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Harmy
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Harmy's RETURN OF THE JEDI Despecialized Edition HD (AVCHD DVD9 & NTSC DVD5 available!!! SEE FIRST POST!!!)
Date created
6-Jun-2011, 6:11 AM
Last modified
7-Feb-2016, 6:01 PM
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Harmy
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Harmy’s RETURN OF THE JEDI - DESPECIALIZED EDITION HD v2.5

www.facebook.com/despecialized
www.youtube.com/HarmyDespecialized

Where to find it:
https://goo.gl/1WGHBA

A comparison gallery will be posted here:
https://goo.gl/photos/xuSSHRfn9aPFduKAA

This is a fan preservation. Fanedits and preservations must not be bougth or sold. Please report every fanedit or preservation you find for sale to webmasters of originaltrilogy.com. Fanedits and preservations are an artform and to be shared among legal owners of the officially available releases only. Do not support piracy.

This is a reconstruction of the 1983 theatrical version of Return of the Jedi. The original shots were painstakingly restored using various sources (listed below) and the film received an extensive shot by shot colour correction based on a fade free 1983 LPP Print. ROTJ v2.5 is pretty much completely despecialized, apart from a couple of wipes, which were recomposited optically in 1997 and look nearly identical to the originals, so for all intents and purposes this is the original version.

The remastered version (v2.5) represents a significant improvement in picture quality over the earlier 1.0 version due to the use of better encoding and higher quality sources and replacing many of the despecialized shots with higher quality ones.

It is currently available as a DVD9 AVCHD and 20GB MKV. Here are the full NFOs for both versions:

AVCHD: http://pastebin.com/dPr1LvyW
MKV: http://pastebin.com/ksU6R47x

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