Go Tell the Spartans & Four Friends

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  1. Jon Hertzberg

    Jon Hertzberg Screenwriter

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    What's the good word on these two new catalog releases, both coincidentally, co-starring one Craig Wasson? And, whatever did happen to Mr. Wasson, who was quite good in these films as well as several others of the early 80s?
     
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    Go Tell the Spartans is 4:3
     
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    GO TELL THE SPARTANS is one of the best movies about Vieytnam, Burt Lancaster is terrific in it.

    FOUR FRIENDS is flawed but still great performances by Craig Wasson and especially Jodi Thelen.
     
  4. Jon Hertzberg

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    is quite disheartening. I had thought this was a WHV release, but I now see that it's been handled by HBO Video, merely an arm of Warner...very bad news and a waste of a release. It's an insult to a fine film that deserves to be seen by more people, but not in a form that's just a hair above VHS quality.

    I can't believe Four Friends could be treated worse. [​IMG]
     
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    I finally got FOUR FRIENDS delivered from amazon.com and watched it the other day. Video quality is certainly above average - nice widescreen anamorphic transfer. The sound is an adequate 2.0 mono presentation, and the only real extra is the theatrical trailer.

    All in all a satisfactory release for a relatively unknown, but well-done film.

    Harry
     
  6. Jon Hertzberg

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    Hi Harry,

    Thanks very much for the update on Four Friends. [​IMG]
    Glad to hear it shows up on DVD in good shape.
     

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