Nice find Jonathan! Quite a rare one is this.
My latest buys all come from David Guest,
A 16mm copy of Nearest and Dearest the film version with the great Hylda Baker and Jimmy Jewell, - I know it's a slightly edited print - but it was great to see this on my screen and I did have a good laugh. I can keep this to show with my b/w copy of Hylda in She knows you know. I am also waiting for the arrival of 2 400ft digests of Murderers Row with Dean Martin and Love at first Bite with George Hamilton.
Sheep Dog - Don't give up the sheep.
Still in shrink wrap when it arrived. I don't have a projector here at home at the moment, but I took a look at it and it seems pretty red, but we'll see. Sheep Dog often have red background, so it might not be that bad.
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Received the digests of Murderers Row and Love at First Bite from David Guest - both in original packaging - I will screen them later this weekend and let you know the quality - because on initial inspection they look very good.
The world in flames. Three episodes. 3x400' Super 8, b/w sound. Unfortunately the postal service cracked two of the hinges (one side of two boxes). I am gluing them now and hope that works.
I really like world war two documentaries. This series has 32 episodes. 29 more to go :-)
And since they arrived today, I am even more sorry I forgot the take-up reel at the cabin. Or else I could have looked at them on the new GS 1200. Well. Now I have something to look forward to.
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Way to go Tim and David on your good fortune, our Elvind, forget the glue, drill a small hole and fit a little bolt, if its the little pivot that gets broken, problem solved. P.S. when I say "our", its a term of endearment, you're part of the gang.
I know that 'every home should have one' but I just didn't have a copy of Gerald McBoing Boing ...that was until this morning when my friend the postie greeted me with a parcel and the remark 'another film?'
I remember my Dad having this film during the 60's and it is one of my very favourite cartoons.
Not bad quality either from an eBay auction.
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