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If you hate lists, please move on rather than simply criticizing this one. Thanks.

Now that Kino has told us there are 100 films in their new Universal deal, I have pulled that studio's titles from my wist list and am replicating it below. Obviously, those in the spirit of this kind of post are encouraged to add to it. There are several pre-1949 Paramount titles which I assume Universal now owns. List does not include silent films.

Abbott and Costello: HOLD THAT GHOST; TIME OF THEIR LIVES; MEET DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE; BUCK PRIVATES COME HOME; MEET THE KILLER; RIDE 'EM COWBOY

W.C. Fields: THE BANK DICK; NEVER GIVE A SUCKER AN EVEN BREAK; IT'S A GIFT...basically, all the Paramounts, perhaps as a box set?

All unreleased (domestically on Blu-ray) Paramount Preston Sturges films.

AFFLICTION
ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES
ANNE OF THE THOUSAND DAYS
ARABESQUE

BEAU GESTE
BEND OF THE RIVER (with Technicolor registration issues corrected)
BIG CLOCK, THE
BIX FIX, THE

BLUE COLLAR
BRAVE ONE, THE
CAPTAIN NEWMAN, M.D.
CAT AND THE CANARY (Bob Hope, Paramount)
CAT CREEPS, THE (1930)
CHALK GARDEN, THE
COUNSELLOR [sic] AT LAW
CRISS CROSS
CROOKLYN
DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
DR. CYCLOPS
FAR COUNTRY, THE
FIVE GRAVES TO CAIRO
FLOWER DRUM SONG
GHOST BREAKERS, THE
GLASS WEB, THE (3D)
GOING MY WAY
GREAT NORTHFIELD MINNESOTA RAID, THE
GREAT WALDO PEPPER, THE
HEIRESS, THE
ICEMAN
INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN, THE
IPCRESS FILE, THE
ISADORA (aka THE LIVES OF ISODORA)
LAND UNKNOWN, THE
MAN OF A THOUSAND FACES
MAN ON THE MOON
MAN WITHOUT A STAR, THE
MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS
MILAGRO BEANFIELD WAR, THE
MIRAGE
MONOLITH MONSTERS, THE
MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (1932)
NIGHT PASSAGE
ONE HUNDRED MEN AND A GIRL
PARADISE ALLEY
PRIMARY COLORS
RAVEN, THE (1935)
RESURRECTION (1980)
ROAD TO MOROCCO, THE
ROAD TO ZANZIBAR, THE

SHENANDOAH
SHOWBOAT (1936)
SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE
SLAUGHTER ON TENTH AVENUE
SUSPECT, THE (1944)
SWASHBUCKLER
SWEET CHARITY
TARANTULA

TAZA, SON OF COCHISE (3D)
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS
THIS GUN FOR HIRE
THIS ISLAND EARTH

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
THREE SMART GIRLS
UGLY AMERICAN, THE
UNDERTOW
WAKE ISLAND
WAR LORD, THE
WEB, THE
WINCHESTER '73
WINGS OF THE HAWK (3D)
 
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Also to be mentioned, Kino has already confirmed that they did NOT get any Abbott and Costello movies. Also, as the previous poster mentioned, Warner owns the 1936 Showboat, so it would not be included in this deal (and it's also rumored as a potential release from Criterion, since WAC has released the movie on DVD a few years back, which is now OOP, which, with WAC, only happens for movies that are either given new transfers, or that they lose the rights to, or that are licensed out to somebody else).
 
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As far as my own wish list is concerned, I'm hoping specifically for Blue Skies (1946) and The Major and The Minor. After that, it's mainly any movies featuring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, or maybe some George Burns and Gracie Allen (heck, I'm hoping that some of the unreleased movies for any of them, particularly the 1936 Anything Goes, are included in the deal).
 

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Great list...add to that the winner of 2 Academy Awards... Best Supporting Actress and Best Screenplay....MELVIN AND HOWARD.
 
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Great list and almost every title would be a buy for me. Except Warner owns Show Boat (1936) due that MGM purchased it from Universal when they decided to make their version.
Yes, thanks.
 
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It will be interesting to see what Kino will release. Whatever is not on Kino's list looks to be with Shout Factory. Aside from the MOD titles lately, it looks like Universal is looking to ease out of catalog title releases like the rest of the studios.
 
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Nice list. Unfortunately, THE CAT CREEPS (1930) is lost.

