Scarface in Briefcase Package

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  1. ChuckSolo

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    My buddy received the movie "Scarface" 20th Anniversary DVD in a gift box that resembles a crocodile skinned briefcase from his brother for Christmas. I believe that his brother paid almost $40.00 for this set. Yesterday I bought a 2 DVD set from Kmart that contained the same 20th Anniversary "Scarface" DVD and "The Fast and The Furious" for $19.99. BTW - The DVD in the briefcase package was full screen. The one I purchased yesterday was in anamorphic widescreen!! Anyone else fall for this obviously exploitive marketing ploy?
     
  2. Chazz_S

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    Yes, that's the collector's set.

    I don't know how he ended up with a fullscreen version. I have the set and mine is widescreen. If you hadn't noticed the set also contains two movies- the Pacino Scarface and the original Scarface (which is a lot more worthwhile than Fast and the Furious *IMO*)
     
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    ChuckSolo...

    There are two feature films in the case. The original Scarface is fullscreen, but the Al Pacino version should be anamorphic. I wasn't aware of any of the box sets having a fullscreen-version of the remake, but I could be wrong.

    Nick
     
  4. ChuckSolo

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    Actually, I didn't notice the Paul Muni version in his set, although he may have taken it out.
     
  5. Paul Arnette

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    Can someone who has this set tell me if the DVDs included in this set were sealed and whether or not they had a black circle or punch-out over the UPC code?

    Many thanks in advance.
     
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    They were sealed, as far as I can remember. I don't recall a punched out UPC, but I can check later tonight, if nobody else answer.
     
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    Thanks a lot, I appreciate it.
     
  8. Paul Arnette

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    I'll go ahead and answer my own question, if anyone else cares to know, since I decided to take advantage of FYE's $19.99 w/rebate Scarface box set deal.

    Both films are indeed sealed, and each has a UPC code, which is not marked in such a way as to indicate it was part of a box set, such as a punch-out or black circle.
     

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