Synapse Films to prepare restoration for Prom Night (1980)

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  1. ronnie21

    ronnie21 Well-Known Member

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    Prom night sold... excellent shots..you can even see the slit on the girls throat now. before it was wayyy too dark...
     
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    Heh. I remember when that OOP Anchor Bay DVD used to go for so much money.

    ~Matt
     
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    Those shots look amazing!! I can't decide if I should toss my OOP Anchor Bay disc or hold to it for old times sake.
    (I mean hell, I still have the OOP Anchor Bar bare-bones Halloween disc I bought at a GameStop for $5 when I was 8)
     
  4. elDomenechHDG

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    Do what I do when I want to keep an older release - find a double disc case and make a combo pack. If you want to hang onto the old DVD sleeve take it out of the DVD case and store it in a binder. I just did this with Neon Maniacs. Some things are worth hanging onto.
     
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    I also still have the old Anchor Bay DVD in my collection.
    Never getting rid of it, since it was the first DVD I ever bought, so a lot of nostalgia there ;)
     
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    I'll probably still hang into the old AB disc even after I upgrade.
     
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    Why if I may ask?
     
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    I probably will keep it, I've had it forever and I'd probably only get like a dollar with it if I try to sell it at Half Price Books or Gamestop
     
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    Well, for starters I have two houses and only one is Blu-Ray equipped. Sometimes my standard DVD's end up at the other house once I upgrade. Also, I'm not hurting for space or cash at the moment. Plus, the AB disc is OOP and I'm sure will not lose too much value - not everyone goes Blu. Who knows, in a few more years it may be worth even more - I'm willing to take the risk :)
     
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    I'm with you on that one. Even if i tried to sell it I wouldn't get much for it and I love all my old AB discs, they hold a special place in my heart from the old days when AB had their shit together. Now where to find more space:confused: :lol:
     
  11. Mutilated Prey

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    I just looked on eBay and there's only one person selling the old AB disc paired with the MGM Prom Night 2 disc for $120.
     
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    Yeah this is a blu-ray/DVD combo. The Anchor Bay DVD is worthless. I can understand it having sentimental value for some people, but this DVD isn't gonna be of actual monetary value.

    ~Matt
     
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    Well, oddly that's not always true just because it's a Blu/DVD combo. Like I said, not everyone goes Blu and would rather pay $10-$15 for an old DVD rather than $20 for a combo with a Blu they'll never use. I sold my The Burning MGM DVD recently on eBay for $15 "Like New". You also have that other group of hipsters that get off on the fact it's "OOP".
     
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    A crappy non-anamorphic transfer from 1997. It's worthless. I've seen it in shops all over the place. It was valuable at one point because it was the only version of it on DVD.

    Sure it may sell for $20. But I will say it again. It's not of any value. I bought it back in 2004 for $70.

    ~Matt
     
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    Very true indeed, I just sold my old Final Terror dvd for $18 and that transfer was worthless but it was nice to get some money out of it for the new release.:D One man's trash is another man's treasure.
     
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    Hahaahahaa:lol: That's nuts $70 for a crappy DVD!
     
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    Pretty much the price you paid years ago. It was my very first DVD for 100 USD IN '99 when I bought it here in Norway
     
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    I remember paying $80 for the Army of Darkness Director's Cut DVD in '99 or 2000. I shake my head now, but back then I was ecstatic just to hold it in my financially irresponsible hands.
     
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    No real horror stories as far as overpaying for DVDs, but I once paid $30 for a like-new Happy Birthday to Me VHS tape.

    The tape and box were in excellent shape. Barely even looked used, so I guess I don't feel terrible about it, but still... considering you can get the Blu-ray of it paired up with When a Stranger Calls for only $5.00 at Walmart... it sorta stings a little.
     
  20. Mutilated Prey

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    The most I've ever paid for any movie would probably be Screams of a Winter Night on VHS for $45 or $50 shipped. I bought the AB Prom Night DVD like 5-6 years ago for $8 used but in excellent condition.
     

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