WARNER: Release "The Unknown" and your other Lon Chaney films to DVD!

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  1. Patrick McCart

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    WB, it's about time for us to start seeing some sign that you are interested in releasing some of those MGM and WB silent films.

    A good start would be some of the MGM Lon Chaney films that include The Unholy Three, He Who Gets Slapped, and The Unknown.

    Extras such as a Chaney or silent film historian commentary would be great.
     
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    An excellent idea! Author/makeup man/Chaney expert Michael F. Blake would be just the guy to provide an excellent commentary to any Lon Chaney DVD release(s). I'd also love to see Warner put together a DVD double-feature of Chaney's WEST OF ZANZIBAR (1927), paired with its sound remake, KONGO (1932, with the great Walter Huston playing Chaney's "Deadlegs" role), both part of Warner's MGM library.
    Some classic silents please, Warner.
     
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    A terrific double bill would be both the silent and sound re-make of UNHOLY THREE on a single disc. Other great silents remain MIA, as Patrick's graphics would indicate: THE CROWD; THE WIND; BEN HUR; etc. Kino and Criterion seem to be doing quite well with silents, so it's not as if there is no demand.
     
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    I would love to have "The Cameraman", "The Big Parade", "The Crowd", "Ben-Hur" and other Silent MGM:s on DVD.
     
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    I would buy every Lon Chaney film made available on dvd. I just received the dvd of "The Phantom of the Opera".

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  6. Patrick McCart

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    Also take note of titles in my signature.

    I will buy nearly all of the titles in my signature image on DVD when they come out.
     

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