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Doombear 02-21-2014 10:00 PM

The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975) DVD!
 
Listed for Pre-order May 13th, 2014!
Good news, this long-awaited historical courtroom murder horror drama with Elizabeth Montgomery is finally being released onto DVD.
I've never heard of the studio releasing it, so hopefully it's decent quality, and the longer European cut of this made-for-TV movie.

deepred 02-21-2014 10:57 PM

I've heard this adaptation is very good. Can't wait to check it out.

I was hoping the latest Christina Ricci tv-movie would be decent but I found it pretty meh. Too bad - I love Ricci but haven't seen her in anything good for a long time.

Shlockjock81 02-21-2014 11:56 PM

I remember this aired on A&E years ago when I was around 12 or 13 and I was genuinely creeped out by it (especially the 'waste not want not' dinner scene). Great performances all around. Looking forward to this release!

Copyboy 02-22-2014 12:26 AM

This is great news! I can't remember if I rented this on VHS or caught it on late night TV but it was phenomenal! Been waiting and hoping for this one to get a DVD release for years!

chancetx 02-22-2014 02:12 AM

I hope it's a legit release but I'm skeptical. The artwork on amazon is the same as this "release" from a bootleg company.

http://www.raredvds.biz/The_Legend_O...end_lizzie.htm

amazon link:

http://www.amazon.com/Legend-Lizzie-...+lizzie+borden

"New Video Group" has a website but doesn't list this as an upcoming release. You'd think a legitimate release would have an announcement somewhere on the net but there's nothing about this. Sorry to be a Debbie Downer. I hope I'm wrong.

booper71 02-22-2014 03:28 AM

I used to watch this in the 80s and 90s often because it was always on late night TBS or TNT.

Erick H. 02-22-2014 06:16 AM

Saw it as a kid,Elizabeth Montgomery was a wonderful actress.BEWITCHED is fun but she was capable of stellar work when she had the material.

bigdaddyhorse 02-22-2014 05:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by deepred (Post 761977)

I was hoping the latest Christina Ricci tv-movie would be decent but I found it pretty meh. Too bad - I love Ricci but haven't seen her in anything good for a long time.

Yeah, but that was a Lifetime movie which by definition of Lifetime, had to suck. I haven't seen much stuff from Ricci recently, but dig After.Life from a few years ago.

Doombear 03-29-2014 06:27 PM

Delayed - normally a bad sign.

Katatonia 04-01-2014 10:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Doombear (Post 764363)
Delayed - normally a bad sign.

It sounds like it's been cancelled, or at least it's been changed to "Currently unavailable" on Amazon.

Doombear 06-29-2014 02:07 PM

Up for pre-order again. October 7th. I hope it really comes out with a decent transfer.


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