On 21/05/2014, Randy A. Riddle wrote:
> There are several low-budget horror/slasher films and r-rated comedies
> that have never been re-released on dvd. Some were direct-to-video
> releases put out in the heyday of the vhs format. And there's odd bits
> of broadcast tv or strange home videos that people look for.
"Song of the South" will not be released on DVD, and "Shirley Valentine"
seems to be available only in a corrupted version (dubbed for US TV).
> Whether these are worth saving or worth anyone's time to watch them
> again is debatable.
> It's all about nostalgia. It was stuff that was part of the cultural
> detritus when they were kids.
> Record collecting when through a similar phase in the 90s with the
> whole "Incredibly Strange Music" thing, with then-hipsters gathering
> up obscure albums simply because of the covers or eccentric musicians
> contained on them. Kali Balu's "Cosmic Telephone Call" anyone?
> Far be it for me to knock anyone's nostalgia. I still get out my Decca
> lp by the Banana Splits once in a while.
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