Author: Staff Writer

  • Thomas Mitchell Stars in The O. Henry Playhouse - The Vol. 1 This November

    Now available for the first time on DVD from ClassicFlix—a long lost television anthology series spotlighting the works of one of America's most beloved short story authors. This November 16th, The O. Henry Playhouse - The Complete Series, Vol. 1 will be released containing the first 13 of 39 episodes in the series.

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  • Orson Welles Beguiles in Black Magic This October

    Newly remastered and restored, the legendary Orson Welles puts on a hypnotically captivating performance in Black Magic (1949) which is scheduled for its Blu-ray debut on October 26th. An adaptation of the Alexandre Dumas novel Joseph Balsamo, the costume drama was filmed in Italy and co-stars Nancy Guild.  More details on the film below.

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  • The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Vol. 2, Trailers & Restoration Comparision

    Out today, we've posted two trailers and a restoration comparison for The Little Rascals - The ClassicFlix Restorations, Volume 2 (Blu-ray). The 1930-31 season for Our Gang marks a high point for the series in many ways, and also proves the strength of Roach's simple formula which makes The Rascals, even to this day, so appealing. Jackie and Chubb...

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  • SILVER SERIES: Young and Willing, Silver Queen Coming This September

    Two rarely seen 1940s films will be making their DVD debut this September 28th: Silver Queen (1942) and Young and Willing (1943). Silver Queen stars George Brent and Priscilla Lane (in her only western) and features&nbs...

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  • 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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