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    Re: WOW! Shout Factory to release Roger Corman's Library!!!

    Question Cliff: will the print of "Lady Frankenstein" be the longer European International version or just the standard American release?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luis Domenech View Post
    So, all I wanna know is, is Grotesque at least competently made and fun?
    No. It is unredeemably horrid. Judge for yourself though, here's a clip:


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    Hard to believe Joseph Cotton from Citizen Kane, Shadow of a Doubt, the Third Man & other classics was in Lady Frankenstein....

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    Quote Originally Posted by David Steigman View Post
    Hard to believe Joseph Cotton from Citizen Kane, Shadow of a Doubt, the Third Man & other classics was in Lady Frankenstein....
    Like Ray Milland, he appeared in a lot of B movies late in his career.

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    With Fighting Mad and Moving Violation coming, it would be great to get 1974's 'nam vets gone crazy Open Season (Fonda, John Phillip Law, Richard Lynch, William Holden). Any chance Shout! could get the rights for this? Doesn't look like it's been released on DVD (at least not in the US).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob Balducci View Post
    With Fighting Mad and Moving Violation coming, it would be great to get 1974's 'nam vets gone crazy Open Season (Fonda, John Phillip Law, Richard Lynch, William Holden). Any chance Shout! could get the rights for this? Doesn't look like it's been released on DVD (at least not in the US).
    Not bloody likely. People in the know have told me that the foreign rightsholder for OPEN SEASON has turned down five figure offers to buy it, not because the offers are too low but because they're just plain not interested and don't need the money. Much like the Chase family, they're too rich to care and too bored to bother.
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    According to the IMDB, Columbia Pictures showed it theatrically in the US so maybe they hold US rights, and if that's the case, it could turn up in Sony's Columbia Classics series of MOD. The IMDB lists Warner Bros. as the European distributor. This info. could be old and the rights could have reverted back to the Spanish producers.

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    Re: WOW! Shout Factory to release Roger Corman's Library!!!

    Has Battle Beyond the Stars been given a release date yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mykol Gantt View Post
    Has Battle Beyond the Stars been given a release date yet?
    I believe it's been scheduled for July. I can't wait to get that one too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger C View Post
    According to the IMDB, Columbia Pictures showed it theatrically in the US so maybe they hold US rights, and if that's the case, it could turn up in Sony's Columbia Classics series of MOD. The IMDB lists Warner Bros. as the European distributor. This info. could be old and the rights could have reverted back to the Spanish producers.
    Columbia's rights expired years ago, along with Warner's overseas rights. It's all in one man's hands, and he's got "better things to do."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc Edward Heuck View Post
    Columbia's rights expired years ago, along with Warner's overseas rights. It's all in one man's hands, and he's got "better things to do."
    OPEN SEASON sounds like it would make a helluva double feature with WELCOME HOME, SOLDER BOYS.

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    Guess I'll just have to be happy with my OPEN SEASON bootleg then. It's a pity, because I would have happily done an upgrade.
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    Quote Originally Posted by John Black View Post
    George Reis of DVD-Drive-In released a version of LADY FRANKENTEIN, but even that DVD was far from perfect.
    Actually it was so cropped down into faux-widescreen, the "PD" releases were a better choice to watch!

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    I've never seen Lady Frankenstein but it sounds interesting and the reception on the boards for it heightens my curiosity even more. I'm looking forward to this collection even more now! Thanks a lot, Cliff!
    It is an enjoyable if not particularly good film, very much akin to a mid-1970s Hammer effort (at least it is better than 'Horror of Frankenstein' (1970)) - I reviewed a PD release of the American cut - Lady Frankenstein. The American release is missing about 15 minutes of, mostly dialogue based footage, which gives it a rather jumpy appearance and makes the storyline a little hard to follow in places. A release of the full original version would be preferable, but a good looking print for the US cut would be enough to make me double-dip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim Young View Post
    Actually it was so cropped down into faux-widescreen, the "PD" releases were a better choice to watch!



    It is an enjoyable if not particularly good film, very much akin to a mid-1970s Hammer effort (at least it is better than 'Horror of Frankenstein' (1970)) - I reviewed a PD release of the American cut - Lady Frankenstein. The American release is missing about 15 minutes of, mostly dialogue based footage, which gives it a rather jumpy appearance and makes the storyline a little hard to follow in places. A release of the full original version would be preferable, but a good looking print for the US cut would be enough to make me double-dip.
    Interesting to hear about the American cut missing that much footage. Since this would be my first time seeing the flick, I'd prefer the most complete cut possible but if the US cut is the one chosen for the release, I won't lose too much sleep on it based on what you mentioned. Thanks for the heads up on this, Tim!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc Edward Heuck View Post
    Not bloody likely. People in the know have told me that the foreign rightsholder for OPEN SEASON has turned down five figure offers to buy it, not because the offers are too low but because they're just plain not interested and don't need the money. Much like the Chase family, they're too rich to care and too bored to bother.
    Thanks for the info. That sucks though.

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