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Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment (1979-1982)[edit]

November 1979[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10000 The Anderson Tapes USA 1971 100 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color November 1979 As late as 1991, copies have been known to come in RCA/Columbia covers with RCA/Columbia labels.
For at least a couple of seconds before the start of the program, a series of tones are faintly played one second apart.
10030 Born Free UK 1966 91 min (4% PAL speedup) (T-90 version)
95 min (T-105 version)
Standard version NR Panavision 1 N/A Color November 1979 As late as 1991, copies have been known to come in RCA/Columbia covers with RCA/Columbia labels.
10060 Born Yesterday USA 1950 103 min Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white November 1979 TBD
10090 Breakout USA 1975 96 min Standard version PG Panavision 1 N/A Color November 1979 Came with two clamshell cover designs. It was first issued in the traditional blue and white clamshell packaging in November 1979 and was then reissued in the red border clamshell packaging later in the summer of 1980.
10120 Bye Bye Birdie USA 1963 112 min Standard version G Panavision 1 N/A Color November 1979 As late as 1991, copies have been known to come in RCA/Columbia covers with RCA/Columbia labels.
10150 The Deep UK/USA 1977 118 min (4% PAL speedup to fit the NTSC T-120 videocassette) (Version #1)
123 min (Version #2)
Standard version PG Panavision 1 N/A Color November 1979 Came with two clamshell cover designs. It was first issued in the traditional blue and white clamshell packaging in November 1979 and was then reissued in the red border clamshell packaging later in the summer of 1980.
10180 Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River UK 1968 99 min Standard version G Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color November 1979 TBD
10210 Fun with Dick and Jane USA 1977 91 min (4% PAL speedup) Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color November 1979 TBD
10240 Gilda USA 1946 110 min Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white November 1979 TBD
10270 The Harder They Fall USA 1956 104 min (4% PAL speedup) Standard version NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Black and white November 1979 TBD
10300 Harry and Walter Go to New York USA 1976 115 min Standard version PG Panavision 1 N/A Color November 1979 TBD
10330 Here Comes Mr. Jordan USA 1941 94 min Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white November 1979 TBD
10360 A Man for All Seasons UK 1966 120 min Standard version G Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color November 1979 Came with two clamshell cover designs. It was first issued in the traditional blue and white clamshell packaging in November 1979 and was then reissued in the red border clamshell packaging later in the summer of 1980.
10390 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington USA 1939 124 min (4% PAL speedup) Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white November 1979 TBD
10420 Mysterious Island UK 1961 101 min Standard version NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color November 1979 TBD
10450 The New Centurions USA 1972 103 min Standard version R Panavision 1 N/A Color November 1979 TBD
10480 Shamus USA 1973 94 min (4% PAL speedup) Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color November 1979 Came with two clamshell cover designs. It was first issued in the traditional blue and white clamshell packaging in November 1979 and was then reissued in the red border clamshell packaging later in the summer of 1980.
10510 Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger UK/USA 1977 113 min Standard version G Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color November 1979 TBD
10540 The Taming of the Shrew Italy/USA 1967 121 min Standard version NR Panavision 1 N/A Color November 1979 As late as 1991, copies have been known to come in RCA/Columbia covers with RCA/Columbia labels.
10570 You Light Up My Life USA 1977 90 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color November 1979 As late as 1991, copies have been known to come in RCA/Columbia covers with RCA/Columbia labels.

