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Where can you get it?

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Fossy
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Where can you get it?

Postby Fossy » May 23rd, 2010, 8:42 pm

Where can films be bought.

www.warnerarchive.com I have a few films from here. They are absolutely top quality. They will only sell to USA.

www.amazon.com I have bought from this source. New and used are available. I have no qualms about buying used. I have not been caught with a sub standard film.
Some films are not available for sale to Australia from this source.

Pressplayhouse I have had no problems with this supplier.

Cd Universe I have had no problems with this supplier.

Learmedia I have bought from this supplier. Only one of their films has given me a problem. “Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid” which breaks up just before the end.

Alf Pisani (email [email protected]). I think I have bought about twenty films from him. All have been top quality. Alf is easy to talk to and deliveries have always been prompt.

Ebay much the same as Amazon, but a smaller selection.

Lovingtheclassics I have bought five Ann Blyth movies from this source. All have been ok. However I also bought four Grace Moore movies. All of these break up and/or seize at some point during playing. I have been able to overcome this by ejecting the DVD, reinserting it and fast forwarding. I have tried to contact them but have been unable to get a reply.

Robertsvideos It was suggested to me that I should not buy from this source because of poor quality, but he had three movies that I could not find anywhere else. Unfortunately I ignored the warning.

www.classicline.com.br I bought a parcel of films from this source. The quality is good, but I did have problems getting delivery. They all have Brazilian sub titles which were easily deleted.

Overstock.com I have a couple of sets of DVDs, but as yet have not had time to watch them. Delivery was prompt, and the price right.

Does anyone know any other sources?

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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby kingrat » May 24th, 2010, 11:34 am

Fossy, I've also used deepdiscount.com and they have been reliable. Not sure if they ship to Australia, but they occasionally have excellent sales, like The Bad and the Beautiful for under ten dollars.

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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby Mr. Arkadin » May 24th, 2010, 5:29 pm

I've had good luck with these guys:

http://www.oldies.com/

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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby srowley75 » May 24th, 2010, 6:57 pm

Let me also advise AGAINST Robert's Videos. Way, way back in time, I ordered from this whackjob. It took more than a year before I received anything, and even then he didn't complete my order. At one point I was actually contacted by a lawyer who was wanting to prosecute Robert.

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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby charliechaplinfan » May 25th, 2010, 2:09 pm

I usually stick to Amazon or Kino. I've bought off ebay DVD-r's and have always been dissappointed but they had titles I couldn't get elsewhere, I haven't bought there for a long time.
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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby silentscreen » May 25th, 2010, 6:45 pm

Flicker Alley and Milestone are good too. As well as Classicflix.
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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby Fossy » May 26th, 2010, 2:47 am

Thank you, Kingrat, Mr. Arkadin, srowley75, charliechaplinfan, and silent screen. Thank you for your responses, You are a big help. I am sure that others will appreciate the information contributed.

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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby markfp » May 28th, 2010, 6:40 pm

Fossy,
One of my favorites is dvdempire.com I've been buying from them for years and have been extremely pleased. and they do ship internationally.

I go along with others that you should stay away from Roberts. That outfit is nothing but bootleggers. As a rule of thumb I stay away from any site that doesn't have a postal address and a phone number. If I can only get them online, I don't trust them.

Good luck.

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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby Uncle Stevie » May 28th, 2010, 11:46 pm

One place I do not see here is "scootermoviesshop" I have bought much from them and almost everything is $10.00 with shipping under $4.00. They have a very large selection of all movies



http://scootermoviesshop.com/zencart/in ... er_id=2534
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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby phil noir » May 30th, 2010, 10:23 am

A site I've come across recently is myoldmanmovies.com. I haven't ordered any titles from it, but perhaps others have? As far as I can see no title is more expensive than $4.99 and there are discounts for multiple orders. They have a lot of Marion Davies titles, so I'm quite tempted to put in an order soon.

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Re: Where can you get it?

Postby phil noir » June 4th, 2010, 5:56 am

That's excellent news, Uncle Stevie. Nice to hear they're reliable.

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