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MattMahdi said:

SKot said:

Tobar said:

I hope the panel went well!

It did go well! I’m guessing there were around 400 people in the room. And I’m hoping video of it will surface at some point.

–SKot

Finally!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2hSxIaV83s

Awesome! Glad somebody was able to record it, at least.

–SKot

Projects:
Return Of The Ewok and Other Short Films (with OCPmovie) [COMPLETED]
Preserving the…cringe…Star Wars Holiday Special [COMPLETED]
The Star Wars TV Commercials Project [DORMANT]
Felix the Cat 1919-1930 early film shorts preservation [ONGOING]
Lights Out! (lost TV anthology shows) [ONGOING]
Iznogoud (1995 animated series) English audio preservation [ONGOING]

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I had to respond to this earlier post, because…

SilverWook said:

Again, how do they get away with selling this? And what’s next, a live show in theaters?

Funny you should say that!

https://www.wired.com/story/star-wars-holiday-special-stage/?fbclid=IwAR1T8Jk0sCm48LYQyzVi430W7weqUjlq0263MvfxmBgVQGFCUV9UJUIpBvk

I guess this is the year for it!

–SKot

Projects:
Return Of The Ewok and Other Short Films (with OCPmovie) [COMPLETED]
Preserving the…cringe…Star Wars Holiday Special [COMPLETED]
The Star Wars TV Commercials Project [DORMANT]
Felix the Cat 1919-1930 early film shorts preservation [ONGOING]
Lights Out! (lost TV anthology shows) [ONGOING]
Iznogoud (1995 animated series) English audio preservation [ONGOING]

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What is considered the better release in terms of image quality - the Editidroid, or the Zion Hybrid which is sourced from the Editdroid? The Zion Hybrid says:

Sourced from the EditDroid DVD

  • Video enhanced with noise reduction and color correction
  • Remastered Boba Fett cartoon by g-force edited into the program (sourced
    from the Star Wars Blu-ray)
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Well, I obviously have a personal bias. But if you watch the two side by side, there’s a significant difference between the EditDroid and mine in terms of video noise and color. I used a very good noise reduction plug-in for After Effects called Neat Video that significantly reduced the video noise while preserving both sharpness and detail. I can’t remember if I ever posted any side by side screenshots back when I was working on the project, but if I did they’d be in my SWHS thread.

My Projects:
[Holiday Special Hybrid DVD v2]
[X0 Project]
[Backstroke of the West DVD]
[ROTS Theatrical DVD]

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Well, the Emerald City Comic Con us over. When I was exploring the show floor I was surprised a) to find three booths selling obviously illegal DVDs (expected only one or two) and b) find the SWHS at only one of them. I had also expected bootleg Blu-rays but only saw legitimate ones and those at only one of the three.

The SWHS was packaged badly in a thin case. Needless to say I left it there.

“Before the Dark Times. Before the Prequels.”

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This request is a bit of a reach.

I’ve got a LOW resolution copy of The Colbert Report from January 10th 2012?

It’s the one where he discusses the Star Wars Holiday Special and, well, I’d just love to have it even in 480p. The copy that I’ve got is THAT bad.

Thanks,

“Before the Dark Times. Before the Prequels.”

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These photo:
https://everettcollection.com/#/image/150352/0/CfDJ8JCyVKqn7dFPhfo4OYCQ6U2-MV9Kb2TQ7jkwGfUDfzcWwzoGq-39XtG1_C01XSqxAj7w_r2SY6iFCTord5shuAYYoAzGX7ViqxHkpJ0EBP6N0U59Porge4OISpnB_Sjizg?query=star wars
https://everettcollection.com/#/image/150352/0/CfDJ8JCyVKqn7dFPhfo4OYCQ6U12bpqKNPitS-ob8Y9OinAT2r6uSwAXQ5fzU6K1Oe2fzcRXtbRnYnYF5gH_TCFq1rzlzF_JIB9A0Rgco3s7nSHiRaDUVPnRLYocr0Yi4UMKWQ?query=star wars
https://everettcollection.com/#/image/150352/0/CfDJ8JCyVKqn7dFPhfo4OYCQ6U1YhXrKNXcyHJTGYudAOfE3JCeJbkR-9Mw_aFB_ls96o9AKb3Ivc4ptHSo7IwwUAmtG9vVFH_ChrNB5Yo6iM3js2kUsZGKJV-QYKn9fmfi2Cw?query=star wars

Seems to be from the same photoshoot as:
http://www.starwarsholidayspecial.com/swhs-old/photos/leia_3po.htm

Fisher’s look in the first one speaks volumes.

https://www.binsearch.info/?server=0&b=the.colbert.report.2012.01.10.hdtv.xvid-fqm&g=alt.binaries.starwars&p=Gonk+<Gonk%40Gonk.Gonk>&max=250

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Thank you, none!

It’s good to see that clip of Colbert and I’m amazed that before it was posted today I couldn’t find anything Colbert-related on Usenet.

It won’t look great blown up all the way to 1080p, but on the other hand better to have it than not!

“Before the Dark Times. Before the Prequels.”

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I had NO idea. Thanks – will investigate!

“Before the Dark Times. Before the Prequels.”

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Thank you again, none.

768x432 (CC website) isn’t much, but it is an improvement over 624x352.

“Before the Dark Times. Before the Prequels.”