One can sit down and make a list of the movies that SHOULD be released on DVD and make an even longer list of the ones that should NEVER have been put on VHS, much less DVD or Blu-Ray. Academy Award nominated screenplays, performances, direction, etc. To mention just a few, why hasn't "The Dark At the Top of the Stairs" by William Inge with Oscar nominated performance by the wonderful 'music man', Robert Preston never been released on DVD? How about, "Dear Heart" with two of the greatest actors and performances ever captivated on celluloid, the amazing Geraldine Page (Oscar nominated) and the ever-always great, Glen Ford? Where's Ted Turner's push to save great films? Where is Martin Scorsese doing the same? One could scratch their head wondering. But one could scratch his head until it bleeds wondering why this masterpiece of dialogue and monologues as only Herb Gardner could write, is sitting on some dusty shelf turning to immortal dust. As a write said (above my message) Irwin Corey's speech is one that will never be forgotten by those of us lucky enough to have seen "Thieves". Had the film been made in black and white with a monster as a character, it would have been on the DVD rental shelves YEARS AGO. Marlo Thomas and Charles Grodin, BOTH terrific actors, giving two award-deserving performances only alive in the memory of the few of us who loved the film. MARTIN! TED! PLEASE! Don't overlook this title while you're deciding which movies to save...add "Dark at the Top" and "Dear Heart" to the list as well! THANX!!!
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