WB how about a 2 disc SE of CIMARRON?

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  1. Ken Koc

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    It would be great if WB would release a 2 disc SE of the 1930 Oscar winning Best PIcture , CIMARRON and the 1960 remake of CIMARRON with Glenn Ford. Great land rush scenes in both films with a sweeping Franz Waxman score in the latter.
     
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    Film Score Monthly released Waxman's terrific score last month. Mann's remake isn't bad but both versions get a bit pokey after the land rush. Ferber raises some interesting proto-feminist issues.
     
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    Both films have their moments, but overall, I consider them mediocre in comparison to other great films. However, we've seen mediocre films before get the SE treatment.






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    Well, once you get that Best Picture award, that puts you in a different class. Yeah, there are a number of bland BP winners, but that status means they should get top treatment on DVD. I'd sure like to see this on DVD in whatever form...
     
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    Not in my book, especially since its BP Oscar is arguably listed as the worse of all-time.
     
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    But I think that getting the Oscar merits a certain level of treatment, never mind what various people think of the film in question. In other words, BP winners should always get top-notch DVDs, even if you or I think the movies stink...
     
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    Even if Cimarron is the worst best picture winner ever, (and I believe it at least has a spot on the leader board), a 2-disc release with the remake would be a reasonable approach. The 2-disc release says "prestige" whereas the two movie "twofer" approach says "standard catalog". That pretty much covers the bases. [​IMG]

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