BOOTLEG FILES 055: “Atoll K” (1951 French-Italian fiasco which ended the career of Laurel & Hardy).

LAST SEEN: The truncated American version of the film, “Utopia,” is playing online at

AMERICAN HOME VIDEO: Only bootlegged public domain videos of the American version; the original European version was not commercially released in the U.S.

REASON FOR DISAPPEARANCE: The film’s poor reputation and public domain status.

CHANCES OF SEEING A DVD RELEASE: No one will touch this sad little orphaned film.

BOOTLEG OPPORTUNITIES: Plenty of bootleg videos of the American version are available, although the quality is generally mediocre.

Get the bootleg in part two of THE BOOTLEG FILES: “ATOLL K”>>>

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