What is Open Mind Media?
Open Mind Media-
a concept as well as a business.
Imagine all of the many items for sell on the internet, thousands of individuals products from which to choose. No doubt there are many items that may be of great value but are lost among the trivial and mundane.
We search the internet for alternatives to the ordinary, items of value to the collector and the community in general.
Buy & Sell dvds, video tapes & books with an eye for the rare and unusual
Are there products not currently listed for sale?
Yes, Here is a list of upcoming DVDs coming soon to this site:
1. Secret societies and the New World Order
(Ralph Epperson lecture) Time has proven that the warnings made in this video have proved to be true. The New World Order is here and growing. Historical review Dvd, vhs 90 mins. (1989) Review: ***
2. Nicola Tesla
(Tesla society Biography, various reports) Documentary, TV segments Dvd, vhs 2hrs. (1999-05)Review: ***
This is a collection of many hard to find programs on cults of the 20th century. Includes: In search of Jim Jones, Satanism, Children of God, ufo cults TV reports, rare footage, interviews, updates Dvd, vhs 2hrs.(1990-04)review: ***1/2
4. Forbidden Knowledge
This documentary explores many ideas and images that the American educational system and media have conspired to keep from public access. Available exclusively through Open Mind Media. Documentary, interviews, previews Dvd, vhs2 hrs.Review: ***
5. Bizarre Video Collection•
Weird movie previews• Barbie liberation front• Real freaks• Andalusian Dog/ Un Chien Andalou (Dali, 1929) • Bizarre cartoons Rare, vintage and controversial segments. Short films, promotional, exploitation, cartoons public domain Dvd, vhs2 hrs. Review: *** Rated R (for real)
6. Emperor Tomato Catsup
The band Stereolab were inspired to name their 1996 CD after a truly rare, twisted film. This experimental film was soon propelled into cult status. It has become a true collector’s item because of the lack of distribution and remains in the public domain. Two versions: One in color and one in b/w (short version) dvd 90 mins. This film is in the public domain. Review: **1/2 Unrated
7. Malcolm X rare speech 1962
Malcolm speaks on a police attack on black Muslims and the brutal murder of one member. This program also includes other speech highlights. Recorded in b/w Dvd 75 mins. Review: ***1/2 unrated
8. Black Panthers- Huey Newton collection-1
Programs include:• Free Huey rally• Black Panther Newsreel• A segment of rare footage Documentary Dvd Good/ very good sound and picture quality.Review: ****
9. Black Panthers- Huey Newton collection-2• Huey Newton last two speeches• Bobby Seal interview• Recent Black Panthers interview documentary Dvd 90 mins. Fair/ good picture and sound quality
10. Tarzan and the jungle boy
Hard to find VHS wide screen format of the fast moving adventure film. Filmed on location in the jungles of Brazil, this film deals with a female reporter's attempts to find a wild jungle boy who has grown up in the jungle. Heavy rains delayed production of this film. This was Mike Henry's third and final film as the Ape Man. He called it quits because of the hazards he experienced while filming this movie. The film was difficult to produce, but the result is memorable. Rare movie Dvd, vhs 90 mins. Review: ***
11. Spiritual Allstars
(Aliens from spaceship earth)An early exploration of the New age movement. featuring: Sai Baba, Ram Dass, Elizabeth Clair Prophet, Guru Mutananda and others, Narration by Donovan DVD Very good sound and picture quality. This film is in the public domain.
12. Porgy and Bess
(1959)The original hard to find film Directed by Otto Preminger
Rare film, featuring Dorothy Danridge, Sammy Davis Jr., Sidney Poitier and Pearl Bailey Dvd good sound and picture quality. Review: ****DVD Good picture and sound quality
13. The Boy with green hair(1948, 82 mins.)This is a sincere but strange anti-war drama.
A story of a revolt on a slave ship. There is no happy ending. This film was originally banned in France (plus censorship problems in southern U.S.) It is now considered a cult film. Directed by John Berry Dorothy Danridge, Curt Jurgens DVD Good sound and picture quality
15. Brave New World
(2hrs. 25min.) This film is a faithful adaptation of the novel by Aldous Huxley. It features an interesting performance by Bud Cort. Bud Cort Dvd
Fair picture quality. Review: ***
16. Alice in Wonderland
(1933, 76 mins.)Produced and distributed by Paramont. Directed by Norman McLeod. Masks and costumes by Wally Westmore. Includes a wonderful animated sequence by Hugh Harman and Rudolf Isling. The movie also incorporates the sequel novel, Through the Looking Glass Featuring: Charlotte Henry, Gary Cooper, W.C. Fields, Cary Grant DvdGood sound and picture quality. This film is in the public domain.
17. Jimi Hendrix live in Stockholm
(1-9-1969)Hendrix live at the Konserthuset in Stockholm, Sweden. This great performance includes: Into, Killing Floor, Spanish Castle Magic, Fire, Hey Joe, Voodoo child, Red House, Sunshine of your love. The Jimi Hendrix Experience Dvd, Good picture quality (b/w) and sound.
18. Jimi Hendrix live, Royal Albert Hall
(2-24-1967, London) includes: Loverman, Hear my train a comin’, I don’t live today, Foxey lady, Bleeding heart, Fire, Little wing, Voodoo child, room full of mirrors jam, Purple Haze, Wild thing, plus bonus audio tracks The Jimi Hendrix Experience Dvd, excellent picture and stereo sound quality
19. Capt EO, Ghosts Michael Jackson collection
Special offer: Wide screen and full screen versions of Capt EO plus the impressive Ghosts feature. In Ghosts Jackson plays three amazing roles and the dancing is well performed. There is also an underlying subplot about tolerance in the face of freakiness that speaks volumes. Also included is a rare Jackson interview and surprise bonus material. Dvd, 2hrs.Ghosts is very good picture and sound quality Capt EO and the rest is fair quality.
Review: ***1/2 (for fans)
Classic Cartoon Collection
Enjoy the great cartoons of the early days of animation
image quality varies greatly