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Charles Threepio
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Gold Standard Collection #1: A Fistful of Dollars
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27-Nov-2018, 5:01 AM
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Charles Threepio
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In addition to the above, I might create some special features of my own, including a visual essay on the production of the film in the style of “The Making of a Film Classic” by Bob Carringer from the Criterion laser videodisc of Citizen Kane, an on-disc screenshot comparison, and maybe even a commentary track recorded by yours truly about the film and the unexpectedly hellishly arduous planning process for the restoration.

The initial layout will be a brace of BD-50s, with the full Scope picture on one disc and a 4:3 pan-and-scan version on the other. With the magic of SOS, I was also able to get my hands on a 4K UHD authoring program, so I’m also considering doing a similar brace of BD-67s or BD-100s. Most special features will be exclusive to one disc or the other, exceptions including the commentary tracks, the network prologue, and Not Ready for Primetime. Audio will be in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish (Castilian and Mexican). Maybe even Japanese as well, if I can find a better track than that used for the 6-part print on Nico Nico Douga. But at any rate, all audio tracks will be monaural, save for a bonus English 5.1 track (the default will be mono). The PG-rated US theatrical cut released in 1967 by United Artists, the original uncut R-rated version, and the true UK theatrical cut (as opposed to the one released on DVD in the Netherlands) will all be available on each disc, optionally preceded by the network prologue. Additional cut inclusion pending.