Re: Travel videos alert--"Pilot Guides"

Jennifer Becwar (jennifer@insvideo.com)
Fri, 6 Sep 2002 12:06:18 -0700 (PDT)

Randy is half-right. Series 1-4 are all repackaged Lonely Planet titles.
Series 5-8 are all new titles. We have them listed as Globe Trekker (TV
show name). You can check out the individual titles on our website
www.insvideo.com.

Jennifer Becwar
Instructional Video

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From: "Randy Pitman" <vidlib@videolibrarian.com>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 1:26 PM
Subject: Travel videos alert--"Pilot Guides"

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> Renee Zurn asked the list a while back about the "new" "Pilot Guides" =
> travel videos being marketed to libraries, and I mentioned that Video =
> Librarian was doing a review.=20
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> Having watched one of the titles last night, I felt this was something =
> worth sharing with the listserv: namely, that some if not all of the =
> "Pilot Guides" are re-packaged and re-titled "Lonely Planet" videos.=20
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> So, if you own titles in the "Lonely Planet" collection, you should =
> check by area (i.e, the Lonely Planet title "The Vietnam Experience" has =
> been re-titled by Pilot Guides to "Destination Video: Vietnam") to avoid =
> buying duplicates.=20
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> P.S.--the Vietnam title is excellent; the one I just watched, =
> "Micronesia" is not, so the quality varies within the series.
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> Best,
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> Randy Pitman
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> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Renee Zurn asked the list a while back =
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> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Having watched one of the titles last =
> night, I felt=20
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> not all=20
> of the "Pilot Guides" are re-packaged and re-titled "Lonely Planet" =
> videos.=20
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> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>So, if you own titles in the "Lonely =
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> collection, you should check by area (i.e, the Lonely Planet title "The =
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> Experience" has been re-titled by Pilot Guides to "Destination Video: =
> Vietnam")=20
> to avoid buying duplicates. </FONT></DIV>
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> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>P.S.--the Vietnam title is excellent; =
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> <DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Best,</FONT></DIV>
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