Some info & help for poita’s many quality Star Wars projects (and more)…
Hi, and welcome to the site 😃
Firstly, the About and Help sections may be of interest to you regarding this site and what the OriginalTrilogy•com is about.
Secondly, the ’How do I do this?’ on the OriginalTrilogy.com - some info & answers to members’ queries thread should also hopefully be of some help as to many of the functions of the site, along with other related info as well.
Thirdly, the Announcements Section - including Site Rules & Guidelines, Fan Edit & Preservation Rules & FAQ, as well info for Signatures, Linking Policy for Downloads, and Spoiler Rules & Plot Spoiler Guides (and much more) that may be of use too.
If you are having any issues with the site, have a question, an idea to improve the site, or would like to give some feedback - then these can be done in the Feedback Forum and General Assistance sections.
’An OriginalTrilogy.com timeline thread - a history of the site and why & how it came to be…’ chronicles both the history of this site & also it’s continuing evolution.
The ’Complete Comparison of Special Edition Visual Changes’ thread by doubleofive contains many sources of information as to the numerous changes made to the Original Trilogy films over time - as well as serving as an insightful and comprehensive discussion thread.
Please have a look around the site to see if there is anything else of interest too - there are a fair few varied and quality Star Wars fan edits, preservations, and fan projects on here. Or join in on one of the many Star Wars discussions going on around the site, or discussions on life in general in the Off Topic sections as well…
There are also these four main threads for poita’s projects, by poita himself - where information is in abundance, the history and process of the project is contained, and many questions have been already answered - with more encouraged to be asked:-
The Original Trilogy restored from 35mm prints - by poita
Empire Strikes back 35mm restoration feedback thread (POUT) - by poita
1997 Star Wars Special Edition 35mm Project - by poita
The Phantom Menace on 35mm - by RU.08
As well as…
poita’s Star Wars Documentaries on Film to be scanned - a 2018 project, scanning and restoring the 16mm SW documentaries ‘From Star Wars to Jedi’, ‘The Making of Star Wars’ and Star Wars ‘Classic Creatures’.
Star Wars 1977 releases on 35mm
Star Wars on Super8 thread from 2013
Empire Strikes Back on Super8 thread from 2014
From Star Wars to Jedi, The Making of a Saga thread from 2014
French 16mm Empire Strikes Back: L’empire contre-attaque
16mm French Star Wars and Empire
There are also these quality discussion threads for some of poita’s non-Star Wars projects:-
THX 1138 1971 ‘Flat’ Theatrical version preservation
THX Italian 35mm - Feedback thread
The Matrix 35mm
35mm print based restorations
Preserving Hi Def laserdiscs (MUSE)
Good luck with it - and hope you enjoy watching them, and any of the other great projects on the site too.
Other preservations, fan edits and fan projects can be found in…
Star Wars Preservation - link
Star Wars Fan Edits and Other Projects - link
Preservation of Other Properties - link
Fan Edits and Projects for Other Properties - link
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