NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Dec 03, 2016 5:11 am

113 backers,. $2975 pledged. The next pledge is the one that gets this done!

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NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Dec 03, 2016 6:36 am

Will the funding goal be reached?.
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Dec 03, 2016 6:55 am

FUNDED !
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Dec 03, 2016 7:07 am

Congrats, Ed!
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Dec 03, 2016 9:58 am

Somewhere in the spacious firmament on high, Ed, Marion Davies is blowing you a kiss!
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Dec 03, 2016 10:39 pm

BenModel wrote:Not a problem. Lots of people use this term for crowd-funded DVD projects. The films have been rescued already by the archives and in some cases collectors, and aren't necessarily being held hostage. What's great is that we're in an era when the opportunities for fans helping out with distribution are starting to be more possible. :)

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I realize all that; I of course meant "rescue" in the sense that the fans will be able to see the film without having to travel to the LoC or an archive or a collector's basement. I'm grateful to all parties involved in the preservation of these films, including said LoC and archives and collectors. :-)
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostTue Dec 06, 2016 5:12 am

Ed, now that you've finded, what's the number you had i mind to put the dvd in a hard case?

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostTue Dec 06, 2016 7:54 am

Should be ok for case and art..... depends on what I have to pay for a score I have a tentative agreement)
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostThu Dec 08, 2016 5:27 pm

Ben Model has signed to compose and perform a new score !
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostThu Dec 15, 2016 6:57 am

Just to remind you: if you want to contribute to this Kickstarter program, you just have six days. If you wait, Ed can charge you $100 for a copy.

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostThu Dec 15, 2016 11:54 am

I just backed the project! Looking forward to it!
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostThu Dec 15, 2016 3:50 pm

I'm also a backer. Would be my first intentional silent film purchase and looking forward to Ben Model's work on it.
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSun Dec 18, 2016 1:57 pm

Glad to throw my hat in to the ring.

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostTue Dec 20, 2016 7:23 am

You've got a day to order a copy. Then the Kickstarter closes.

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostTue Dec 20, 2016 8:28 pm

boblipton wrote:You've got a day to order a copy. Then the Kickstarter closes.

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12 hours to go.... I might get the film from LOC by end of January..... then the crunch starts!
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostWed Dec 21, 2016 11:49 am

AND DONE
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostWed Dec 21, 2016 11:52 am

I was hoping that like two hundred people would overload the Kickstarter site with a minute to go, but no. Or maybe they did.

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostWed Dec 21, 2016 11:55 am

boblipton wrote:I was hoping that like two hundred people would overload the Kickstarter site with a minute to go, but no. Or maybe they did.

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Several cancellations but no last-minute flood. That's OK. I'm surprised this one funded at all, considering the film has been around for decades, unlike my other Davies projects....

Now I just have to wait for LOC and for Ben Model (lol).....
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostWed Dec 21, 2016 1:49 pm

drednm wrote:
boblipton wrote:I was hoping that like two hundred people would overload the Kickstarter site with a minute to go, but no. Or maybe they did.

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Several cancellations but no last-minute flood. That's OK. I'm surprised this one funded at all, considering the film has been around for decades, unlike my other Davies projects....

Now I just have to wait for LOC and for Ben Model (lol).....


Certainly for me, the preservation ascept of it as well as ensuring that it runs at its proper pace on home video were key selling points.

Ben Model working on it is a nice bonus.
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PostWed Dec 21, 2016 4:04 pm

AbZeroNow wrote:
Certainly for me, the preservation aspect of it as well as ensuring that it runs at its proper pace on home video were key selling points.

Ben Model working on it is a nice bonus.


AbZero: just to be sure you know, the film has already been preserved, by the Library of Congress.

Ed: you shouldn't be too surprised…you've built up a loyal fan-base and track record with these DVD projects, and they figure if you're doing it, it's worth pledging to. Plus there's Marion's fans who got reached via FB and Twitter who either don't have this at all or who want an upgrade to the older version.

Congrats, Ed! Looking forward to scoring this one.

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostWed Dec 21, 2016 10:39 pm

The transfer will be directly from the nitrate. It should look fantastic.
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PostThu Dec 22, 2016 6:33 am

Bor Enots wrote:The transfer will be directly from the nitrate. It should look fantastic.


Thanks for the confirmation, Rob.
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostThu Jan 19, 2017 9:39 am

LOC is shipping video files today/tomorrow.... so I should have in hand early next week.
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostFri Mar 10, 2017 10:46 am

Received DVD today. One of the quickest Kickstarters in which I've received stuff. Will watch this weekend.
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostFri Mar 10, 2017 6:11 pm

Ditto

Will also be watching this weekend.

Thanks again,
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Mar 11, 2017 7:43 am

Received my DVD in Canada. You're my hero, Ed !
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Mar 11, 2017 7:51 am

Watched it this morning and really enjoyed it. Nice print and great score by Ben. Well done as always, Ed!
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Mar 11, 2017 1:09 pm

Just finished watching it. Ben Model's score was good & movie looked quite good. The subplot where the Quaker servant inadvertently gets drunk was my favorite part.

Liked the staging of the charades portion as well. And that Henry Garrison character smokes in almost every scene. (The artist guy puffs from a pipe just once)
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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Mar 11, 2017 4:45 pm

Enjoyed my copy too. I was a little impatient at the introduction of characters, but that's just me at this time. I need some "Old Tom" for my pollen allergies, I guess.

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Re: NEW KICKSTARTER: BEAUTY'S WORTH (1922)

PostSat Mar 11, 2017 5:49 pm

I wonder what country club that was filmed at? Pebble Beach?
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