The Golden Age of Hollywood

I thought it might be fun to see what everyone is purchasing these days. And please do NOT feel like you need to limit your response to just classic films. As a matter of fact my last purchase was not a classic film at all but the latest Stargate SG1 movie called ARK OF TRUTH. It was quite good and any Stargate fan would probably appreciate the film. I must say that I also bought the soundtrack for the film and in this rare occasion I love the soundtrack more than the film.

So, what was your latest DVD purchase or purchases?


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Hello Christian,
I have not been in for awhile.

As for where I found the DVD, it was on eBay. I don't know much about who produced it, but the only one I could find.

What a great find - that is a somewhat rare movie - I adore Von Sternberg and have yet to see that one. He was brilliant and I hope you enjoyed the film.
Straight Jacket with Joan Crawford. I actually had seen on the tube but wanted to add it to my collection. I know it isn't one of her best roles, but she still gives a great performance. I love to watch her transform from the way she enters her daughters life into her previous self. Her acting ability going from one personality to another in this film is amazing!
I'm in the minority of folks around here , but I think Strait Jacket is a really good one. Joan's preformance is awesome and I found the film quite enjoyable!
Abdullah, I stand corrected about Straight Jacket. I should have said, "I know most people think it isn't one of her best movies."---Because I did like it very much also...if we are in the minority, we are not alone!
Would love to see this. What is like?
My last classic DVD purchase was Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious. I never get tired of enjoying and studying this great film.
Oh my gosh...I was lucky to get the Criterion version of Notorious, before it went out of print....I've seen it too many times to count, it's such a great movie!
I've got to see Notorious, I keep hearing great things!
My most recent purchases are not of the classic film variety. The recent ALVIN AND THE CHPMUNKS, Woody Woodpecker Collection vol. 2,Archie's Funhouse and Sabrina the complete ainmated series were recent purchases. As it is plain to see I am a mature adult!!!
I haven't actually bought anything in a few months, but around the holidays, the Barnes and Noble by me had a DVD sale, so I bought "Rope" "North by Northwest" and "Mommie Dearest"
I thought I'd revive this discussion, because I finally bought some new DVDs! Yesterday I was prowling the Free Record Shop in Rottedam and found Sun Valley Serenade (Sonja Henie & John Payne + the Nicholas Brothers & Glenn Miller and his Orchestra) for €4.99. I also FINALLY got around to ordering Blithe Spirit, and while I was in an ordering mood I ordered a couple of out-of-print VHS tapes: Lady by Choice (Carole Lombard), which I'm really looking forward to, and The Big Hangover (Liz Taylor & Van Johnson).



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