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November 1997, Week 3


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Stephen O'Riordan <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 19 Nov 1997 12:45:22 -0800
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The new remastered, Singin' in the Rain, is fantastic.  It's out & well
worth it. Try a general laser disc site that will lead to reviews such as.
At 11:06 PM 11/18/97 -0500, you wrote:
>I have the opportunity to pick up a number of movies that I am interested
>in on laser disc.  My question is: how do you find out about the quality of
>the disc / transfer, particularly when there are competing versions.  For
>instance, there is an old Criterion Singing in the Rain, but I seem to
>recall they remastered the movie fairly recently - should I wait for a disc
>of the re-release?  Etc.
>Is there are a good guide or source of reviews on the quality of particular
>   Nick Chapman [log in to unmask]
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