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Wuthering Heights (1939) still has no Blu-ray release? (1 Viewer)

RobertMG

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Any Goldwyn titles released by WB have been productions from Samuel Goldwyn Sr., for example: Guys and Dolls, Hans Christian Andersen and The Best Years of Our Lives. While you might think his son would inherit the library, it's not a safe assumption to make, given that the rights would be held by Samuel Goldwyn Productions, a different entity from The Samuel Goldwyn Company. The rights to the majority of the Samuel Goldwyn Productions are currently held by The Samuel Goldwyn Family Trust and home media distribution rights are with Warner Bros., While Paramount Global holds theatrical distribution rights through Miramax.
According to Goldwyn book the author claimed I think some films were put in trust for his wife his son his relatives etc
 

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According to Goldwyn book the author claimed I think some films were put in trust for his wife his son his relatives etc
There are only a couple of films to which this doesn't apply: Porgy and Bess [rights are with the Gershwin Estate] and The Hurricane (1937) [reverted to United Artists]. Thoroughly researched outside Wikipedia.
 

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Sam G. Made many Best Picture nominees, and few of them are on Blu. I wish they would come out. My
Collection is incomplete!
Wish someone would ask Mr F if their deal with Sam G is still on a sin that Bishops Wife was corrected and frustrating the W Heights is on TCM but no blu
 

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There are only a couple of films to which this doesn't apply: Porgy and Bess [rights are with the Gershwin Estate] and The Hurricane (1937) [reverted to United Artists]. Thoroughly researched outside Wikipedia.
it's complicated. a lot of this started at this time in '95....https://variety.com/1995/film/features/goldwyn-s-for-sale-sign-99130403/
 

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I own the WB Archive Collection DVD (2020 pressing) of the 1939 version, and also the Twilight Time blu-ray of the 1970 version, with Timothy Dalton as Heathcliff. I agree that the earlier version deserves a restored blu-ray release. Actually, I always liked Timothy Dalton's Heathcliff better than Olvier, despite the unforgivable changes they made in the ending, and the overall feel of being "just another Hammer film." The 1939 film has a soul that continues to haunt me from when I first saw it as a child with my mother (now 92) on late night TV.
 

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