Guide to Online and Mail Order
HARD-TO-FIND, OUT-OF-PRINT, RAREAdmit One Video
P.O. Box 66, Station O
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4A 2M8
2601-D Cartwright Rd., Box 118
Missouri City, Texas 77459
Specializes in horror films; catalog $4.00
P.O. Box 174, Village Station
New York, NY 10014
Cult, science fiction, Western, classics, horror. Free catalog.
Critics' Choice Video
P.O. Box 749
Itasca, IL 60143
Complete source for hard-to-find, collectors, out-of-print and DVDs. Also offers mail order catalog of mainstream titles, closeouts, gift items, sell-through, along the lines of Barnes & Noble. Provides search service.
Discount Video/Hollywood's Attic
P.O. Box 7122
Burbank, CA 91510
Public domain films from silent era through early TV series, including Westerns, serials, documentaries. Rare, unusual and foreign. Releases titles on its own label. Sold out to Nostalgia Family Video.
Eddie Brandt's Saturday Matinee
5006 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
The best video store in the world; serving Hollywood and the Southern California production and cinema community for rare, hard-to-find and out-of-print videos. "We have tens of thousands of movies, television shows, documentaries, and all kinds of fun stuff for rental and purchase. Our website offers our rental catalog with an excellent search engine, so you can find what you're looking for. Eddie Brandt's also has the largest archive of movie, television and news photos available for sale to the public; please see our photograph archive section for more details. Eddie Brandt's Saturday Matinee features an extensive loaner list of roughly seven thousand titles that have never been officially released. This private collection is not included in our online rental catalog. Loaners are offered free with every rental.
P.O. Box 547
Tujunga, CA 91043
Silents, Westerns, old TV, international. Catalog: free
3015 Darnell Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
Voice: 215-637-4444, 800-4-MOVIES
Gigantic source of almost everything on video. Their catalog is an amazing source of information on available video titles. Catalog: $7.95.
Nostalgia Family Video
PO Box 606
Baker City, OR 97814
Voice: 503-523-9034, 800-784-3362
Silents, 1950s TV, feature films of the 1930s and '40s
P.O. Box 77
Narberth, PA 19072-0077
Oldies bills itself as the premiere online destination for lovers of "oldies" music and classic movies. Founded in 1980, OLDIES.com is a family-owned and operated company. Operating out of a 60,000 square foot warehouse located just outside of Philadelphia (in West Conshohocken), the company is now one of the largest music and movie mail-order companies in the United States. We mail millions of catalogs to collectors and enthusiasts each year, and ship thousands of orders daily.
The Picture Palace
P.O. Box 1051
Kearny, NJ 07032
Features popular, cult and special interest titles ranging from sports and fitness to cultural studies to art and music videos to instructional to silents.
Science Fiction Continuum
P.O. Box 154
Colonia, NJ 07067
As the name suggests, specialists in sci-fi, fantasy, animation, etc.
P.O. Box 4369
Medford, OR 97501-0168
Eclectic offerings of sci-fi, fantasy, Westerns, silents, etc. Catalog: Free
Voice: 800-442-7055; 212-724-7055
A gigantic collection of rare TV shows, newsreels, sales films, cartoons, government and educational films, industrials and rare commercials from the Golden Age of television and early film. Includes soaps, kids shows, game shows, talk shows, dramas, adventures, Westerns, bloopers, comedies, documentaries and much, much more.
Video City Productions
Oakland, CA 94611
Offbeat videos. Provides special orders, searches.
322 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Free mail order catalog of classics, Westerns, TV.
P.O. Box 443
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
Web: Video Screams
Video Screams is a members only Archival & Transfer service offering rare, hard-to-find and out-of-print films from all over the globe.
Video Specialists International
182-L Jackson Street
Dallas, PA 18612-1725
Obscure and forgotten titles.
4884 Eagle Rock Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
One of Los Angeles' oldest and best video stores, originally in Santa Monica but closed in 2017; it reopened as an archive, performing space and store in Eagle Rock in northern Los Angeles. Foreign, documentary, independent, hard-to-find and mainstream titles.
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