Re: Sunrise

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Tue, 3 Dec 2002 09:02:44 -0800 (PST)

I know the silent film fans are LIVID about this. You can check
alt.movies.silent. This is the DUMBEST thing I can imagine since it will
SEVERLY limit how many copies they sell and no doubt they will than
decide that silent films don't "sell"

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Jessica Rosner
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> From: John Holland <jholland@chipublib.org> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 08:56:23 -0800 (PST) > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: Sunrise > > Since this has come up rather frequently on this listserv, I thought I'd > pass along the info in case anyone hasn't seen the ads. > Murnau's "Sunrise" is going to be released on vhs and DVD next year by > Fox, HOWEVER it will only be available as a rebate-type premium to > consumers who have purchased 3 other "Fox Studio Classics". But any > three titles from this series at retail and you get a coupon to mail in > for a copy of "Sunrise" for free. > This makes it rather difficult for libraries to get a copy but I suppose > we could buy the videos out of our own pockets to get the freebie - the > problem is that all of the other advertised titles in the series have > been released previously (All About Eve, How Green Was My Valley, > Gentleman's Agreement), so unless you need or want extra copies of them > you are out of luck. > > -- > John Holland > Librarian > Chicago Public Library > Media Express > (312) 747-4100 > >