Although it's unfortunate that the collection will be liquidated, Kessell says that the majority of the movies will be in safe hands: "Webster University bought a lot of the classic foreign films, Wash. U. bought a lot of the classics in general, and an African-American organization got the African-American titles. We'll be selling a lot of the independent, foreign, Japanimation and Hong Kong titles." Kessell says that in addition to selling "thousands" of the titles to the public, Whiz Bam! has kept portions of the collection for its own store.
-- Randall Roberts
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