What's up with low print runs on some recent catalog titles?

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  1. Frank@N

    [email protected] Screenwriter

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    I was excited to hear that Sea of Love, Midnight Run, and Bat 21 (among others) were being released.

    But finding these titles 'in the wild' is another thing.

    It's clear that some studios don't want to print more than they can sell day one, but low visibility and no copies in most stores isn't exactly going to boost sales either.

    Meanwhile my local BB is awash this week with 1,000 copies of several 80's foolscreen hitz...
     
  2. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    They print what is ordered, and enough to meet estimated restock demand in the near future. Complain to your store who isn't ordering them.
     
  3. Jeff_HR

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  4. Jason Seaver

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    Then bump it up the ladder. Corporate offices have mailing addresses, too.

    Of coruse, there's a pretty good reason that the corporate buyers don't order much; stuff that's not fresh in the public's mind doesn't sell that well. That's what specialty stores and on-line retailers like Suncoast and Amazon are for.
     
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