----- Original Message -----
From: "Jaeschke, Myles" <email@example.com>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, August 16, 2002 9:33 AM
Subject: My Distributor Rant...
> I am sick of purchasing entire sets of videos or DVDs as replacements when
> single tape from a series is ruined, stolen, lost, etc. Is it really that
> difficult for distributors to offer individual tapes for sale? I
> the fact that we, as purchasers of films for libraries, are a very small
> portion of sales compared to the general buying public and that most
> consumers will never need to buy a replacement. Even so, I do not see
> the why video distributors cannot make available the same videos for sale
> individually it addition to being sold as a complete set.
> Now that I have that off my chest I'd like to make a plea to Jessica to
> please sell me a copy of The Movies Begin a Treasury of Early Cinema
> 1894-1914 Volume 1 on DVD. Our copy of this volume was recently stolen.
> Thanks for reading--back to lurker status I go.
> Best Regards,
> Myles Jaeschke
> Tulsa City County Library
> Film Librarian