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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostFri Jul 21, 2017 1:39 pm

Kino Lorber has just started a very nice sale. From their Facebook posting:

Kino Lorber Studio Classics has a brand new website! Check it out: klstudioclassics.com
To celebrate, we're having our biggest sale ever... 401 titles! DVDs as low as $5.98! Blu-rays from $7.98! Free shipping in USA (orders $50+) and Canada (orders $100+). Sale ends Sunday 8/6 so don't miss out.

To give you an idea of prices, I ordered the following (all blu-ray):

Daredevils of the Red Circle (1939) (12 Chapter Serial) $10.98
Deluge $9.98
No Highway in the Sky $9.98
One, Two, Three $11.98
Road to Bali $8.98
Road to Rio $8.98
Those Daring Young Men in their Jaunty Jalopies (1969) $8.98

(On the silent front, their recent Sheik, Son of the Sheik, and Zaza discs are on sale too).
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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostMon Aug 07, 2017 11:59 am



Barnes and Noble has extended their 50% off sale until August 14th!
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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostMon Aug 07, 2017 12:33 pm

My Fair Lady blu-ray is now under $10 (for Prime Members) at Amazon(US):

https://www.amazon.com/Fair-Lady-Blu-ra ... dy+blu+ray" target="_blank

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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostMon Aug 07, 2017 12:37 pm

silentfilm wrote:


Barnes and Noble has extended their 50% off sale until August 14th!


Oh, gosh darn it all! Now I have to go and spend another hundred or more dollars on Criterions!

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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostWed Aug 30, 2017 12:57 pm

The Stranger (1946) with Orson Welles, Loretta Young and Edward G. Robinson has been recently released on blu-ray from Olive. It is currently 42% off at Amazon (US).

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074YV2CMJ/_e ... VORAB8INB7" target="_blank

The film is apparently public domain and has had numerous disc releases. The KinoLorber blu-ray is higher priced on Amazon, but is less than the Olive offering on Kino's own site:

https://www.kinolorber.com/product/view/id/1926" target="_blank

I couldn't find any reviews of the new Olive offering. I don't own either disc, so I don't know which is better; although the Kino does have a commentary track and other extras.

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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostWed Aug 30, 2017 1:12 pm

Rick Lanham wrote:The Stranger (1946) with Orson Welles, Loretta Young and Edward G. Robinson has been recently released on blu-ray from Olive. It is currently 42% off at Amazon (US).

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074YV2CMJ/_e ... VORAB8INB7" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank

The film is apparently public domain and has had numerous disc releases. The KinoLorber blu-ray is higher priced on Amazon, but is less than the Olive offering on Kino's own site:

https://www.kinolorber.com/product/view/id/1926" target="_blank" target="_blank" target="_blank

I couldn't find any reviews of the new Olive offering. I don't own either disc, so I don't know which is better; although the Kino does have a commentary track and other extras.

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Here is the review from BluRay.com: http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-Stran ... 17/#Review" target="_blank
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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostWed Aug 30, 2017 1:45 pm

Daveismyhero wrote:Here is the review from BluRay.com: http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-Stran ... 17/#Review" target="_blank" target="_blank


Thanks!

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PostWed Aug 30, 2017 3:35 pm

I own the Kino DVD (not blu-ray) of THE STRANGER. I won it as a door prize at Mostly Lost a few years ago!

It looks very good, and comes from a Library of Congress restoration.
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PostFri Sep 01, 2017 11:18 am

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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostFri Sep 08, 2017 6:18 am

Criterion Titles are 40% off at the TCM shop: Image
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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostWed Sep 13, 2017 11:04 am

Deep Discount is offering between 40%-45% off Criterion titles. The discount code "AUTUMN" gets you another 15% off and also applies to almost everything on the site. If you order enough Criterions to get free shipping ($25) it works out to just over 50% off altogether.
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PostFri Sep 15, 2017 4:10 pm

Don't know if this set has been mentioned before, but I just found online Mill Creek has released a bargain set of Columbia musicals - 20 films on 5 discs which usually sells for well under $20 online and in stores. Many of these titles are sold as custom Sony dvds in the $15-20 range each. The set can be found online as either 20 Musical Pack or 20 Musical Movie Collection. Lowest price I could find was $12.49 at deepdiscount http://www.deepdiscount.com/musical-20- ... 3904545879
Here are the movies in the set:

Music in My Heart - (1940) - B&W - Not Rated
Rita Hayworth, Tony Martin, Edith Fellows

Tonight and Every Night - (1945) - Color - Not Rated
Rita Hayworth, Lee Bowman, Marc Platt

Down to Earth - (1947) - Color - 101 Minutes - Not Rated
Rita Hayworth, Marc Platt, James Gleason

Miss Sadie Thompson - (1953) - Color - Not Rated
Rita Hayworth, Jose Ferrer, Aldo Ray

You ll Never Get Rich - (1941) - B&W - Not Rated
Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Robert Benchley

My Sister Eileen - (1955) - Color - Not Rated
Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, Betty Garrett.

