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Initial post: Jul 31, 2006 1:02:55 PM PDT
why are copies of 1984 so expensive. prices on amazon range from $43 to $110 and DVDempire charges $299...and tthe most expensive are the used copies...what's with that?

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 17, 2007 3:37:28 PM PDT
S. Ware says:
It's out of print.

In reply to an earlier post on May 10, 2008 5:50:51 PM PDT
Don't watch the movie, my friend watched it and advised me to stay away from it but I couldn't because I enjoyed the book so much, so I ended up watching it....he was right...it, like many book-movie adaptations failed horribly.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 24, 2008 5:57:11 PM PST
ODB says:
But wait a minute. Why would a DVD, let alone Richard Burton's last film, be out of print.

It smacks of the thought police and the ministry of truth.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 8, 2014 2:04:06 PM PST
Eric Perlin says:
Which movie version did you see? There were three films based on Orwell's "1984". One starred Edmond O'Brien, another starred Peter Cushing, and the third version starred John Hurt and Richard Burton. I've seen the John Hurt-Richard Burton version and it was excellent; very faithful to the book and perfectly cast.
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1984 With Connections: With Connections (Hrw Library)
1984 With Connections: With Connections (Hrw Library) by George Orwell (Hardcover - Dec. 2000)
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