Author: Staff Writer

  • Bouncing Babies (1929) Restoration Comparison

    Today's update brings a restoration comparison for the 5th Our Gang sound short Bouncing Babies (1929). Of the 11 films to be included in The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Volume 1, we budgeted the most restoration man-hours for Babies due to the damage and deterioration of the nitrate film elements. As seen in the compa...

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  • Moan & Groan, Inc. (1929) Restoration Comparison

    Below is a restoration comparison of the 6th Our Gang sound short MOAN & GROAN, INC. (1929). As can be seen, MOAN (like all the shorts in our upcoming set The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Volume 1) has received a major restoration presenting a clean, sharp and stabilized image. Also, The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations...

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  • UPDATE: The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Vol. 1

    Today's update brings the great news that restorations on all 11 shorts in Volume 1 are in the can and being prepped for Blu-ray replication. With restorations complete, we now plan to share more clips from Volume 1 leading up to its release date. Below is our first such comparison (of BEAR SHOOTERS) which displays what the current DVD looks like, what th...

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  • JUNE: The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Vol. 2

    Get ready for some June this June as The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Volume 2 (Blu-ray) is set for a June 29th street date. The Our Gang franchise really started producing some stand-outs during this period with Miss Crabtree (June Marlow) and her lovesick rascals highlighting four of the shorts in this volume...

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  • SILVER SERIES: Crystal Ball, Duke of West Point in June

    More previously unreleased classics are coming out of the vaults this June 15th with our announcement of The Crystal Ball (1943) starring Ray Milland and Paulette Goddard and The Duke of West Point (1938) starring Louis Hayward...

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  • Hal Roach Streamliners, Vol. 6: The Curley Comedies in June

    Newly scanned from original 35mm film elements, ClassicFlix presents the sixth and final volume of Hal Roach’s streamliners with a Cinecolor double feature in The Complete Hal Roach Streamliners Collection, Volume 6 (The Curley Comedies). Hal Roach produced 22 streamliners in all between 194...

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  • TRAILER: The Marx Bros. in A Night in Casablanca

    Released yesterday, we've cut a custom trailer for the 1946 Marx Brothers comedy A Night in Casablanca.  With more one-liners, jokes and gags that you can shake a cigar at, A Night in Casablanca recaptures the Marxes at their zany best. Included are some rare bonus features (see below).

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  • The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Vol. 1

    Remastered, uncut and beautifully restored, now you can see The Little Rascals like never before! With restorations so glorious, it will be like watching these iconic shorts for the first time in The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Volume 1 (Blu-ray). Scheduled to street on April 13th, Volume 1 contains ...

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  • New Clear Blu-ray Cases

    Released last Tuesday, November 24th, have you received our latest Blu-ray release, Zenobia (1939), yet? If so, you may have noticed that the case is clear (see below), unlike our prior releases that came with a standard Blu-ray case. This is no accident, as we've made a permanent switch to these high-end and more durable cases for all releases starting with Zenobia. As of now, these cl...

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  • TRAILER: Oliver Hardy in Zenobia

    We've cut a custom trailer for the 1939 comedy Zenobia starring Oliver Hardy, Harry Langdon and Billie Burke.  Newly transferred and restored from original 35mm nitrate film elements, Hal Roach’s endearing comedy about a grateful elephant—who refuses to part with the humble doctor who’s cured her—finally makes its way to Blu-ray and DVD from ClassicFlix this...

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