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1979 in home video:

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Industry milestonesEdit

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Movie releasesEdit

The following movies were released on video on the following dates:

U.S./Canada
Release Date
Title Notes / Format Studio Reference
January 15 Shenandoah Laserdisc release MCA DiscoVision (Universal) [3]
January 29 Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Laserdisc release MCA DiscoVision (Universal) [4]
February 12 Duel Laserdisc release MCA DiscoVision (Universal) N/A
Jaws 2 Laserdisc release Laserdisc release [5]
April 16 American Graffiti Laserdisc release MCA DiscoVision (Universal) [6]
July 2 The Last Remake of Beau Geste Laserdisc release MCA DiscoVision (Universal) N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ History of Media Technology (accessed 8 April 2011)
  2. ^ Harwood, Jim (October 3, 1979). "Betamax(?) Court Victory". Daily Variety. p. 1.
  3. ^ "Shenandoah". LaserDisc Database. 15 January 1979. Archived from the original on c. 1979. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein". Amazon. 29 January 1979. Archived from the original on c. 1979. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Jaws 2". Amazon. 12 February 1979. Archived from the original on c. 1979. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  6. ^ "American Graffiti". Amazon. 16 April 1979. Archived from the original on c. 1979. Retrieved 19 August 2018.

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