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Idea: The Original Star Wars... refurbishing?

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All right… I’m going to embark on a quest… a quest to merge the special restored edition of Star Wars (with all the effects and stuff) with the Original Classic version (the 4:3 sappy quality DVD that they released) together to make a pretty fancy looking OT Star Wars for all of you to download (in anamorphic 16:9 of course)

I don’t know if anyone did this already… or if I’m allowed to say this… I believe I am so… I did…

I did a test to see if it works… and to me it blends seemlessly … I made a good quality version of the “Han-shoots-first” scene! Using the audio from the OOT and the image from the Special Edition while intercutting with the part where Greedo gets fried by Han in the Original version…

so, if anyone is for this idea of mine, I’d love to hear from it… and I would do it… anyone agree or what?

P.S. If you hate this idea… please just tell me and I won’t… sorry to be a bother…

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v463/Lord_Phillock/starwarssig.png

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That's similar to Mverta's "Legacy Edition". So yeah, but you can try your own.
Some were not blessed with brains.
<blockquote>Originally posted by: BadAssKeith

You are passing up on a great opportunity to makes lots of money,
make Lucas lose a lot of his money
and make him look bad to the entire world
and you could be well known and liked

None of us here like Lucas or Lucasfilm.
I have death wishes on Lucas and Macullum.
we could all probably get 10s of thousands of dollars!
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Don't know if you're aware but OCPmovie did something similar to this for all three films using the laserdisc footage. He called it the classic editions "not the way it was... but the way you remember it." I don't think he's planning to upgrade it using the new dvd footage so it might be worth a try if you want to.

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Originally posted by: Knightmessenger
Don't know if you're aware but OCPmovie did something similar to this for all three films using the laserdisc footage. He called it the classic editions "not the way it was... but the way you remember it." I don't think he's planning to upgrade it using the new dvd footage so it might be worth a try if you want to.


OCPmovies CE's are good, but he left alot of SE stuff in, so you can actually call his versions the "SE-OUT", it was intended to look like the OUT, but alot of small SE changes are left in. If you want a REAL classic edition, you will have to restore really everything to its original state, including making things like the snowspeeders cockpits transparent again.

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Lord Phillock,

This sounds almost exactly the same as Tellan's Lancer Project:
http://www.originaltrilogy.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=9&threadid=1434

You might want to check out his project to decide if yours will be much different.

Tellan is doing a lot of color correction and error fixing. I believe he was holding off on further work to see if the GOUT had any usable scenes.

Of course, one can never have too many versions of Star Wars

You know of the rebellion against the Empire?

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The best version of this kind of project, IMHO, would utilise the digital broadcasts of the '97 SE and the GOUT.
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The only thing I see that would be difficult with this, is that in the 2004 SE, they changed the colors to match the color scheme of the PT. The OOT dvds, which i watched them all so far, have a more organic film look to them. OCP did a very good job at combining the laserdisc footage and the SEs to make a higher quality dvd. One thing I would do, is make a new dvd with the OOT DVDs with ANAMORPHIC display. that way it looks sexier on my 30" HD Widescreen monitor, rather than having huge black bars on the left and right sides.

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