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Myrna Loy pre-codes?

Postby myrnaloyisdope » July 12th, 2008, 7:19 pm

Hi all, I am looking for the following Myrna Loy pre-codes, any help would be much appreciated:

• Night Flight (1933)
• The Barbarian (1933)
• Topaze (1933/I)
• The Woman in Room 13 (1932)
• The Wet Parade (1932)
• Vanity Fair (1932/I)
• Emma (1932)
• Skyline (1931)
• Transatlantic (1931)
• Hush Money (1931)
• A Connecticut Yankee (1931)
• Body and Soul (1931)
• Rogue of the Rio Grande (1930)
• Renegades (1930)
• The Bad Man (1930)
• The Jazz Cinderella (1930)
• The Last of the Duanes (1930)
• Cock o' the Walk (1930)
• Under a Texas Moon (1930)
• Isle of Escape (1930)
• Cameo Kirby (1930)
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Postby The Ingenue » August 2nd, 2008, 8:14 pm

I have The Prizefighter and the Lady and The Wet Parade if you're still needing them. I can offer only VHS copies, though. Send me a private message if you're interested.

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Re: Myrna Loy pre-codes?

Postby intothenitrate » February 4th, 2011, 8:58 am

I know this is a really old post, but I have a story about The Barbarian that I thought was worth sharing--sort of a case study.

A number of years ago, I was putting on my shoes to go to work and flipped on TCM to see what was on. It just happened to be the celebrated "bathing sequence." Oh, Mrs. Charles!. I think my eyes popped out of my head a little bit. I did an internet search to see if the film was in print anywhere, and when I saw it wasn't, I just figured I'd have to wait until it came up in the rotation again, like on Myrna's birthday. That's when I learned that sometimes a film that isn't your typical "war-horse" may take years to come back...if at all.

After waiting year after year, I became aware of the "collector" sites, where you could get a DVDR of an out-of-print title for a nominal fee. I did business with one guy in New England and that went pretty well. I was just about to make a second transaction with him--including The Barbarian-- and he wrote a somewhat frantic reply to me saying that he was in the process of getting shut down by copyright lawyers.

Now, I notice that Warners is adding more and more titles to their catalog as DVD-Rs, including none other than The Barbarian. I have since gotten over my obsession, and may or may not get a copy (it's twenty bucks), but it was kind of interesting to track the progression of events.
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