Re: El Topo &/or Border Town

Susan Albrecht (albrechs@wabash.edu)
Wed, 3 Nov 1999 10:32:35 -0800 (PST)

Thanks, Jessica. Turns out we *do* have such a player in our modern languages building.
So we're all set!

Susan

> you can not make a copy but it would be a good idea to have a multi-system
> player for this type of situation. I realize that academics find it
> inconvenient to have to roll in a special player but it is not THAT
> difficult.
>
> Jessica
> ----------
> >From: Susan Albrecht <albrechs@wabash.edu>
> >To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
> >Subject: Re: El Topo &/or Border Town
> >Date: Wed, Nov 3, 1999, 5:31 PM
> >
>
> >Wow, thanks. I had done a search of your website and didn't find a match
> >for this. I think
> >I'm correct, though, that even if the PAL version is the only one
> >available, we CAN'T just
> >make a copy which is playable on VHS machines? Am I right?
> >
> >Susan
> >
> >> Facets carries a PAL version of "El Topo" for $79.95. Please feel free to
> >> contact me if you have any questions.
> >>
> >> Sincerely,
> >>
> >> Brian McCaskill
> >> Facets Video
> >> <brian@facets.org>
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> >>
> >> At 07:36 AM 11/03/1999 -0800, you wrote:
> >> >Hello, all.
> >> >
> >> >I have been asked by a prof to try to track down two videos and am not
> >> having much luck.
> >> >The first is Alexandro (Alejandro) Jodorowsky's El Topo. The prof says he
> >> actually
> >> >watched this video and that the box said, "Distributed by Luminous Works."
> >> I haven't had
> >> >any luck finding this company or this video.
> >> >
> >> >The second is Archie Mayo's Border Town, originally produced in 1934. OCLC
> >> shows a
> >> >record of sorts, but I'm not sure a video version actually exists. Does
> >> anyone know??
> >> >
> >> >Susan
> >> >
> >> >Susan Albrecht
> >> >Library Acquisitions/Media Center Asst.
> >> >Wabash College Lilly Library
> >> >Crawfordsville, IN
> >> >albrechs@wabash.edu
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> >Susan Albrecht
> >Library Acquisitions/Media Center Asst.
> >Wabash College Lilly Library
> >Crawfordsville, IN
> >albrechs@wabash.edu
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Susan Albrecht
Library Acquisitions/Media Center Asst.
Wabash College Lilly Library
Crawfordsville, IN
albrechs@wabash.edu
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