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Christmas is coming; THE Gift for the Classic Film Fan?

Spotted at the HTF; Christmas is coming an Amazon.com has got some mind-boggling - and wallet emptying - collections on offer.

First up, at a mere $1,999.49 Warner Classics Mega Collection, which comprises:

42nd Street
Freaks
Objective Burma
Adventures of Robin Hood: Special Edition
Friendly Persuasion
Ocean's 11 (1960)
Advise and Consent
Fury
On the Town
Alice Adams
Gaslight
Operation Pacific
An American in Paris
Giant 2-Disc SE
Out of the Past
The Americanization of Emily
Gigi
Petrified Forest
Anchors Aweigh
Glass Bottom Boat
Philadelphia Story Two-Disc SE
Angels with Dirty Faces
Gold Rush
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Anna Christie
Gone with the Wind 4-Disc Edition
Possessed
Anna Karenina
Goodbye Mr. Chips
The Prince and the Pauper
Annie Get Your Gun
Grand Hotel
The Prince and the Showgirl
Asphalt Jungle,
The Great Dictator,
The Private Lives of Elizabeth & Essex
Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer
Great Ziegfeld
Public Enemy
Bad Day at Black Rock
Gun Crazy
Queen Christina
The Band Wagon Two-Disc SE
Gunga Din
Random Harvest
The Barkleys of Broadway
Harvey Girls
Rebel without a Cause Two-Disc SE
Bells are Ringing
High Sierra
Rio Bravo
Ben Hur 4-Disc Edition
Horror of Dracula
The Roaring '20s
The Big Sleep
House of Wax (1953)
Robin and the Seven Hoods
Billy Rose's Jumbo
Humoresque
Scaramouche
Blackboard Jungle
Hunchback of Notre Dame 1939
The Sea Chase
Blood Alley
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
The Sea Hawk
Born to Kill
I Confess
The Searchers
Boys Town
I Remember Mama
The Set-up
Bridgadoon
In the Good Old Summertime
Shall We Dance (1937)
Bringing Up Baby Two-Disc SE
Jezebel
Shop Around the Corner
Butterfield 8
Key Largo
Show Boat
Camille
The Kid,
Singing' in the Rain
Captain Blood
Kim
Son of Lassie
Casablanca 2-Disc SE
King in New York/Woman in Paris,
Stage Door
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
King Kong 2-Disc SE
Stage Fright
Chaplin Revue
King of Kings
Stagecoach
Christmas Carol 1938
Lassie Come Home
The Star (1953)
Christmas in Connecticut
Libeled Lady
A Star is Born (1954)
The Cincinnati Kid
Limelight
Story of Sea Biscuit
The Circus,
Little Caesar
Strangers on a Train: Special Edition
Citizen Kane 2-Disc SE
Love Finds Andy Hardy
Suspicion
City Lights
Love in the Afternoon
Swing Time
Clash By Night
Love Me or Leave Me
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Courage of Lassie
Lullaby of Broadway
Tall in the Saddle
The Cowboys,
The Maltese Falcon
Tarzan Collection
Crossfire
The Master of Ballantrae
Taste the Blood of Dracula
Curse of Frankenstein,
The Mata Hari
TCM Archives: Buster Keaton
The Damned Don't Cry
McQ
TCM Archives: Lon Chaney
Dark Passage
Mildred Pierce
That's Entertainment I
Dark Victory
Mister Roberts
That's Entertainment II
A Day at the Races,
Modern Times
That's Entertainment III
Days of Wine and Roses
Monsieur Verdoux
Them!
Designing Woman
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
They Died with their Boots on
Destination Tokyo
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
They Drive By Night
Dial M for Murder
Mr. Skeffington
The Thin Man Collection
Dillinger
Mrs. Miniver
To Be or Not to Be
Dinner at Eight
The Mummy (1959)
To Have and Have Not
Doctor Zhivago 2-Disc SE
Murder, My Sweet
Top Hat
Dodge City
Mutiny on the Bounty 1935
The Train Robbers
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
My Fair Lady 2-Disc SE
Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Special Edition
Dracula Has Risen From the Grave
My Favorite Wife
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
East of Eden Two-Disc SE
Narrow Margin
Where The Boys Are
Easter Parade Two-Disc SE
National Velvet
White Heat
Face in the Crowd
Never So Few
Wizard of Oz
Father of the Bride
Night and Day
The Women
Finian's Rainbow
A Night at the Opera,
The Wrong Man
Follow the Fleet
A Night in Casablanca,
Yankee Doodle Dandy: Special Edition
For Me and My Gal
Ninotchka
The Yearling
Foreign Correspondent
North By Northwest
Young Man with a Horn
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
Now Voyager
Ziegfeld Girl


(Phew!)

And how about The Fox Studio Classics Collection, which comprises all 37 releases up to and including November 2005? A mere $299.99, or the Fox Film Noir Collection, at $74.99, mere pocket change for all nine releases to to the end of 2005.

