Found BTF on Amazon.com for about $15..then found "New Faces" for $2.58. Now if
only I could order the Hancock's Half Hour sets without paying exhorbitant
overseas shipping costs (I presume my little "region-free" Chinese DVD player
won't have a problem with these).
David Lennick wrote:
> I need to Google these things more often..forgot that Beyond the Fringe
> was out on videotape (Beta only!) back in the 80s. Never owned a
> Betamax, didn't think it was worth renting one just to dub one tape.
> Roger and Allison Kulp wrote:
>> An excerpt from "Pete and Dud" is avaliable on the "Legends of British
>> Comedy" DVD,there is also a PAL tape called "Pete and Dud:Laughing
>> Stock",which I am not aware of the contents of.
>> Roger Kulp
>> Mike Richter <[log in to unmask]> wrote: Matt Sohn wrote:
>>>> One thing you'll never find on DVD or any other format is Pete &
>>>> Dud. Other surprising goodies have shown up, like At Last The 1948
>>>> Show, but Dudley Moore told me in an interview that the Beeb, in its
>>>> infinite idiocy, had erased all the "Not Only But Also" tapes. The
>>>> salvaged soundtrack excerpts issued on Decca/London LPs is all that
>>>> exists, as far as I know.
>>> There is, however, a DVD of the "1964 gala farewell performance" of
>>> "Beyond the Fringe" featuring Pete & Dud as well as Jonathan Miller
>>> and Alan Bennett.
>> It seems unlikely that the Goons' "Down among the X Men" will ever
>> make it to DVD. On which topic, are there other shorts than the
>> Muckinese Battle Horn? I've a decent tape of that and want more!