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Columbia does it again

Discussion in 'DVD' started by Joe Caps, Dec 3, 2003.

  1. Joe Caps

    Joe Caps Cinematographer

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    Over at DVDplanetit is announced today that Columbia is releasing the 1857 Cinemascope film - Fire Down Below - with Rita Hayworth, Robert Mitchum, and Jack Lemmon - no mention of format. Over at Amazon its listed as full screen!!
     
  2. AlanP

    AlanP Supporting Actor

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    WHAT IS GOING ON WITH COLUMBIA ??
    MAYBE IT IS A MISTAKE ?
     
  3. Joshua Lane

    Joshua Lane Second Unit

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    You can calm down... the back cover of the DVD states the following:

    2.55:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
    Remastered in High Definition
     
  4. Paul_Scott

    Paul_Scott Lead Actor

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    i thought cinemascope came well after 1857?
    i would have guessd 1880 at the earliest.
     
  5. Rob Lutter

    Rob Lutter Producer

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    Man, Jack Lemmon was ancient! [​IMG]
     
  6. David Lambert

    David Lambert Executive Producer

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    Josh is right, this is a widescreen release.

    The same cannot be said for all of their upcoming releases, though! [​IMG]
     
  7. John Kilduff

    John Kilduff Screenwriter

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    Son-of-a-bitch (not you, David, I mean the news I read when I clicked on the exclamation mark).

    Ladies and gentlemen, the news comes here first...

    If I'm inferring David's hyperlink right, then the semi-cult favorite drag comedy "Just One Of The Guys" will be issued by Columbia/TriStar in full-frame.

    Damn...Might as well just stick with the VHS version.

    Sincerely,

    John Kilduff...

    If "Legend Of Billie Jean" is released in pan-and-scan, I'm calling out the hounds.
     
  8. David Lambert

    David Lambert Executive Producer

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    Gee, John...and here I was trying to be subtle.
     
  9. BruceKimmel

    BruceKimmel Stunt Coordinator

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    Well, another incorrect assumption shot down.

    I say again - Bonjour Tristesse and The Horsemen, two absolutely stunning transfers of films that wouldn't have even been released by any other studio. If you want my thoughts on these transfers I started threads here for both of them.

    So, Joe - amazon does make mistakes you know.
     
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  11. Mike Frezon

    Mike Frezon Moderator
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    Click on the exclamation point in Dave's post. The very sentence you copied!
     
  12. James L White

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  13. David Lambert

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    The title I'm referring to is not announced yet. When it is, and you see the back of the box, you will have no doubts.
     
  14. AlanP

    AlanP Supporting Actor

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    HOW ABOUT RELEASING
    "WALK ON THE WILD SIDE"
    with Stanwyck, Jane Fonda, Capucine,
    Anne Baxter, and Laurence Harvey -WIDESCREEN, PLEASE !!!!!!!!
     

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