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It has also been available in the UK and Australia.
Best wishes, Thomas.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, December 29, 2006 6:54 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] laserdisc


> Mike Richter 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!
>>
>> Mike
>
> Actually I picked up Down Among the Z Men (not X) on a $1 DVD two years 
> ago! That's a source that totally dried up..guess they got caught in 
> copyright problems.
>
> Incidentally, it's terrible, unless you absolutely have to see what The 
> Goons were up to during their first two years.
>
> dl