Author: Staff Writer

  • WWII Spy Thriller International Lady Coming to Blu-ray and DVD in September

    International Lady (1941) will be making its Blu-ray and DVD debut this September 21st. Directed by Tim Whelan (The Thief of Bagdad), the World War II spy thriller stars George Brent, Ilona Massey and Basil Rathbone, and is the first Blu-ray release on the ClassicFlix Silver Series Line, and the 15th overall. Mor...

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  • FINALLY RESTORED: The Abbott and Costello Show Coming to Blu-ray

    Did you like last year's release of Abbott and Costello's Africa Screams (1949)? If so, you're going to love a new project that's in the works: The Abbott and Costello Show - Season 1. Bob Furmanek, 3-D Film Archive h...

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  • TRAILER & COMPARISON: The Little Rascals, Volume 1

    Officially out next Tuesday, June 1st, pre-orders for The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Volume 1 have started shipping and the sets will arrive in mailboxes starting this week. To go along with the arrival of the collection, we've cut custom trailer, as well as a restoration comparison for Volume 1. Both can be seen below.

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  • The Black Beauty Collection in August

    From one of the best-selling books of all time, Anna Sewell's classic 1877 novel Black Beauty, comes two film adaptations that are making their home video debut in The Black Beauty Collection (ClassicFlix Silver Series) this August 17th. Our 14th Silver Series release, this double feature release stars Mona Freeman in Black Beauty (1946) and the l...

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  • 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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