Re: [Videolib] Re: Star Maker

Glenda Pearson (pearson@u.washington.edu)
Thu, 11 Jan 2007 08:50:49 -0800 (PST)

Thanks, Jessica.
I figured this was the case but wanted verification for the grad student
from an expert. Is Paramount particularly delinquent in releasing to
retail?
Glenda

On Wed, 10 Jan 2007, jrosner@kino.com wrote:

> It has never been released so there is no legal video of it.
> I hate to sound repative but at least 90% of films produced by studios
> have never been released ( and I don't care what folks say the tech revolution
> it is gonna be a LONG , LONG time before studios get anywhere near what they
> consider their lesser library holdings)
>
> Quoting Glenda Pearson <pearson@u.washington.edu>:
>
>> Hi,
>> Thought I would send this once more...any chance I can purchase a legal
>> copy of the 1939 film "Star Maker."
>> Thanks,
>> Glenda
>>
>> On Thu, 4 Jan 2007, Glenda Pearson wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>> I am trying to track down and purchase Bing Crosby's 1939 film "The Star
>>> Maker," from Paramount. Was it ever released to video? No holdings
>>> recorded in OCLC WorldCat.
>>>
>>> Thank you all,
>>> Glenda Pearson
>>> Cinema Studies Librarian
>>> University of Washington
>>> Seattle, Washington 98195
>>>
>>>
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>
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VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and distributors.