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Fantasy Island - The Complete Series 1998 Malcolm McDowell

Listed In Category: Entertainment > DVDs
Secondary Category: Collectibles > Other Collectibles
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Classified Id PJMBOJXH
Asking Price $ 20.00 USD per item
Quantity This item is always in stock (used condition)
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Renewed Date23-Aug-2014 05:13:30 PM EST
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Fantasy Island
The Complete Series
ABC-TV 1998 Broadcast
All 13 Episodes are Uncut
4 Disc Set

I personally recorded this series when it originally aired for the first time on ABC-TV in 1998-1999, all 13 episodes are UNCUT . When I recorded the series, I only had one stereo VCR; so 5 episodes are mono, those episodes have low sound (Ep. 4-8), the remaining episodes are in Hi-Fi stereo, and on Ep. 12 it was started late, only by a few seconds (about 5 sec.), really doesn�t affect the beginning, I knew exactly what was going on when I started to watched it, because I think no dialog is missing. When I dub my video recordings to DVD, I make sure it's the best possible playback that includes if necessary adjusting the tape guide roller to improve the tracking, after all these are my master recordings. Unlike other sellers, if a master disc develops a bad spot, which has happen a few times, I can also make a new masters, because I have the original recordings for all of my items for sale. I remember buying from a seller on a different site, and 1 disc had a bad spot, that seller sent me 2 replacements, each time the replacement sent had the exact same bad spot in the exact place, they didn't have the original recording to make a new one.

In 1998, ABC revived the series in a Saturday timeslot. The role of Mr. Roarke was filled by Malcolm McDowell and, unlike in the first series, the supernatural aspect of his character and of Fantasy Island itself was emphasized from the start, along with a dose of dark humor. The supporting cast was also expanded for the new series. There was no attempt to replace Tattoo, with Roarke instead having a team of assistants � one of whom was a beautiful female shape shifter � who were assigned to help create and maintain the various fantasy worlds created on the island. Apparently these assistants were imprisoned on the island in order to pay off some debt, sometimes hinting that they were in some kind of Limbo .

Malcolm McDowell as Mr. Roarke
Louis Lombardi as Cal
Edward Hibbert as Harry
Madchen Amick as Ariel
Fyvush Finkel as Fisher
Sylvia Sidney as Clia

For the best quality, 3 episodes per disc, except disc 4 which has 4 episodes, all discs were recorded at the flexible speed, a little bit slower than the 2 hour speed (SP), more like the 2:15:00 speed, no compression loss, that way the complete disc is used, for the time allotted, for the best possible quality, making this a 4 discs set. The discs comes in DVD paper window sleeves, the discs comes without labels or artwork, because labels on discs can cause the disc to play improperly over time, all of my DVDs are in the DVD-R, NTSC format (USA), so please make sure, your player will play them.

All discs have interactive menus, making it easy to watch a certain episode.

When I dub my video recordings to DVD, I make sure it's the best possible playback, that includes if necessary, adjusting the tape guide roller to improve the tracking, after all these are my master recordings. First the recording is recorded to the DVD hard-drive at the XP (1-hour) speed, then the commercials are edited out perfectly, then record onto DVD at the flexible speed, thereby using the complete disc, unlike most seller who have to use a certain speed, I�ve never recorded anything at a certain speed, all recordings are recorded at the flexible speed. Unlike other sellers, if a master disc develops a bad spot, which has happen a few times to me, I can always make a new master, because I have the original recordings for all of my items for sale. I remember buying from a seller on a different site, and 1 disc had a bad spot, that seller sent me 2 replacements, each time the replacement sent had the exact same bad spot in the exact place, that seller didn't have the original recording to make a new one, something to think about when buying rare old TV recordings.

Don't be fooled, by other seller's, claiming theirs are uncut or that they have excellent quality, I've bought some series from other sellers, claiming very good quality, only to find out they had terrible quality, I couldn""t believe they had the nerve to sell such poor quality. My prices are high, because they are rare, 1st generation recordings, not many people, had a VCR back in the late 70's. I bought my first VCR in 1979, costing me over $1200, that""s 1979 dollars, that is why, all of my listings, are the original network broadcast and 1st generation. When the first MTS stereo VCR recorder came on the market in 1985, I bought one immediately, which is why my series are in stereo too, I doubt other seller""s can say that, Like the old saying goes, you get what you pay for.

Ask any and all questions up front, once you buy it, that's it. Copying is too easy, these days. I offer no refunds, but will happily replace any faulty disc.

