Oliver (1968)

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  1. DP 70

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    Amazon DE have a pre order date of 13th June for this.
     
  2. Ronald Epstein

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    Looks like a domestic release is forthcoming. There is a placeholder
    on Amazon U.S. Great news!
     
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    I'll say. Can't wait to see Oliver! in high definition.
     
  4. David Weicker

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    unfortunately, an Amazon 'placeholder' doesn't mean anything in regards to an actual release.

    While a release may be coming, some 'placeholders' have been on their systems for years

    David
     
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    We're very happy to say this is scheduled on TT for later this year. One of our all-time favorites!
     
  6. Ronald Epstein

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    WOW!

    That is great news. Thanks for leaking that here.
     
  7. bgart13

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    I have to admit that seeing higher profile titles like OLIVER! and PHILADELPHIA, not to mention AS GOOD AS IT GETS, is still a surprise to me.
     
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    Thank you, TT!
     
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    Wow Best Picture winner limited to 3000 copies. Well at least it will be available.
     
  10. Mark-P

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    Oliver! on Blu-ray is a must-have for me. Looks like I'll be forking over $40+ for this one.
     
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    Great news. Look forward to this title.

    However, with the German blu-ray announcement, is it possible that Germany's blu-ray might affect TT's sale of the item? I think this might be the first instance of European competition prior to the TT edition's release.
     
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    my only fear is that it will sale out too quickly, christine sold out in the time i left for work and was over before i got home
     
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    Only if the German release is region-free. I'll admit, if it's region-free and I can save a few bucks ordering from Amazon.de, I'll do it.
     
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    Mercy you will have more of my hard earned money
     
  15. David Weicker

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    With TT getting this Best Picture winner (with all their 'limited edition' nonsense), Sony now gets my vote for Worst Studio of 2013.
     
  16. lukejosephchung

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    If their marketing data indicates that this title is commercially viable only as a 3,000-copy limited edition BD, how is THAT Sony's fault??? They have to deal with the reality of current retail conditions in the US...
     
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    Well The Rains Of Rachipur was released at the same in Germany & on TT. I'm in the UK, so bought from Germany, MUCH cheaper (& I'm hoping that Germany get around to the Flint movies). I agree with David Weicker, if Oliver! is seen as a small selling cult film in the US, then it looks like the game's up for old movies on Blu-ray!
     
  18. dana martin

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    does this mean that the possibility exist that we may be seeing A Man For All Seasons from TT as well?
     
  19. Billy Batson

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    I suppose it depends on if Sony has done an HD master. The sixties Columbia film I'd like TT to release is Lord Jim, as the DVD looks so poor, & I'd like to see it looking really good (as it should) & I love those big sixties roadshow movies (if it was indeed a roadshow film).
     
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    Thats what I'll be looking at too.
     

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