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Here's an easy one for anyone familiar with the film.

Name that movie:

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Here's an easy one for anyone familiar with the film.
I noticed laserdisc forever in your quote. I don't know if you've ever watched The Regular Show, but there's a SPECTACULAR episode called The Last Laserdisc Player.

http://regularshow.wikia.com/wiki/Th...serdisc_Player

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Operation Petticoat.
That's a bingo.

The Blu-ray from Olive Films looks like a ratty old theatrical print coated in tons of dirt and scratches. Hugely disappointing.

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I noticed laserdisc forever in your quote. I don't know if you've ever watched The Regular Show, but there's a SPECTACULAR episode called The Last Laserdisc Player.

http://regularshow.wikia.com/wiki/Th...serdisc_Player
Never seen it.

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Never seen it.
Well now you can http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x17...04e31_creation

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That's a bingo.

The Blu-ray from Olive Films looks like a ratty old theatrical print coated in tons of dirt and scratches. Hugely disappointing.
That's a shame. It's one thing if the print is in bad shape, it's another if you can tell there was just no effort put in the transfer.

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I hate to point out that the Laserdisc player they toss around is about half the size it would need to be to play the disc.

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I hate to point out that the Laserdisc player they toss around is about half the size it would need to be to play the disc.
LOL! One of the things I love about the show is that theres' a lot of references to the 80's and 90's that I get to explain to my 11 yr old son. Laserdisc went like this:

Me: Laserdiscs were like really big bluray's. They were awesome for the time, but never got popular.
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Me: Like Albums
Son: What's an album?
Me: Sigh...

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Name this movie (pardon the quality):


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Romper Stomper

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If you're referring to mine, then nope, sorry!


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Name that movie:

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Now that you posted the second image and research is allowed, I can say that this is International House (1933).


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Name that movie.

Answer:

Spoiler!


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Now that you posted the second image and research is allowed, I can say that this is International House (1933).
That's not a posted rule, I thought it was always 48hrs for research. But anyway, yes that's it.

An interesting film in many respects, not the least of which is the fact that it obviously predates the Hays Code. Partly because of that it was unavailable to the public for close to 50 years, except for sporadic art house and college showings. It was a fun movie, in the day, to go watch while under the influence of whatever.
The cast is also worth noting, which includes:
W.C. Fields
George Burns
Gracie Allen
Rudy Vallee
Cab Calloway
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That's not a posted rule, I thought it was always 48hrs for research. But anyway, yes that's it.
Actually, if you check page one where Bill posted the rules, one of them says this:


"If the poster of the challenge begins offering clues or additional images, we judge the 48 hours have expired, regardless of the clock. Research is allowed."


So, therefore it most definitely is a posted rule, otherwise, I wouldn't have researched it.


Either way, thanks for the challenge it looks like an interesting film.


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Sorry, nope.
I thought that might be Lenny Baker on the right.
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It looks like Angelina Jolie, so I guess, Salt?

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Strangers on a Train
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The shot composition looks like Hitch, and that looks like DC in the background, so ...
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Goin Down the Road.

Never seen it, but the car was a great clue.

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