Gettysburg being pulled off shelves??

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  1. Patrick Scott

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    Today at work (Wal-Mart) we were told to pull all Gettysburg titles off the shelves. The note only said there was a dispute between the writers and the studio. Does any one know what this is about????
     
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    Sorry for the typo in the title.[​IMG]
     
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    Really? Interesting, since another film in that (excellent) series is comming out soon, Gods and Generals!
     
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    I better pick it up then [​IMG]
     
  5. Brian Ruth

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    Patrick:

    My guess is they're pulling it out of print temporarily, only to rerelease it once Gods & Generals comes out on DVD.

    I wouldn't worry too much... even IQ-challenged Warner DVD execs can probably see the (monetary) advantages of putting Gettysburg back on the shelf along with G&G when its out. [​IMG]
     
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    Gods and general is a prequel to gettysberg.

    JACOB
     
  7. Shawn C

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    I knew I should have bought it a Best Buy last weekend when I had it in my paws. I hope they keep it on the shelves.
     
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    Well, I was about to ask if I should get the DVD. Looks like I'll get it now.
     
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    Glad I already have a copy on DVD and LD. But too bad they don't release an extended cut of Gettysburg like they did with the laserdisc.
     
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    I almost bought this last weekend in anticipation of seeing "God and Generals" but I became hesitant when I realized this was 4+ hour movie with extras all on one disc. How is the picture quality?

    I agree with the above opinion that this is probably being prepped for a re-release along with "Gods & Generals"
     
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    Eric, it's double-sided.
     
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    I don't know why there would be any dispute, the same people who did GETTYSBURG did GODS AND GENERALS.

    Also heard that GODS will be released in an extended version on DVD. I think the director said it was going to be a 5 hour film on DVD, don't know what it will be thatrically.
     
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    Maybe (wishful thinking) they'll release the extended version of Gettysburg, too.
     
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    Randy A Salas - was it any good (I hope so for your sake - that is a LONG time!)
     
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    Hope they had an intermission. That's beyond bladder limits for most folks.
     
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    This doesn't have anything to do with Ted Turner's well-publicized exit from AOL Time Warner, does it? I wouldn't think so, but you never know.

    I agree the longer Director's Cut of GETTYSBURG should have been put out on DVD. Glad I still have my laserdisc (complete with the "authentic Civil War bullet"!).
     
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