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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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  • NOW LIVE: The Little Rascals Preservation & Restoration Project

    ClassicFlix is thrilled to announce that The Little Rascals Preservation & Restoration Project is now LIVE! Go over to Indiegogo right now and make your pledge to pres...

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  • COMING SOON: The Little Rascals Preservation & Restoration Project

    ClassicFlix is thrilled to announce that we have licensed all 80 Hal Roach Our Gang (Little Rascal) sound shorts and will soon be announcing a crowdfund project to preserve and restore these beloved and iconic shorts. Go over to Indiegogo right now and click "watch the video" then sign up today and be th...

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  • The Marx Brothers' A Night in Casablanca Comes to Blu-ray in December

    This December 15th, the Marx Brothers' fast-paced, laugh-a-minute comedy A Night in Casablanca (1946) makes its Blu-ray debut. After being absent from the silver screen for five years, the legendary trio are in top form as they set out to bust up a Nazi spy ring in this light spoof of the iconic 1942 wartime drama Casablanca. Bonus ...

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  • Ollie Stars in Zenobia This Fall

    Newly transferred and restored from original 35mm nitrate film elements, Hal Roach’s Zenobia (1939) finally makes its way to Blu-ray and DVD from ClassicFlix this November 24th. Two comic greats come together—comedy icon Oliver Hardy and former silent film clown Harry Langdon—in this endearing story about a grateful elephant who refuses to part...

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  • Hal Roach Streamliners, Vol. 3 Trailer - The Taxi Comedies

    Now available from ClassicFlix, and making their home video debut, are all three Hal Roach “Taxi” streamliners starring William Bendix (The Life of Riley)—with each film culled from original studio masters! Below is a custom trailer we've cut for The Complete Hal Roach Streamliners Collecti...

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  • Hal Roach Streamliners, Vol. 5: Pitts & Summerville Plus Other Rarities in October

    ZaSu Pitts and Slim Summerville, anti-Nazi wartime comedies and the CineColor produced The Fabulous Joe are making their way to DVD in one special collection this October 13th from ClassicFlix in The Complete Hal Roach Streamliners Collection, Volume 5 (Pitts &...

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  • Abbott & Costello's Africa Screams Trailer Showcasing Glorious 4K Restoration

    Set to street in a few weeks, we've cut a custom trailer for the 1949 Abbott and Costello jungle romp Africa Screams (Special Limited Edition). Exclusively available at ClassicFlix.com, and newly restored by 3-D Film Archive in 4K from original nitrate film elements, Africa is presented in stunning and glorious image and sound unseen or heard...

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  • Hal Roach Streamliners, Vol. 2 Trailer - The Westerns

    Below is a custom trailer we've cut for The Complete Hal Roach Streamliners Collection, Volume 2 (The Westerns) - Silver Series #7. The 3-film DVD collection streets on June 16th with all three making their home video debut. The breezy westerns star Noah Beery, Jr. and Jimmy Rogers (son of Will), and are load...

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  • Hal Roach Streamliners, Vol. 4: The Musicals in August

    The ClassicFlix reach into the Hal Roach Studio vaults continues as The Complete Hal Roach Streamliners Collection, Volume 4 (The Musicals) will arrive on DVD this August 25th. Culled from original studio masters, the 3-film collection features the comedic farce All-American Co-Ed, the Tech...

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