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Old 01-23-2022, 01:01 PM   #1
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An advice for a good old movie to watch on YouTube?


Of the old movies currently available to watch on YouTube, what would people recommend?

For example yesterday I saw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nas8Y1IW_Tk The Tall Men (1955). The beginning is set in winter, so you can turn the heating off and feel how cold it is. The scene where they are in the shack was rather slow - too much time spent looking at Jane Russell's socks.
 
Old 01-23-2022, 01:24 PM   #2
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There's already a 'good movie to watch' thread here, with many youtube links.
 
Old 01-23-2022, 01:56 PM   #3
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There's already a 'good movie to watch' thread here, with many youtube links.
I've scrolled that thread all the way back to page 100, and the few YouTube links are to trailers, fan-edits, documentaries, short works, unavailable, or distorted. No links to full movies unfortunately.
 
Old 01-23-2022, 06:10 PM   #4
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there are many sites and services and apps dedicated to movies, why bother using youtube for movies.

Although I guess maybe some old smartTvs or something it's the only free app or something...
 
Old 01-23-2022, 06:28 PM   #5
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How old is old?

Get Lamp, text adventure documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRhbcDzbGSU

The Century of the Self, manufactured consent documentary, 4 parts, each 1 hour long
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJ3RzGoQC4s
 
Old 01-23-2022, 07:35 PM   #6
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcz8z7ensRM : "My man Godfrey".

Though given it's 2022, I wouldn't mind a link to Soylent Green.
 
Old 01-24-2022, 06:57 AM   #7
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I've scrolled that thread all the way back to page 100, and the few YouTube links are to trailers, fan-edits, documentaries, short works, unavailable, or distorted. No links to full movies unfortunately.
IME, film makers who have rights on a film only allow it on youtube when those rights are worthless.
 
Old 01-24-2022, 07:50 AM   #8
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A lot of what you wish to watch is over here:

https://archive.org/details/moviesandfilms

Ignore the xxx stuff. Example:

https://archive.org/details/AliceInWonderland1933

Just tested full screen on my linux install using big screen TV and no problemo.

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Old 01-24-2022, 08:29 AM   #10
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I can point to many lists of old movies worth watching. I can think of a few right off the top. I cannot think of a single good reason to watch anything on youtube. Not one.
 
Old 01-28-2022, 06:32 AM   #12
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The Chase, 1946. Chandleresque, with Peter Lorre.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyP7CWvJf1o

Update: improved quality version here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AZn4CBtnwg

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Old 01-29-2022, 04:53 AM   #13
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^ 4 different versions on archive.org. I guess your "improved quality" is also there.
 
Old 01-29-2022, 10:25 AM   #14
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Kid serial killer Movie
https://archive.org/search.php?query=peter+lorre+m


https://archive.org/details/fritz-la...-movie-720p-hd

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Old 01-29-2022, 10:31 AM   #15
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What A Way To Go, 1964. 60s chic comedy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BTbVhkm30U


Leave Her To Heaven, 1945. Technicolor.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR6p5HcfCpc
 
  


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