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Critics' Choice Video Catalog Goes Online With CCVideo

CHICAGO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CCVideo, located on the World Wide Web at, offers a database of 40,000 movies, with over 19,000 in stock for immediate shipment. CCVideo, which debuted on September 30, is the definitive source for classic movies on the Internet. The site's contents span numerous categories such as musicals, westerns, British comedy and drama, family, contemporary and much more. CCVideo is the latest expansion of Critics' Choice Video, America's largest-circulation catalog of classic, popular and hard-to-find movies.

"Research shows that videos are among the most commonly purchased products on the Internet," said Herb Laney, president of Critics' Choice Video. "With CCVideo, customers from around the globe can conveniently purchase their favorite films."

CCVideo is the site for videos not easily found in local retail outlets or other video sites. CCVideo's menu offers an array of information to help customers make selections, including highlights of new releases, special offers and movie reviews. Additionally, the site has a search service to find any film title from a list of more than 75,000. CCVideo will also have video clips, celebrity interviews, and live chat rooms for film fans. Customers can browse the discount room for savings and discover exclusive movies not available through any other Web sites or catalogs.

"CCVideo offers fast service and an extensive in-stock selection," said Penny Powell, merchandising manager for Critics' Choice Video catalog. "The site will allow consumers to customize searches, and purchase exclusive products as well as out of print videos."

CCVideo makes ordering online easy. As customers browse through CCVideo, they click on items to be dropped into their "virtual shopping cart." Items are paid for via credit card and shipped by UPS or Priority Mail. Traditional methods of ordering are also available by calling the catalog's 800-number at 800-367-7765, faxing to 630-775-3355, or sending e-mail to

Consumers can become a member of CCVideo at no charge or obligation. Members will receive e-mail updates when their favorite film stars or new titles are added to the site's database. CCVideo also will periodically send members announcements of specials, events, new releases and merchandise related to their favorite video category.

Critics' Choice Video also offers a 100-page quarterly print catalog featuring nearly 2,200 video titles in every genre, including the latest and hardest-to-find collectible releases. To receive a copy of Critics' Choice Video catalog, call 800-367-7765 or e-mail

The CCVideo site was designed by ColorBank, a premier World Wide Web services group based in New York.

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