The S/H charge in the USA is only $3.50, please message me for international rates. Because the US post office raised their rates for international post on 1/27/2013, and it was an outrageous increase, over a 100% increase and if there is any defective disc(s) (International Buyers ONLY) you will have to pay the shipping charge for any replacement disc(s) that need to be sent. Money order or Paypal only.

This series is being offered on a collector basics only, to share in the enjoyment of this cancelled Short-Lived television series.

I AM A COLLECTOR OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES, TV SERIES, AND HARD TO FIND MOVIES. I CHARGE A FAIR PRICE FOR QUALITY MERCHANDISE, IF YOU DON'T HAVE ANYTHING I NEED FOR TRADE!

By visiting this website or messaging me you understand and agree to the following:

By messaging, offering or purchasing you understand that these transactions are collector to collector and any incidental costs that are involved not for product or labor but transportation of said goods.

No profit is made from my trading and is done only for my enjoyment, to help out others and the chance to expand my own collection. This site is not for commercial use.

You understand that these trades or donations are collector to collector and any incidental costs that may be involved are not for profit, but for accumulated costs involved in the process required. All charges placed on the reproduction of any and all video footage are attached to the time, materials, machine wear & tear and shipping & packaging and whatever is left over goes to saving feral kittens and providing them from ever being born, which is the ONLY reason why I'm offering copies of my rare recording, otherwise I wouldn't be wasting my time offering copies my rare recordings from my video library that I've been recording over the past 30 years+.

My service is meant to offer rare, not commercially available and hard to find films or TV shows to those looking for them for their own home viewing pleasure ONLY. DO NOT buy if you intend to make copies to re-sell. That is not my purpose for doing this. By purchasing, you are agreeing that the DVD-R discs NTSC format you purchase will be for your personal home viewing pleasure ONLY. If you don't agree, then please don't buy!

PLEASE NO SALES TO OTHER SELLERS (UNLESS APPROVED BY ME AHEAD OF TIME). TOO MANY SELLERS BUY ITEMS ONLY TO TURN AROUND AND COPY AND SELL FOR THEIR OWN PROFIT (USUALLY AT A LESSER PRICE). SOME OF THESE ITEMS ARE VERY HARD TO COME BY AND I WORK HARD TO GET THEM, SOMETIMES SPENDING A LOT OF TIME MAKING MY MASTER DISCS AND i AM THE ONE THAT DID ORIGINALLY RECORDED THEM, BECAUSE MOST ARE MY OWN PERSONAL RECORDINGS, WHICH I TAKE A LOT OF TIME TO EDIT THE COMMERCIALS OUT OF, ETC. THIS ALSO INCLUDES USING ANOTHER MEMBER I.D. YOU MAY HAVE OR HAVING ANOTHER HOUSEHOLD MEMBER PURCHASE!!

You understand that these trades or donations are collector to collector and any incidental costs that may be involved are not for profit, but for accumulated costs involved in the process required. All charges placed on the reproduction of any and all video footage are attached to the time, materials, machine wear & tear and shipping & packaging and whatever is left over goes to SAVING FERAL KITTENS AND PROVIDING THEM FROM EVER BEING BORN BY HAVING ANY FERAL FEMALE CATS SPAYED, which is the ONLY reason why I'm offering copies of my rare recording, otherwise I wouldn't be wasting my time offering copies my rare recordings from my video library that I've been making over the past 30 years+.

If you enter or view this site without agreeing to any of the above terms you are violating code 341.322.12 of the INTERNET PRIVACY ACT OF 1995 which means you cannot threaten my ISP or any other company hosting these pages, and you cannot prosecute any person affiliate with this site including family, friends, or anyone entering this site.

My service is meant to offer rare, not commercially available and hard to find films or TV shows to those looking for them for their own home viewing pleasure ONLY. DO NOT buy if you intend to make copies to re-sell. That is not my purpose for doing this. By purchasing, you are agreeing that the DVD-R NTSC format discs you purchase will be for your personal home viewing pleasure ONLY. If you don't agree, then please don't buy!

ALL FUNDS MADE ON THESE DVD'S ARE ONLY USED FOR MAINTAINING MY EQUIPMENT: DISCS, PAPER SLEEVES, TRAVEL TO THE POST OFFICE, AUCTION HOUSE FEES, PACKING & MY TIME AND EFFORT TO CREATE THE DVD'S ON A COLLECTOR TO COLLECTOR BASICS, NONPROFIT, NONCOMMERCIAL, PRIVATE TRADES & TRANSFERS AS PER ORDER, ANY FUNDS LEFT OVER GOES DIRECTLY TO NON-PROFIT CHARITIES, SAVING FERAL KITTENS AND PROVIDING THEM FROM EVER BEING BORN BY HAVING ANY FERAL FEMALE CATS SPAYED.