Time Out for Rhythm - (1941) - B&W - Not Rated
Rudy Vallee, Ann Miller, Rosemary Lane, Allen Jenkins, The Three Stooges

Three For The Show - (1955) - Color - Not Rated
Betty Grable, Marge and Gower Champion, Jack Lemmon

Rock Around the Clock - (1956) - B&W - Not Rated
Bill Haley and the Comets, The Platters, Alan Freed, Ernie Freeman Combo

A Song to Remember - (1945) - Color - Not Rated
Cornel Wilde, Merle Oberon, Paul Muni

The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T - (1953) - Color - Rated G
Tommy Rettig, Mary Healy, Hans Conried

Let's Do It Again - (1953) - Color - Not Rated
Jane Wyman, Ray Milland, Aldo Ray, Leon Ames

Carolina Blues - (1944) - B&W - Not Rated
Ken Kyser, Ann Miller, Victor Moore, Jeff Donnell

Slightly French - (1949) - B&W - Not Rated
Dorothy Lamour, Don Ameche, Janis Carter, Willard Parker

You Can't Run Away From It - (1956) - Color - Not Rated
June Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Charles Bickford, Jim Backus

Hot Blood - (1956) - Color - Not Rated
Jane Russell, Cornel Wilde, Luther Adler, Joseph Calleia

Idol on Parade - (1959) - B&W - Not Rated
William Bendix, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries

The Heat's On - (1943) - B&W - Not Rated
Mae West, Victor Moore, William Gaxton, Lloyd Bridges

Saddles and Sagebrush - (1943) - B&W - Not Rated
Russell Hayden, Dub Taylor, Ann Savage, Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys

Bonanza Town - (1951) - B&W - Not Rated
Charles Starrett, Fred Sears, Smiley Burnette, Myron Healey
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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostFri Sep 15, 2017 9:45 pm

35MM wrote:Deep Discount is offering between 40%-45% off Criterion titles. The discount code "AUTUMN" gets you another 15% off and also applies to almost everything on the site. If you order enough Criterions to get free shipping ($25) it works out to just over 50% off altogether.


When last I looked, the Criterion promotion was still on, but the AUTUMN promo code has expired.
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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostSun Sep 17, 2017 2:35 pm

Mill Creek is an interesting company, licensing titles from Columbia/Sony just like Olive and Twilight Time do with Paramount and 20th Century Fox, but selling them for a fraction of the price. The discs are completely no-frills, but then so are Olive's most of the time. I got the Mill Creek blu-ray of The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T for $10 and it's a great looking disc. Then I learned there was a deluxe blu-ray available in the UK, but for three times the price, so I think I'll stick with my film-only release.

They've also been releasing Columbia's Hammer Horror titles in various incarnations, on DVD and blu-ray, for bargain prices. At least they get the aspect ratios right, unlike Universal's recent Hammer blu-ray set where a bunch of 1.66:1 titles were blown up to 16X9, losing a noticeable amount of picture info in the progress.

EDIT: I guess only Brides of Dracula was shot in 1.66:1, so it suffers the most from the slapdash transfer (its frame shares the same frame topline as the previous correct transfer, so the cropping was all on the bottom), but three other titles were also compromised by being zoomed from 1.75:1.
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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostSun Oct 01, 2017 7:14 am

At Amazon (US):
The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection The Cocoanuts / Animal Crackers / Monkey Business / Horse Feathers / Duck Soup
Restored Edition
Blu-ray

$18.99, 68% off!

https://www.amazon.com/Brothers-Collect ... collection" target="_blank

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PostMon Oct 02, 2017 8:12 am

Universal Monsters blu-ray box set 14.60 GBP = 18.99 USD.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Universal-Clas ... B008H45YSO
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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostTue Oct 03, 2017 11:43 am

Amazon (US)

It Came from Outer Space 3D/2D
Blu-ray
Richard Carlson (Actor), Barbara Rush (Actor), Jack Arnold (Director)

$8.79, 41% off

https://www.amazon.com/Came-Outer-Space ... blu-ray+3d" target="_blank



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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostFri Oct 13, 2017 8:54 pm

It's that time of year for a Criterion "Flash" Sale. (50% off)
It could happen as early as Monday.

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PostMon Oct 16, 2017 6:18 am

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Variety of VCI Entertainment titles (not all horror) marked down 50% or more for Halloween sale.

http://thesprocketvault.com/product-category/on-sale/
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Re: The Official Talkies online deals thread

PostTue Oct 17, 2017 9:22 am

The Criterion Flash Sale has begun.
The code to enter is "COOP" and then update your cart.

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