Mind you, if you are anything of a classic film fan, you'll have most of those already, won't you?
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Originally Posted by John Hodson
Spotted at the HTF; Christmas is coming an Amazon.com has got some mind-boggling - and wallet emptying - collections on offer.

First up, at a mere $1,999.49 Warner Classics Mega Collection, which comprises:

42nd Street
Freaks
Objective Burma
Adventures of Robin Hood: Special Edition
Friendly Persuasion
Ocean's 11 (1960)
Advise and Consent
Fury
On the Town
Alice Adams
Gaslight
Operation Pacific
An American in Paris
Giant 2-Disc SE
Out of the Past
The Americanization of Emily
Gigi
Petrified Forest
Anchors Aweigh
Glass Bottom Boat
Philadelphia Story Two-Disc SE
Angels with Dirty Faces
Gold Rush
Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Anna Christie
Gone with the Wind 4-Disc Edition
Possessed
Anna Karenina
Goodbye Mr. Chips
The Prince and the Pauper
Annie Get Your Gun
Grand Hotel
The Prince and the Showgirl
Asphalt Jungle,
The Great Dictator,
The Private Lives of Elizabeth & Essex
Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer
Great Ziegfeld
Public Enemy
Bad Day at Black Rock
Gun Crazy
Queen Christina
The Band Wagon Two-Disc SE
Gunga Din
Random Harvest
The Barkleys of Broadway
Harvey Girls
Rebel without a Cause Two-Disc SE
Bells are Ringing
High Sierra
Rio Bravo
Ben Hur 4-Disc Edition
Horror of Dracula
The Roaring '20s
The Big Sleep
House of Wax (1953)
Robin and the Seven Hoods
Billy Rose's Jumbo
Humoresque
Scaramouche
Blackboard Jungle
Hunchback of Notre Dame 1939
The Sea Chase
Blood Alley
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
The Sea Hawk
Born to Kill
I Confess
The Searchers
Boys Town
I Remember Mama
The Set-up
Bridgadoon
In the Good Old Summertime
Shall We Dance (1937)
Bringing Up Baby Two-Disc SE
Jezebel
Shop Around the Corner
Butterfield 8
Key Largo
Show Boat
Camille
The Kid,
Singing' in the Rain
Captain Blood
Kim
Son of Lassie
Casablanca 2-Disc SE
King in New York/Woman in Paris,
Stage Door
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
King Kong 2-Disc SE
Stage Fright
Chaplin Revue
King of Kings
Stagecoach
Christmas Carol 1938
Lassie Come Home
The Star (1953)
Christmas in Connecticut
Libeled Lady
A Star is Born (1954)
The Cincinnati Kid
Limelight
Story of Sea Biscuit
The Circus,
Little Caesar
Strangers on a Train: Special Edition
Citizen Kane 2-Disc SE
Love Finds Andy Hardy
Suspicion
City Lights
Love in the Afternoon
Swing Time
Clash By Night
Love Me or Leave Me
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Courage of Lassie
Lullaby of Broadway
Tall in the Saddle
The Cowboys,
The Maltese Falcon
Tarzan Collection
Crossfire
The Master of Ballantrae
Taste the Blood of Dracula
Curse of Frankenstein,
The Mata Hari
TCM Archives: Buster Keaton
The Damned Don't Cry
McQ
TCM Archives: Lon Chaney
Dark Passage
Mildred Pierce
That's Entertainment I
Dark Victory
Mister Roberts
That's Entertainment II
A Day at the Races,
Modern Times
That's Entertainment III
Days of Wine and Roses
Monsieur Verdoux
Them!
Designing Woman
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
They Died with their Boots on
Destination Tokyo
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
They Drive By Night
Dial M for Murder
Mr. Skeffington
The Thin Man Collection
Dillinger
Mrs. Miniver
To Be or Not to Be
Dinner at Eight
The Mummy (1959)
To Have and Have Not
Doctor Zhivago 2-Disc SE
Murder, My Sweet
Top Hat
Dodge City
Mutiny on the Bounty 1935
The Train Robbers
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
My Fair Lady 2-Disc SE
Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Special Edition
Dracula Has Risen From the Grave
My Favorite Wife
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
East of Eden Two-Disc SE
Narrow Margin
Where The Boys Are
Easter Parade Two-Disc SE
National Velvet
White Heat
Face in the Crowd
Never So Few
Wizard of Oz
Father of the Bride
Night and Day
The Women
Finian's Rainbow
A Night at the Opera,
The Wrong Man
Follow the Fleet
A Night in Casablanca,
Yankee Doodle Dandy: Special Edition
For Me and My Gal
Ninotchka
The Yearling
Foreign Correspondent
North By Northwest
Young Man with a Horn
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
Now Voyager
Ziegfeld Girl


(Phew!)
I wonder if that comes with free shipping?
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Will i get stung for customs if i go for this???
At my count - you'll have to pay £350 VAT, and £4 Royal Mail fee.


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