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Brad Kimball
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From: Highland Mills, NY USA
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 - posted December 29, 2018 01:41 PM      Profile for Brad Kimball   Email Brad Kimball   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Why would vendors like KEN and COLUMBIA PICTURES release certain titles in mute subtitled versions only? Titles like “Return of the Vampire”, for example. Why would they not want to increase their market shares?

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Maurice Leakey
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 - posted December 29, 2018 01:57 PM      Profile for Maurice Leakey   Email Maurice Leakey   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I am not sure, but it could have been for contractual reasons. The similar happened with Disney with their first release of Mickey Mouse cartoons which were then only issued as silent versions.

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