Warner Archive Discussion Thread (The Announcements/The Films)

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I'm definitely a little late in developing interest, but, if it isn't too much trouble, could somebody please list all the collections of shorts that WAC has released (and which ones are pressed, for that matter)?
 

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I can only confirm 2 of being PRESSED on the first pressing. After the first pressing, they will probably release it on DVD-R. Here is the list of all sets -

Believe It or Not: The Complete Vitaphone Shorts Collection (1930-1932)
Bobby Jones: The Complete Warner Bros. Shorts Collection (1931-1933)
Classic Musical Shorts from the Dream Factory (1928-1948)
Classic Shorts from the Dream Factory, Volume 2 (1929-1946)
Classic Shorts from the Dream Factory, Volume 3 (1933-1934)
Crime Does Not Pay - The Complete Shorts Collection (1935-1947) PRESSED
Dogville Collection (1930-1931)
James A. Fitzpatrick Traveltalks Shorts: Volume 1 (1934-1945) PRESSED
James A. Fitzpatrick Traveltalks Shorts: Volume 2 (1946-1954) PRESSED? (August, 2016)
Joe McDoakes Shorts (1942-1956)
The Our Gang Collection (1938-1944)
The Robert Benchley Miniatures Collection (1935-1944)
Vitaphone Cavalcade of Musical Comedy: Shorts Collection (1926-1939)
The Vitaphone Comedy Collection - Volume 1 (1932-1934)
The Vitaphone Comedy Collection - Volume 2 (1933-1937)
Vitaphone Varieties (1926-1930)
Vitaphone Varieties, Volume 2 (1927-1931)
Warner Bros. Big Band, Jazz & Swing Short Subject Collection (1932-1946)
 
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I can only confirm 2 of being PRESSED on the first pressing. After the first pressing, they will probably release it on DVD-R. Here is the list of all sets -

Believe It or Not: The Complete Vitaphone Shorts Collection (1930-1932)
Bobby Jones: The Complete Warner Bros. Shorts Collection (1931-1933)
Classic Musical Shorts from the Dream Factory (1928-1948)
Classic Shorts from the Dream Factory, Volume 2 (1929-1946)
Classic Shorts from the Dream Factory, Volume 3 (1933-1934)
Crime Does Not Pay - The Complete Shorts Collection (1935-1947) PRESSED
Dogville Collection (1930-1931)
James A. Fitzpatrick Traveltalks Shorts: Volume 1 (1934-1945) PRESSED
James A. Fitzpatrick Traveltalks Shorts: Volume 2 (1946-1954) PRESSED? (August, 2016)
Joe McDoakes Shorts (1942-1956)
The Our Gang Collection (1938-1944)
The Robert Benchley Miniatures Collection (1935-1944)
Vitaphone Cavalcade of Musical Comedy: Shorts Collection (1926-1939)
The Vitaphone Comedy Collection - Volume 1 (1932-1934)
The Vitaphone Comedy Collection - Volume 2 (1933-1937)
Vitaphone Varieties (1926-1930)
Vitaphone Varieties, Volume 2 (1927-1931)
Warner Bros. Big Band, Jazz & Swing Short Subject Collection (1932-1946)
That's very helpful to me. Thank you very much!
 
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My Favorite Year 5/3/16
Curley Sue
Out Of The Past
Going In Style
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Blu-ray
Stage Door
Finian's Rainbow
Father Of The Bride 5/10/16 Blu-ray
Oh God, You Devil 5/17/16
Dark Passage Blu-ray
Crossing Delancey
Best Friends
Splendor In The Grass
One Crazy Summer
M Butterfly
Mission Hill The Complete Series 5/24/16
I would so love to see MY FAVORITE YEAR on Blu-ray.
 
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When are we going to get "SHE LOVED A FIREMAN" from 1937? This is a historic film because it was filmed at Los Angeles Fire Dept., Museum & Memorial, old Fire station 27, Hollywood, CA and at Fire Boat 2 at Fire Station 12 in San Pedro.

These films are the history of the city of Los Angeles and Hollywood..
 
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What about the following?:

The Wyoming Wildcat (1925)
Born to Battle (1926)
The Arizona Streak (1926)
The Masquerade Bandit (1926)
Wild to Go (1926)
The Cowboy Cop (1926)
The Flying U Ranch (1927)
Terror Mountain (1928)
Phantom of the Range (1928)

The existing prints of these FBO films need to be digitalized by their copyright owners/distributors (please see my sig line below) and put on DVD.
 

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The Traveltalks Volume 2 is indeed pressed. I've got mine. I love these films. :)

I can only confirm 2 of being PRESSED on the first pressing. After the first pressing, they will probably release it on DVD-R. Here is the list of all sets -


James A. Fitzpatrick Traveltalks Shorts: Volume 2 (1946-1954) PRESSED? (August, 2016)
 
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There's a thread in this forum about the RKO film Great Day In The Morning which has been released on a disgraceful DVD in Germany. This film is now my number 1 requirement from Warner Archive. I'm going to re-iterate this point every few months. Warners: are you paying attention?
 
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Every now and then, I come across a photo on the Internet that strikes a chord in me. This morning I saw a still from a film I've never seen called Danger Signal.

Danger Signal 1a.jpg

This film stars Zachery Scott plus the two actresses in the photo, Faye Emerson and a very young Mona Freeman.

As far as I can see, this film has never been released on disc. It's a Warner title, so why has the Archive not given us an MOD disc of this film?
 

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Probably because it needs to be remastered.

Every now and then, I come across a photo on the Internet that strikes a chord in me. This morning I saw a still from a film I've never seen called Danger Signal.

View attachment 33767

This film stars Zachery Scott plus the two actresses in the photo, Faye Emerson and a very young Mona Freeman.

As far as I can see, this film has never been released on disc. It's a Warner title, so why has the Archive not given us an MOD disc of this film?
 

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Every now and then, I come across a photo on the Internet that strikes a chord in me. This morning I saw a still from a film I've never seen called Danger Signal.

View attachment 33767

This film stars Zachery Scott plus the two actresses in the photo, Faye Emerson and a very young Mona Freeman.

As far as I can see, this film has never been released on disc. It's a Warner title, so why has the Archive not given us an MOD disc of this film?
Here is what WAC said on their FB page says about the film

"We are anxious to release this, but we cannot remaster at the present time as restoration from the original negative is required. We are confident this will happen, but it may be a while before we can release this terrific, underrated noir classic. Thanks."
 
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Here is what WAC said on their FB page says about the film

"We are anxious to release this, but we cannot remaster at the present time as restoration from the original negative is required. We are confident this will happen, but it may be a while before we can release this terrific, underrated noir classic. Thanks."
Many thanks.

Has anyone here seen this film? Any opinions? (I'm a big Zachery Scott fan and I like Faye Emerson too. They worked together in The Mask Of Dimitrios, one of my all-time favorite movies)
 
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