[Videolib] Cheap prints?

deg farrelly (deg.farrelly@asu.edu)
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 13:45:57 -0700

I don't see the acquisition of DVDs as an "either/or" situation.

Much of classic literature was the cheap pulp fiction it's time.

Comparing the acquisition of mainstream Hollywood films to buying cheap
prints of great art is not a fair comparison.

Is "Citizen Kane" a "cheap hollywood DVD"? Or is it a masterpiece?

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> From: Gary Daniels <Gary@interruptProductions.com>

> > I've always thought librarians should view themselves as "collectors" of > educational material the same way art museums are collectors of great art. > Would you bother visiting an art museum if it was just filled with cheap art > prints the museum director picked up for $19.99 at the local wal-mart?????

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