unseen British horror film given only 48 hours on Youtube

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unseen British horror film given only 48 hours on Youtube

Unread post by sepiatone » Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:18 am

with questionable copyright status "The Three Weird Sisters"(1947) will be removed August 21 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDdjGbq0FiE" target="_blank

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sepiatone wrote:with questionable copyright status "The Three Weird Sisters"(1947) will be removed August 21 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDdjGbq0FiE" target="_blank" target="_blank
Great film.... Three old ladies control a coal-mining town but don't have the money to rebuild after it starts to collapse. Enter younger brother and his troublesome secretary (Nova Pilbeam). Great Gothic fun.
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Unread post by wingate » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:43 pm

They made no less than 6 attempts to kill poor Nova Pilbeam.No wonder she retired shortly after this film.

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Unread post by SilentsPlease » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:20 am

Had Hitchcock stayed in England, would Pilbeam have had a bigger career or continued her career?

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Unread post by wingate » Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:32 pm

Apparently Selznick wanted herfor Rebecca but Hitchcock dis ont.
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Unread post by Daniel D. Teoli Jr. » Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:07 am

It is still up on 8.22.17. someone convert it to a MP$ ad put it up at Internet Archive.

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Unread post by Jay Salsberg » Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:10 am

THE THREE WEIRD SISTERS is not exactly "unseen". It was available on DVD for over a decade (Sinister Cinema used to carry it), and has even turned up on some of those TV channels that specialize in P.D. films. You can still find copies on eBay.

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Unread post by Donald Binks » Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:15 am

wingate wrote:Apparently Selznick wanted herfor Rebecca but Hitchcock dis ont.
******* ?

Could someone please translate this into English for me please?
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Unread post by wingate » Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:46 am

I an getting à new tablet. Hitch Nixed nova 4 Rebecca.Ok

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Unread post by moviepas » Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:36 am

This 24 or 48 hours business is new after so many British films(UIS too for that matter) from all eras have been on YT for a long time. I missed that and yes someone should put it on Archive.org. This week another source put the rare on disc The Great Mr Handel(UK 1942 Technicolor) this week for 48 hours but in this case I have followed the blog this info came from and I was able to download immediately I saw the link. I have disced it and watched it soon after. A little heavy for some but I liked it. Big production when bombs are raining on top of you day and night at that time.

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Unread post by aldiboronti » Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:07 am

Donald Binks wrote:
wingate wrote:Apparently Selznick wanted herfor Rebecca but Hitchcock dis ont.
******* ?

Could someone please translate this into English for me please?
Using the code-cracking skills learned while working at Bletchley during WW2 and after hours of painstaking study here's my decipherment.
Apparently Selznick wanted her for Rebecca but Hitchcock did not.
Just kidding, Mr Binks. I realize you weren't seriously asking but were just voicing your disapproval oif such a garbled post.

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Unread post by earlytalkiebuffRob » Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:10 pm

moviepas wrote:This 24 or 48 hours business is new after so many British films(UIS too for that matter) from all eras have been on YT for a long time. I missed that and yes someone should put it on Archive.org. This week another source put the rare on disc The Great Mr Handel(UK 1942 Technicolor) this week for 48 hours but in this case I have followed the blog this info came from and I was able to download immediately I saw the link. I have disced it and watched it soon after. A little heavy for some but I liked it. Big production when bombs are raining on top of you day and night at that time.
THE GREAT MR HANDEL is on YT again...

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Unread post by wingate » Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:29 pm

What's Great about it,,it is very dull.Even Lawson can't illuminate it.

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Unread post by boblipton » Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:46 pm

It's a varying mileage, WIngate. For me, except for Lawson and Petrie, the performances are strangely inept and that wrecks a picture that is visually and musically gorgeous.

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Unread post by wingate » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:15 pm

Jack Cardiff has a credit on this so no surprise about the great colour.As for Lawson,I am a great fan of his.Won't someone write a biog of him.However his German accent is all over zee place.

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Unread post by George O'Brien » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:28 am

Poor Elizabeth Allan, RETURNED to Britain for the war, but it had more to do with Mr. Mayer than Mr. Hitler.
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Unread post by AlonzoChurch » Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:29 pm

The Three Weird Sisters remains on YouTube, and the performances by the older ladies are fun, but I don't think this one will stick in my head very long. The plot was crackers, but not as memorably bizarre as a lot of the Gainsborough Gothic.

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Unread post by silentfilm » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:14 pm


Here's the surviving copy...

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Unread post by Spiny Norman » Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:18 am

Isn't that Handel film sold on amazon anyway? From the surrounding mystery - only temporarily on youtube - I thought it was rarer than that.
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