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Are we ever going to see "High Road to China"

Discussion in 'DVD' started by Jeff Whitford, Mar 5, 2005.

  1. Jeff Whitford

    Jeff Whitford Screenwriter

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    Does Warner bros still have the rights to it? If so I wish we could get this to the top of the release list. In an anamorphic OAR of course.
     
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    WB was only the theatrical distrib. This was produced by CBS' (2nd) short-lived attempt to make theatrical features.

    As such, a DVD release would be through Paramount.
     
  3. Jo_C

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    "High Road To China" was actually produced by China-based Golden Harvest Films, not CBS. Warner Bros. did indeed have theatrical rights, and for a time, home-video as well (don't know if they still have home video rights). The television rights are currently held by ITC/Carlton America. So I seriously doubt Paramount would have home video rights, unless Lions Gate would now have them.
     
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    I must have confused it with another film. Thanks for the correction.
     
  5. Jeff Whitford

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    Still waiting and wanting.
     
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    Just saw this on one of the movie channels (ie-HBO,etc) and would love to see this movie released on dvd. Although, judging by the version I saw on tv. The picture needs a lot of cleanup.
     
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    I wouldn't mind seeing High Road to China paired with another Tom Sellick vehicle and a fine period piece, Lassiter. I haven't seen either film since they were released theatrically. Lassiter I get a kick out of seeing Jane Seymour sprawled out nude across the bed chattering on obliviously while gnawing on a chicken wing -- or was it a drumstick.

    Who controls Lassiter now?
     
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    Looks like the same story as High Road to China--another Golden Harvest title.
     
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    I used to watch both movies a lot when I was a kid, since we had friends in the states recording stuff for us when we lived in Germany, and those were a couple of the films we got, partially because my mother was a big fan of Magnum PI.

    I wouldn't mind seeing both films again.

    Jason
     
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    I went to Golden Harvest's site. And emailed asking about the movie. Haven't heard back.
     
  11. Jeff Whitford

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    Cool, let us know.
     
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    High Road To China is out already in Australia and a couple of other countries but, alas, it's pan/scan and the picture quality is VERY ho-hum!

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/...5-21/ref=nosim

    I'd be so in there for a decent re-master and 16x9 transfer! I love this movie!

    John
     

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