The quality of the first 5-10 minutes of this video cassette tape is appallingly bad, with lines running across the screen and hissing noises, but after 10 minutes have gone by, the tape is clear again. It was purchased as a gift for someone who is a real Sinatra fan and I am sure he will enjoy watching the video, he having seen Sinatra perform live on a few occasions. Had I known how poor the quality of the video tape at the start was going to be, I would not have purchased this item. I hope the recipient of the gift is not put off with the first 5-10 minutes. The product arrived on time.