CinemaNow buys rights to Allied, Salvation libraries

Cyberbiz Brief

Trimark-backed Netcaster CinemaNow has acquired the exclusive online rights to 62 films from the Allied Artists and Salvation Films libraries.

Included in the 37 titles from the Allied Artists library are such diverse selections as “The Caine Mutiny,” starring Humphrey Bogart; “To Catch a Spy,” starring Kirk Douglas; and “Killer Klowns from Outer Space.” Library also contains the Beatles’ Washington, D.C., concert and episodes of “The Dick Van Dyke Show.”

The Salvation Films library has 25 titles including cult faves “Requiem for a Vampire,” “Curse of the Living Dead” and “The Night of the Hunted” from helmer Jean Rollins.

With 250 titles from Trimark Pictures, the Netcaster now has the rights to more than 700 titles, making the collection one of the largest online libraries of full-length feature films released theatrically or on homevid.