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Conan the Barbarian TV cut version (20 minutes shorter approx)

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I recently came across a clip of Conan the Barbarian that was broadcast a long time a go on television networks that was heavily censored but which also contains some unique footage. Perhaps there might be much more unique differences also as I have only seen a small clip.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YH-EW44aBGU

1st off I would like to know if this version is still broadcast?

2nd if so can someone do a capture of it? Or does anybody have this version at all?

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Pretty sure AMC has run Conan recently. No idea what edited for tv version it was though.


Where were you in '77?

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SilverWook said:

Pretty sure AMC has run Conan recently. No idea what edited for tv version it was though.

ok I think this is the NBC 1984 premiere version that is around 20 minutes shorter would that air on AMC?

https://www.facebook.com/amc/photos/a.10150131046402087.289578.287560452086/10153427218997087/?type=3

if it aired at 6.30pm then it very well could have been the heavily censored version

It is not in that version sadly see below.

http://conancompletist.forumactif.com/t578-conan-s-alternate-tv-version-footage

syfy channel version has the alternate TV cut footage.

There is a rumor about the original premiere / or another TV version contains shots of the grappling hook being thrown to climb the tower of Set and Lions in the gardens around the tower. This relates to Max Von Sydows line “The Lions ate him…” When they bring Subotai in to the kings chamber. Weather or not Sandal Bergman actually introduces herself as Valeria also in this part… This was apparently in the HBO TV version premiere?..

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TheProwler1981 said:

Wow that is very interesting to see. I can recommend website called Conan completist for fans.It has the most detailed information with very rare photos of some scenes that didnt make it into final film.

That is where the info came from about the syfy tv version which seems to resemble the nbc premiere cut.

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Holiday season nearly here…

Is this on over the Holidays?

If not does anyone have this version already?

Please let me know either of the above

Thanks and sorry for the bump

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That is what i am hoping for on Syfy.

Also they have an article about conan as a character being his 85th Birthday… Fingers ctossed it get’s scheduled. I will keep a look out for it, really hoping the syfy tv version airs again.

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Maybe they’ll do a barbarian-a-thon? Half of it will be Scorpion King sequels though. 😉


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Came across a few interesting Video Links Check these out well worth it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgWTFq8F874

Alternate VHS Trailer - Sound effects and music only

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcF5xhKU7EI

Conan The Barbarian - From the Vault rare original production documentary… This is particularly interesting because it contains a few music less scenes.

Well, this is enough to keep excitement up for the TV cut keep your eyes peeled folks…

Just to clarify the AMC version does not contain the alternate edits…

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