DaDon's LaserDisc Blog and LaserDiscs Reviews

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DaDon's LaserDisc Blog 2.1 — Outrageous Commentary, Reviews and Tips and Tricks…

A Christmas Story 30th Anniversary – Classic Comedy on LaserDisc

October 27, 2013

A Christmas Story movie was released in 1983 a full 30 years ago. Since its uneventful release it has become a Christmas Comedy classic. Many watch it every year. It was based on the short stories of Jean Shepard and others. Directed by the infamous Bob Clark known for the best and worst of movies […]

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LaserDisc Recordable Media – RLV Only $1295 Each…

August 17, 2013

In 1992 Pioneer Electronics introduced a commercial recording system for LaserDiscs. The vdr-v1000 LaserDisc Recorder was priced at $39,950 and the RLV (Recordable LaserVision Disc) was $1295 each.  The RLV LaserDisc was developed by the Optical Disc Corporation now named ODC Nimbus in 1984. Recording time per side was 32 minutes and the sound was analog. […]

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Sundance Film Festival – January 17th through 27th 2013

November 30, 2012

  This is the place to go to view independent films, meet directors, actors and movie lovers. The Sundance Film Festival will select 200 films from nearly 12,000 submissions. More than 50,000 people will attend Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah.  Each city is separated by a short drive (30 to 75 […]

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Gig Harbor 5th Annual Film Festival October 19th, 20th, 21st 2012

October 17, 2012

Join in the all day Film Festival featuring over 40 films. DaDon just discovered this awesome event in Gig Harbor Washington after talking with Film Director Sandy Smolan. DaDons supplied 2 LaserDiscs for the Movie “Rachel River” to Sandy so that he could showcase this film that he directed. ‘Rachel River” was nominated for the […]

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LaserDisc Packaging the Right Way…

June 15, 2012

How to Properly Package a LaserDisc One of the most frustrating experiences for a LaserDisc Collector is the arrival of a damaged LaserDisc / cover. You see, we have already researched the title, the release and the listing. Then we purchase and pay. Then we wait a month or so only to find that due […]

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Contempt CinemaDisc LaserDisc Movie Review

August 17, 2011

My relationship with Jean Luc-Godard’s “Contempt” is complicated… It’s Godard, so I love it; but it’s also the Godard movie where you most clearly see the greedy hands of Hollywood. And ironically, that’s what it’s about: how Hollywood puts a price on a man, and how it ruins his marriage. In an equal-and-opposite manner that […]

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LaserDisc Database and Blog

July 4, 2010

Introducing LaserDisc Database, Store and Blog… DaDon’s is a Rare LaserDisc Website with over 50,000 LaserDiscs in its Database and over 5,000 Discs in its Store. Designed for the Collector, the site also includes a Blog for LaserDisc Optimization, Reviews and Commentary. Further, you can switch from Database mode to Store mode with a single […]

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Collecting LaserDiscs…

June 22, 2010

Building a video library is very rewarding. Many LaserDisc movies and features are not available on DVD. Furthermore, many have special features that are not available elsewhere. The 12 3/8 inch jackets have ample room for artwork and inserts that can not be duplicated in smaller formats. Add natural analog video and uncompressed sound for […]

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First LaserDisc Blog and Reviews

May 18, 2010

Welcome LaserDisc Collectors ! This is DaDon’s first Posting ! So, I am excited about the opportunity to comment on the LaserDisc Industry, Movies and Home Theater tips and tricks. Let me know if you have questions that can be answered in future installments. Otherwise, I will just ramble on… Science Fiction / Sci-fi Movies […]

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