Thelma Todd - ZaSu Pitts upcoming on DVD

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Thelma Todd - ZaSu Pitts upcoming on DVD

PostSun Jun 17, 2018 11:57 am

Great news! After recently hearing that a company is putting out the Thelma Todd - Patsy Kelly comedies on DVD, we now discover that Kit Parker is releasing the two-reelers with Thelma and ZaSu Pitts. Amazon says October, but I never like to go by that, as it isn't always accurate. What's great is that these films are being released with commentaries and extras. If it is as good as the recent DVD set of Charley Chase talkies (volume one), then it is really something to look forward to.

I hope everyone orders this DVD set and makes it a great success.

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Re: Thelma Todd - ZaSu Pitts upcoming on DVD

PostSun Jun 17, 2018 6:40 pm

I'll be all over this one. Thelma and Zasu were a great team. It will be nice to have these in an official release.
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Re: Thelma Todd - ZaSu Pitts upcoming on DVD

PostMon Jun 18, 2018 4:36 am

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PostMon Jun 18, 2018 5:47 am

Please insert here: my standard whine about the lack of captioning. Thank you.

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Re: Thelma Todd - ZaSu Pitts upcoming on DVD

PostTue Jun 19, 2018 12:36 pm

Is this different than the other TT/ZP DVD set that is announced as a preorder? Kit Parker? Classic Flix? Three discs? Two discs? I'm confused.
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Re: Thelma Todd - ZaSu Pitts upcoming on DVD

PostTue Jun 19, 2018 1:09 pm

bigshot wrote:Is this different than the other TT/ZP DVD set that is announced as a preorder? Kit Parker? Classic Flix? Three discs? Two discs? I'm confused.


The set from ClassicFlix is just the Todd/Kelly shorts, with the three Kelly/Roberti and Kelly/Kelton shorts as bonuses.

The ClassicFlix set does not have any Todd/Pitts shorts on it.

Kit Parker Films is releasing a separate set of Todd/Pitts shorts this fall. That's what was referenced in this thread.
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Re: Thelma Todd - ZaSu Pitts upcoming on DVD

PostWed Jun 20, 2018 10:14 am

With these two sets coming out, I will be happy to throw out the rather sketchy set of DVDs of both series (including the post-Todds) I have.
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Re: Thelma Todd - ZaSu Pitts upcoming on DVD

PostThu Jun 21, 2018 7:28 am

You know it feels like we are living in a golden age now with all these releases. We've come a long way from these being bonuses on the old Nostalgia Merchant Laurel and Hardy VHS tapes.
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PostMon Jun 25, 2018 3:57 pm

I recognize some of these titles from the Edition Filmmuseum 2 disc set I have , is this new release mostly duplicates of the Edition FM discs ?
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PostMon Jun 25, 2018 9:11 pm

malocchio wrote:I recognize some of these titles from the Edition Filmmuseum 2 disc set I have , is this new release mostly duplicates of the Edition FM discs ?


By my count, there are only 5 titles in common between the two sets.

https://www.edition-filmmuseum.com/prod ... Teams.html

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Re: Thelma Todd - ZaSu Pitts upcoming on DVD

PostTue Jun 26, 2018 9:27 am

Rick Lanham wrote:
malocchio wrote:I recognize some of these titles from the Edition Filmmuseum 2 disc set I have , is this new release mostly duplicates of the Edition FM discs ?


By my count, there are only 5 titles in common between the two sets.

https://www.edition-filmmuseum.com/prod ... Teams.html" target="_blank

Rick

Yes but if you have the new Classic Flix Todd-Kelly collection as well that brings the total down to just the Anita Garvin-Marion Byron shorts. Granted I'm keeping my Filmmuseum set just for that but it's pretty much been made superfluous.

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