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Is Disney Physically Allowed To Release The OUT?

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I think they are able to, but did they receive the rights to thoe unaltered cuts, or are they still locked up in Lucas’ vaults?

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We have no way of knowing whether or not Disney has the power to release the original versions of Star Wars. Until they
say that they have plans of doing so. George could be holding them back, or FOX. Perhaps no one is holding them back, and
they’re waiting for the 9th episode to be concluded, so that they can sell this grand box set. Who knows. Not us

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nickyd47 said:

We have no way of knowing whether or not Disney has the power to release the original versions of Star Wars. Until they
say that they have plans of doing so. George could be holding them back, or FOX. Perhaps no one is holding them back, and
they’re waiting for the 9th episode to be concluded, so that they can sell this grand box set. Who knows. Not us

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TV’s Frink said:

I can’t wait to see how they physically release the digital version.

This short video is an upload from a rip of the physical Blu-ray disc of the digital release. It seems to have lost some of the original’s character in the transfer process.

“I’m a scientist!”

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TV’s Frink said:

I can’t wait to see how they physically release the digital version.

I can’t imagine when 2020 comes around and Disney gets the distribution rights for 1-3, 5 and 6 that there wouldn’t be a deal struck to have Star Wars/ANH in the set. But they didn’t with the digital versions so who knows? I can’t imagine they would let the movie go out of print, It’s Star Wars.

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TV’s Frink said:

I can’t wait to see how they physically release the digital version.

Probably a code on a piece of cardboard like before hehe

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J0E said:

TV’s Frink said:

I can’t wait to see how they physically release the digital version.

But they didn’t with the digital versions so who knows?

They didn’t need to because George never signed away the digital distribution rights for the other five movies. That’s why there was no waiting game for the digital release.

You can’t get ANH on Disney’s digital download platform since they don’t own it, but you can on all the other services like google, amazon, itunes, etc.

They would need to broker a deal with Fox in order to include ANH in a hypothetical new boxset post-2020, but even if they can’t there’s a very simple solution: just release the movies individually.

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