Re: [Videolib] El Topo has never been legitimately available

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Tue, 22 Jun 2004 19:13:20 -0400

Someone in my office reports hearing Jodorsky claim Klein was waiting for
him to die before releasing it so it would not have to share the profits
-- 
Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018
jrosner@kino.com
212-629-6880

> From: "Milos Stehlik" <mstehlik@comcast.net> > Reply-To: milos@facets.org, videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 17:30:10 -0500 > To: <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: RE: [Videolib] El Topo has never been legitimately available inthe > US, correct? > > At a screening of EL TOPO a few years ago, Alejandro Jodorowsky, the > director, begged anyone in the audience to steal the print from the > projection booth, because he so hates Allen Klein who refuses to release it > in any form. > > There was a legitimate release, so it seems, of both EL TOPO and HOLY > MOUNTAIN by a major British independent (forget precisely who, Artificial > Eye?) some years back in the UK - none here. > > Milos Stehlik > Facets Multi-Media, Inc. > 1517 West Fullerton Avenue > Chicago, IL 60614 USA > Voice: 1-773-281-9075 > FAX: 1-773-929-5437 > milos@facets.org > > > -----Original Message----- > From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu > [mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Jessica Rosner > Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2004 3:10 PM > To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Subject: Re: [Videolib] El Topo has never been legitimately available inthe > US, correct? > > I am not aware of any legit release This one like say El Norte is so widely > bootlegged ( though El Norte HAD a legit release 15 years or so ago) that it > gets hard to figure out what is going on. Apparently these are bizarre > combinations of rights holders who don't or won't license their films but > do little to police the vast number of pirate copies. > -- > Jessica Rosner > Kino International > 333 W 39th St. 503 > NY NY 10018 > jrosner@kino.com > 212-629-6880 > >> From: Christopher Lewis <clewis@american.edu> >> Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu >> Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 14:57:05 -0400 >> To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu >> Subject: [Videolib] El Topo has never been legitimately available in the > US, >> correct? >> >> There is a copy from rarevideo.com listed on half.com that claims to be >> legit but I have my doubts. >> >> Chris Lewis >> Media Librarian/Humanities Collection Manager >> American University Library >> 202.885.3257 >> AIM: congolene >> >> If you have no money, be polite. >> - Danish proverb >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Videolib mailing list >> Videolib@library.berkeley.edu >> http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/videolib > > _______________________________________________ > Videolib mailing list > Videolib@library.berkeley.edu > http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/videolib > > > _______________________________________________ > Videolib mailing list > Videolib@library.berkeley.edu > http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/videolib

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