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What A Carve Up [1961] [DVD]
What A Carve Up [1961] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Sid James
Price: 7.23

28 of 29 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, undemanding fun, 12 Mar 2009
This review is from: What A Carve Up [1961] [DVD] (DVD)
I enjoyed this when it was first released in the cinema, and bought the DVD out of curiosity, to see how it stood the test of time.
The answer was... surprisingly well! The script is full of terrible inconsistencies, but it has a good ensemble cast, and is, on the whole one of the better British comedies of that period.

Johnny Cash: The Best Of The Johnny Cash TV Show [DVD] [2007] [NTSC]
Johnny Cash: The Best Of The Johnny Cash TV Show [DVD] [2007] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Johnny Cash
Price: 9.99

14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Less Is More, 25 April 2008
I saw the rather ambivalent reviews of the two-disc set,and so I decided to try this one, and Boy! am i glad I did. Apparently the big problem with the other set is the frequent intrusion of talking heads, to the detriment of the music. That definitely doesn't happen here. None of the performances are interrupted,and they are all stunning,so this really seems to be a case of less is more!
One minor point. The Amazon write-up implies the presence of Louis Armstrong, Chet Atkins, and Glenn Campbell, although none of them actually appear on this disc.
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Hammer Horror Series [DVD] [1964] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Hammer Horror Series [DVD] [1964] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Clifford Evans
Price: 13.66

19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just an added note., 14 Mar 2008
I agree with all those who love this set. It's brilliant."Night Creatures", however, is not really a horror film, more a costume drama, with Peter Cushing and Oliver Reed as 18th Century smugglers.It was originally released as a second feature to "Phantom of the Opera",(also in this collection),under the title of "Captain Clegg". It's actually a pretty faithful adaptation of Russell Thorndyke's novel "Doctor Syn".This may be of use to those who didn't recognise the American title.

Rockets Galore [1957]
Rockets Galore [1957]
Offered by xyxxxx
Price: 149.90

11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Fun, 12 Dec 2007
This review is from: Rockets Galore [1957] (DVD)
If you enjoyed"Whisky Galore", then the odds are that you'll enjoy this pleasant little sequel. Based on another of Compton Mackenzie's books, it has the islanders resisting the Government's plans to build a rocket range on Todday.It's not in the same class as the original, but it's not bad, and it benefits from quite a few of the original cast reprising their roles (Gordon Jackson and Jean Cadell among them), and even an early appearance by a very young Ronnie Corbett! So, as long as you don't set your expectations too high,you'll probably find it good fun.

Bob Dylan - the Archive Vol. 1 [DVD]
Bob Dylan - the Archive Vol. 1 [DVD]
Dvd ~ Bob Dylan
Price: 7.99

27 of 27 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Bob Dylan - The Archive Vol 1, 31 Jan 2006
I bought this out of curiosity, being something of a Dylan anorak, but it's not bad.It's a bootleg, naturally.Three tracks from the Washington Civil Rights Rally in 1963,three from the Canadian Quest TV show of 1964,and,most interesting, ten tracks from a Rolling Thunder gig in Clearwater,Florida from 1976, which I hadn't heard of before.BD in cheerful mood, some unusual songs(Masterpiece;St.Augustine)Visuals a bit foggy, sound not bad,professional packaging.All in all, pretty good value for money .

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