audio -- English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono...
  20. David Von Pein

    "Oswald's Ghost" -- A Personal Review

    OSWALD'S GHOST PBS.ORG/OSWALD[/SIZE][/b][/I] JFK Photo Albums & Slideshows ==================================================
  21. David Von Pein

    "The Fugitive: Season 1, Volume 1" -- A Personal Review

    THE FUGITIVE: SEASON ONE, VOLUME ONE -------------------------------------------------------------- QUICK DVD STATS: Number of DVDs -- 4 (Single-Sided; Dual-Layered). Total Episodes -- 15 (Approx. 51 minutes each). Video -- Full Frame OAR (1.33:1). Audio -- English Dolby...
  22. David Von Pein

    "Home Run Derby: Volume 1" -- A Personal Review

    HOME RUN DERBY: VOLUME ONE http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000PMFRRY http://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-re...e=ReviewDetail Back cover: http://images2.dvdempire.com/gen/movies/1323845bh.jpg =============================================== AN UNEXPECTED BASEBALL TREAT RELEASED ON...
  23. David Von Pein

    BOOK REVIEW -- "RECLAIMING HISTORY: THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY"

    BOOK REVIEW: "RECLAIMING HISTORY: THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY" http://www.ReclaimingHistory.blogspot.com Edited by David Von Pein - 7/4/2009 at 07:55 am GMT
  24. David Von Pein

    "The Fugitive" (1963): Season 1; Volume 1 Rumored To Be In The Works!

    From TVShowsOnDVD...... "The Fugitive has been rumored to be on-the-way to DVD from Paramount/CBS on and off for quite some time. ... But now we have a DVD release title for the very first time: 'The Fugitive - The 1st Season, Volume 1'! And the nature of it indicates that the studio has a...
  25. David Von Pein

    "The Cincinnati Reds 1975 World Series Collector's Edition" -- A Personal Review

    THE CINCINNATI REDS 1975 WORLD SERIES COLLECTOR'S EDITION --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SOME RIGHT-OFF-THE-BAT DVD STATS: Number of DVDs -- 7 (Single-Sided). Video -- Full Frame 1.33:1. (A few of the bonus interviews are...
  26. David Von Pein

    "Leave It To Beaver: Season 2" -- A Personal Review

    LEAVE IT TO BEAVER: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON -------------------------------------------------------------- AT-A-GLANCE DVD STATS: Number of Episodes -- 39. Number of DVDs -- 3 (Dual-Sided; Dual-Layered; DVD-18). Video Aspect Ratio -- Full Frame OAR (1.33:1). Audio -- Dolby Digital 2.0...
  27. David Von Pein

    "Andy Griffith Season 4" Replacement Discs Reportedly Available

    The fourth-season DVD set of "The Andy Griffith Show" (released on November 22, 2005) contains four full episodes, plus the epilogue of one other, that lack the laugh track on the DVD soundtrack. These laugh-track omissions were obviously just a plain-&-simple goof-up on Paramount's part...
  28. David Von Pein

    Shame on Warner for releasing The American President again in non-anamorphic

    Three-Year Resurrection.............. Via Digital Bits, a nice-to-hear announcement re. this fine flick: :) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- "And here's a bit of good news...the studio {WB} is finally releasing a decent DVD version of Rob Reiner's...
  29. David Von Pein

    The Mary Tyler Moore Show: The Complete Third Season -- A Personal Review

    THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON ----------------------------------------------------------------- ***** FIVE STARS OUT OF FIVE ***** ----------------------------------------------------------------- The sensational and laugh-filled third season of "The...
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