There are any number of things I'd hope for; most, I suppose, were produced by Paramount (1930s titles). In addition to the Fields and Mae West films, I'd like more Lubitsch, DeMille, etc. I'm hoping that DESIRE is on the list; seems like a good possibility for that one.

There are some obscure Universal goodies such as THE ROAD BACK and NIGHT LIFE OF THE GODS that I'd love to latch onto.
 

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Here are a few of the films I'd like to see Kino (or someone) release on Bluray.

The Smiling Lieutenant
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Love Me Tonight
Trouble in Paradise
Three Smart Girls
100 Men and a Girl
The Cat and the Canary
The Ghost Breakers
Road to Singapore
Road to Morocco
Road to Zanzibar
Road to Utopia
Destry Rides Again
Midnight
Shepherd of the Hills
The Major and the Minor
My Favorite Blonde
Going My Way
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
Murder, He Says
The Big Clock
Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Sorry, Wrong Number

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Nice list. Unfortunately, THE CAT CREEPS (1930) is lost.

There are any number of things I'd hope for; most, I suppose, were produced by Paramount (1930s titles). In addition to the Fields and Mae West films, I'd like more Lubitsch, DeMille, etc. I'm hoping that DESIRE is on the list; seems like a good possibility for that one.

There are some obscure Universal goodies such as THE ROAD BACK and NIGHT LIFE OF THE GODS that I'd love to latch onto.
Universal lost the rights to those last two titles, so deals would have to be made elsewhere (though presumably they still have the elements).

Mike S.
 
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While others are wishing for the usual suspects, movies that have already been released on DVD or blu ray (either here or Region 2), I'm hoping for titles that have never seen the light of day and making their debut on any disc format (excluding bootlegs of course):

Bedtime Story (1964) Marlon Brando, Shirley Jones
Bright Victory (1952) Arthur Kennedy, Julie Adams.
Bus Riley's Back In Town (1965) Ann-Margret, Michael Parks
Congo Crossing
(1956) Virginia Mayo, Peter Lorre
Curucu Beast Of The Amazon (1956) Beverly Garland, John Bromfield
Desert Legion (1953)
Alan Ladd, Arlene Dahl
Don't Just Stand There (1968) Robert Wagner, Glynis Johns
Everything But The Truth (1956) Maureen O'Hara, John Forsythe
Four Girls In Town
(1957) George Nader, Elsa Martinelli
Foxfire (1955) Jane Russell, Jeff Chandler
Hell With Heroes (1968) Rod Taylor, Claudia Cardinale
I'd Rather Be Rich (1964) Sandra Dee, Maurice Chevalier
It Happens Every Thursday (1953)
Loretta Young, John Forsythe
Kelly And Me (1957) Van Johnson, Piper Laurie
Kiss Of Fire
(1955) Jack Palance, Barbara Rush
Man Could Get Killed (1966) James Garner, Melina Mercouri
Moment To Moment (1966) Jean Seberg, Honor Blackman
Nelson Affair (1973)
Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch
Public Eye (1972)
Mia Farrow, Topol.
Raw Wind In Eden (1958) Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler
Red Sky At Morning (1970)
Richard Crenna, Claire Bloom
Second Greatest Sex (1955) Jeanne Crain, George Nader
Shrike (1955) June Allyson, Jose Ferrer
Slaughter On Tenth Avenue
(1957) Richard Egan, Jan Sterling
So This Is Paris (1955) Tony Curtis, Gloria DeHaven
Stranger In My Arms (1958) June Allyson, Sandra Dee
Take Me To Town (1953) Ann Sheridan, Sterling Hayden
Tattered Dress (1957) Jeff Chandler, Jeanne Crain
Three Into Two Won't Go (1969) Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom
Toy Tiger
(1956) Jeff Chandler, Laraine Day
Twilight Of The Gods (1958) Rock Hudson, Cyd Charisse
Voice In The Mirror
(1958) Walter Matthau, Julie London
What's So Bad About Feeling Good (1968) George Peppard, Mary Tyler Moore
 
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While others are wishing for the usual suspects, movies that have already been released on DVD or blu ray (either here or Region 2), I'm hoping for titles that have never seen the light of day and making their debut on any disc format (excluding bootlegs of course):

