Gene Wilder/Richard Pryor: The Silver Streak (August 6th)

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  1. bronson

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    Anchor Bay is going to release "The Silver Streak" at the beginning of August.
     
  2. Ronald Epstein

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    This is very good news. I will probably purchase this.

    Don't see an Amazon preorder yet.
     
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    Yep, a sure buy for me. Surprised it took this long to release.
     
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    Great film. Patrick McGoohan is at his villainous best as Roger Devereau. I'm always surprised by the relatively high body-count and violence of the film's last 20 mins!
     
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    I'll definitely be picking this one up.
     
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    As I'm a jerk, I must point out that it's just "Silver Streak". Possible to correct the thread title?The first and best Wilder/Pryor film from the chamelionlike hands of Arthur Hiller and the criminally unsung Colin Higgins.
     
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    I could hear him discuss "plots and scenarios" for hours ;)
     
  8. Ronald Epstein

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    Now Available For Preorder

    Thank you for supporting HTF when you preorder using the link below. If you are using an adblocker you will not see link.
     
  9. Will*B

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    Absolutely! I can hear it now... :)

    Of course, this was back in the good old days when actors over the age of 30 could be cast as villains!

    Looking forward to finally seeing this in HD.
     
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    Ordered via link. This is a great movie.
     
  11. lukejosephchung

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    Great that this is finally coming...now where is "Stir Crazy", Sony/Columbia??? :D
     
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    Luke, Stir Crazy has been on blu for sometime..... You can get it for under $10.
     
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    Not seen this one or Stir Crazy in over 20 years but will happily pick this up. Not a Bluray, but Shout is releasing what appears to be an epic CD/DVD boxset of Richard Pryor stand up this month. Fans might be interested. (Ron, please update my link to the HTF one. :) )
     
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    Russell, very kind of you. Thanks.
     

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