LD: House of Wax-rotted

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  1. bob kaplan

    bob kaplan Supporting Actor

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    Warner Brothers: This wonderful LaserDisc title has rotted. Might this title be released on DVD so that i might again watch it?...
     
  2. GregK

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    Did your laserdisc have the original stereo soundtrack?
    Warners quietly included it on their later VHS hi-fi and
    AMC broadcast around 1999. Hmmm.. Hey WB, the audio would
    once again work great the original 3-D photography. [​IMG]
     
  3. Peter M Fitzgerald

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    Side 2 of my HOUSE OF WAX LD has rotted also. Please, Warner, mend your ways and make this available on DVD, preferably with the stereo soundtrack, audio commentary and/or video interviews with still-living HOUSE OF WAX director Andre De Toth, and co-star Phyllis Kirk, well as the lone WB cartoon that was originally shot in 3-D, Chuck Jones' LUMBERJACK RABBIT (starring Bugs Bunny), included as extras. Including bonus trailers for Hitchcock's 3-D DIAL M FOR MURDER (1953), CRIME WAVE (1954, also directed by De Toth and co-starring Phyllis Kirk), THEM (1954) and THE BEAST FROM TWENTY THOUSAND FATHOMS (1953), all WB films which deserve DVD release, would be a nice touch.
    [Edited last by Peter M Fitzgerald on August 20, 2001 at 09:25 PM]
     
  4. Chuck L

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    Cannot begin to tell you how happy I would be if this film was to see the light of day soon on DVD... [​IMG]
     
  5. Jay E

    Jay E Cinematographer

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    My laser of this film rotted away 5 years ago, and I was unable to get a replacement copy from Pioneer. I would love to see this film on DVD along with at all the many, many, many other Horror films Warner has locked up in their dungeon.
     
  6. GregK

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    Warner Brothers actually released this gem in field-
    sequential 3-D via the the now extinct VHD videodisc
    format in Japan. VHD was inferior to the Pioneer LD
    format, and there were subtitles, but the field-sequential
    3-D itself was *sweet*!
    WB needs to go 'back to the future' and re-release
    this classic 3-D film in field-sequential 3-D ..along
    with the restored stereo/surround mix. (If memory
    serves me right, this was also WB's first film with
    stereo and rear surround audio.)
     
  7. Gunnar Syren

    Gunnar Syren Stunt Coordinator

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    Oh yes please!
    House of Wax scared the sh*t out of me when I watched it here in Stockholm in the early sixties. I would so love to have it on DVD! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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