Bedtime Story (1964) Marlon Brando, Shirley Jones
Bright Victory (1952) Arthur Kennedy, Julie Adams.
Bus Riley's Back In Town (1965) Ann-Margret, Michael Parks
Congo Crossing
(1956) Virginia Mayo, Peter Lorre
Curucu Beast Of The Amazon (1956) Beverly Garland, John Bromfield
Desert Legion (1953)
Alan Ladd, Arlene Dahl
Don't Just Stand There (1968) Robert Wagner, Glynis Johns
Everything But The Truth (1956) Maureen O'Hara, John Forsythe
Four Girls In Town
(1957) George Nader, Elsa Martinelli
Hell With Heroes (1968) Rod Taylor, Claudia Cardinale
I'd Rather Be Rich (1964) Sandra Dee, Maurice Chevalier
It Happens Every Thursday (1953)
Loretta Young, John Forsythe
Kelly And Me (1957) Van Johnson, Piper Laurie
Kiss Of Fire
(1955) Jack Palance, Barbara Rush
Man Could Get Killed (1966) James Garner, Melina Mercouri
Moment To Moment (1966) Jean Seberg, Honor Blackman
Nelson Affair (1973)
Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch
Public Eye (1972)
Mia Farrow, Topol.
Raw Wind In Eden (1958) Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler
Red Sky At Morning (1970)
Richard Crenna, Claire Bloom
Second Greatest Sex (1955) Jeanne Crain, George Nader
Shrike (1955) June Allyson, Jose Ferrer
Slaughter On Tenth Avenue
(1957) Richard Egan, Jan Sterling
Stranger In My Arms (1958) June Allyson, Sandra Dee
Take Me To Town (1953) Ann Sheridan, Sterling Hayden
Tattered Dress (1957) Jeff Chandler, Jeanne Crain
Three Into Two Won't Go (1969) Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom
Toy Tiger
(1956) Jeff Chandler, Laraine Day
Twilight Of The Gods (1958) Rock Hudson, Cyd Charisse
Voice In The Mirror
(1958) Walter Matthau, Julie London
What's So Bad About Feeling Good (1968) George Peppard, Mary Tyler Moore
Yeah...I enjoyed SLAUGHTER ON TENTH AVENUE (and love the Richard Rodger's score) and would agree this would be a welcome Blu-ray. And anything with Rod Taylor or Barbara Rush would at least be worth a rent for me.
 
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Man on the Moon
Melvin and Howard
The Smiling Lieutenant
(It's with Criterion)
One Hour With You (It's with Criterion)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Only if it's the Fredrich March Version)
Three Smart Girls (They didn't get any Deanna Durbin Films)
100 Men and a Girl (They didn't get any Deanna Durbin Films)
Road to Singapore
Road to Morocco
Road to Zanzibar
Road to Utopia
Going My Way
Wake Island
Anne of the Thousand Days
Ruggles of Red Gap
The Love Parade
(It's with Criterion)
 
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ALI BABA AND THE 40 THIEVES w/Maria Montez & Jon Hall paired with SWORD OF ALI BABA W/Peter Mann & Jocelyn Lane (Virtually the same movie...fascinating look at a remake made up from tons of stock footage of the original)
BLACK BART w/Dan Duryea & Yvonne DeCarlo paired with 1967's RIDE TO HANGMAN'S TREE w/Jack Lord & Melodie Johnson (another exercise in stock footage usage)
DID YOU HEAR THE ONE ABOUT THE TRAVELING SALESLADY? w/Phyllis Diller, Bob Denver & Joe Flynn
P.J. w/George Peppard & Raymond Burr
WHAT'S SO BAD ABOUT FEELING GOOD? w/Mary Tyler Moore & George Peppard
TEXAS ACROSS THE RIVER w/Dean Martin & Alain Delon
THE HELL WITH HEROES w/Rod Taylor & Claudia Cardinale

Can you tell I saw a lot of Universal films at the drive-in in the '60s?
 
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A film I saw years ago, and I don't think was ever realeased on any video format, and that's "The Great Man", directed by and starring Jose Ferrer. Made in 1957, it's a great companion to two other films from that year which exposed the reality behind media figures, "A Face in the Crowd" and "The Sweet Smell of Success"
 

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Bedtime Story is great, I remember enjoying it at the cinema & I saw it the other month on YouTube, so Brando could do comedy! It's odd how this film has disappeared (how many people know that Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a remake?). Anyway, I'm interested in all those old Paramount films, all those Bob Hope comedies, all those DeMille films.
 

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I’m happy to see any of the films released in the deal. But if I had to pick a top ten:

All Night Long
Anne of the Thousand Days
Flower Drum Song
Gambit
Madame Sousatzka
Mary Queen of Scots
Midnight Lace
Raggedy Man
Sweet Charity
Thoroughly Modern Millie
 

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