1980[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10020 Bell, Book and Candle USA 1958 102 min Standard version NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color February 1980 Came with two clamshell cover designs. It was first issued in the traditional blue and white clamshell packaging in February 1980 and was then reissued in the red border clamshell packaging later in the summer of 1980.
The 1981 reissue, which restores the original Columbia Pictures opening and closing logos, did not end with a warning screen.
Originally filmed in the Academy ratio and intended to be shown in widescreen.
10190 Eyes of Laura Mars USA 1978 103 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color February 1980 Came with two clamshell cover designs. It was first issued in the traditional blue and white clamshell packaging in February 1980 and was then reissued in the red border clamshell packaging later in the summer of 1980.
Originally filmed in the Academy ratio and intended to be shown in widescreen; the full aperture was shown on this release.
10200 Emmanuelle France 1974 90 min English-dubbed version X Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color February 1980 Came with two clamshell cover designs. It was first issued in the traditional blue and white clamshell packaging in February 1980 and was then reissued in the red border clamshell packaging later in the summer of 1980.
10400 Midnight Express UK/USA 1978 116 min (4% PAL speedup to fit the NTSC T-120 videocassette) (Version #1)
121 min (Version #2)
Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color February 1980 Came with two clamshell cover designs. It was first issued in the traditional blue and white clamshell packaging in February 1980 and was then reissued in the red border clamshell packaging later in the summer of 1980.
Originally filmed in the Academy ratio and intended to be shown in widescreen; the full aperture was shown on this release.
As late as 1991, copies have been known to come in RCA/Columbia covers with RCA/Columbia labels.
Later pressings, beginning in June 1983, were closed-captioned.
10010 Alvarez Kelly USA 1966 110 min Standard version NR Panavision 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 TBD
10013 The Bedford Incident UK/USA 1965 102 min TBD PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Black and white October 15, 1980 TBD
10100 Brian's Song USA 1971 74 min TBA PG Academy 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 Later pressings, beginning in June 1983, were closed-captioned.
The RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video reissue did not end with a warning screen.
10130 Chapter Two TBD TBD TBD TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 TBD
10140 The China Syndrome TBD TBD TBD TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 TBD
10145 Close Encounters of the Third Kind USA 1977 131 min Special Edition PG Panavision 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 Both the VHS stock number (10145) and the Betamax stock number (51145) have the catalog numbers each end in a "145", making this Columbia's 145th title in numeral catalog order.
The closing music continues into the warning screens, which would happen again in Easy Rider and Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Some copies of the 1985 reissue were duplicated at Technicolor Videocassette instead of at Bell & Howell Video Systems, RCA/Columbia's regularly-used VHS duplication service at the time.
Later pressings, beginning in June 1983, were closed-captioned.
10148 The Collector TBD TBD TBD TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 TBD
10340 Ice Castles USA 1978 109 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 Presented in letterbox format at a 1.75:1 aspect ratio.
As late as 1991, copies have been known to come in RCA/Columbia covers with RCA/Columbia labels.
10350 Knock on Any Door TBD TBD TBD TBD NR TBD 1 N/A Black and white October 15, 1980 TBD
10410 Miss Sadie Thompson TBD TBD TBD 2D version PG TBD 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 TBD
10418 Murderers Row TBD TBD TBD TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 TBD
10470 For Pete's Sake TBD TBD TBD TBD PG TBD 1 N/A Color October 15, 1980 TBD

1981[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10110 The Bridge on the River Kwai UK/USA 1957 162 min Standard version PG CinemaScope 2 TBD Color March 1981 TBD
10245 The Guns of Navarone UK/USA 1961 158 min Standard version PG CinemaScope 1 N/A Color March 1981 TBD
10015 ...And Justice for All. USA 1979 119 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color June 1981 TBD
10186 Easy Rider USA 1969 95 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color June 1981 As with Close Encounters of the Third Kind, the ending music continues into the warning screens. This happens again in Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
10242 Gloria USA 1980 123 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color June 1981 TBD
10345 It's My Turn USA 1980 91 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color June 1981 TBD
10575 Hot Stuff 1979 91 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color September 1981 One of the first releases to skip the Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment logo in favor of the theatrical logo.
VCF3153 Monty Python and the Holy Grail UK 1975 92 min Edited version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color September 1981 As with Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Easy Rider, the ending music continues into the warning screens.
The tape originally ended with the 1979 warnings, with the final seconds of the intermission music of this film playing over both screens. The 1982 reissue ended with the 1982 warnings, which came after the music ended.
10590 The Mountain Men USA 1980 102 min Standard version R Panavision 1 N/A Color September 1981 TBD
10025 The Blue Lagoon USA 1980 104 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color December 1981 TBD
10355 Kramer vs. Kramer USA 1979 105 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color December 1981 One of the final releases of Columbia Pictures films to plaster the film logo with the Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment logo.

1982[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10600 Stripes USA 1981 106 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color April 12, 1982 TBD
10445 Neighbors USA 1981 95 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 1982 The tape ended with the 1979 warnings.
VPS2500 Pixote Brazil 1980 128 min Standard version NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color May 1982 Presented in the original Portuguese with English subtitles.
Presented in letterbox format at a 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
10465 QB VII USA 1974 390 min Two episodes NR Academy 3 TBD Color August 1982 Begins with the 1981 Columbia Pictures logo.
10542 Taxi Driver USA 1976 114 min Standard version R Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color August 1982 TBD

RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (1982-1992)[edit]

1982[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10008 Annie USA 1982 128 min TBD PG Panavision 1 N/A Color 1982 TBD

1983[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10471 The Professionals USA 1966 117 min Standard version PG Panavision 1 N/A Color April 1983 TBD
10547 Thank God It's Friday USA 1978 89 min Standard version PG Matted 1.85 1 N/A Color February 1983 The tape ended with the 1982 warnings.

1984[edit]

Catalog number Title Country of origin Original year Length Version MPAA rating Film format Tape count Tape break placement (if applicable) Color Released Note(s)
10458 On the Waterfront USA 1954 108 min Standard version NR Matted 1.85 1 N/A Black and white August 1984 TBD
60373 The Black Room USA 1935 70 min Standard version NR Academy 1 N/A Black and white 1984 The original 1928 Columbia Pictures logo was plastered on this release by the 1976 Columbia Pictures logo.

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