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***The Official RowMan*** Release Thread

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This thread is to showcase the STAR WARS DVD releases made by our very own RowMan - I may come in and re-edit the thread and include his older releases also as some may have these as well.

RowMan we all owe you a big THANKS!!

The RowMan "Star Wars" Releases


The Definitive Laserdiscs Extras DVD
From "The Ultimate Supplemental Collection" by RowMan
- 1 DVDr - Fan Preservation/Compilation
- Source: Definitive Collection LD's
- Custom Cover Art available
- Disc size: 4.28gb

Features:

INTERVIEWS AND DOCUMENTARIES

Star Wars
* An interview with George Lucas
* The Star Wars Gallery
* Lucasfilm Archives Tour
* Still Photographs: Behind the Scenes
* Still Photographs: Special Effects
* Behind the Music of Star Wars (Stills)

Empire Strikes Back
* Sound Design: An interview with Ben Burtt
* How Walkers Walk
* A flight trough the Asteroids
* Still Photographs: Concept Art
* Still Photographs: Behind the scenes
* Still Photographs: Special Effects
* The Asteroid Flight: Storyboard reprise

Return of the Jedi
* An interview with Dennis Muren
* Jedi Videomatics - A moving storyboard
* “Lapti Nek” - Music Video from Jabba’s Palace
* Still Photographs: Production Concept Art
* Still Photographs: Behind the scenes
* Still Photographs: Special Effects

COMMENTARY

Commentary tracks play with video clips
*A New Hope
*The Empire Strikes Back
*Return of the Jedi

RELEASE NOTES:
This disc is the oldest of the bunch and was made to supplement the original Cowclops V.1 transfer with menus by Rowman a.k.a The Row47 set - will be release on the torrent and newsgroups by BLAKSVN-TORRENTZ in the next two weeks!!


The STAR WARS Bonus DVD
From "The Ultimate Supplemental Collection" by RowMan
- 1 DVDr - Fan Preservation/Compilation
- Source: Definitive Collection LD's
- Custom Cover Art available
- Disc size 3.54gb

Features:

INTERVIEW AND DOCUMENTARY
*George Lucas Interview Part 1 (from 1995 Faces Set)
*The Making of Star Wars as told by C-3PO and R2-D2

TRAILERS AND PROMOS
*Teaser
*Trailer
*Post Academy Awards Trailer (not on the 2004 DVD)
*Re-Release Trailer
*Fox Video's "One Last Time" promo

CAST AUDITIONS
*Mark Hamill
*Carrie Fisher
*Harrison Ford

DELETED AND ALTERNATE SCENES
*Luke's Introduction
*Anchorhead
*Biggs confides in Luke
*The Cantina (Early Cut)
*The Original Jabba

PARODIES
*Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia on SNL
*The Simpson’s TV Spot “The Moments we’ll Always Remember”
*"TROOPS

EASTER EGG
*Pink Five

RELEASE NOTES:
please see ROTJ notes for details - Used the Angrysun LD transfers of the "Making of" materials - This set will be release on the torrent and newsgroups by BLAKSVN-TORRENTZ in the next two weeks!!


THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Bonus DVD
From "The Ultimate Supplemental Collection" by RowMan
- 1 DVDr - Fan Preservation/Compilation
- Source: Definitive Collection LD's
- Custom Cover Art available
- Disc size 3.56gb

Features:

INTERVIEWS AND DOCUMENTARY
*George Lucas Interview Part 2 (from 1995 Faces Set)
*"Clapper Board" featuring interviews with David Prowse, Anthony Daniels, and Brian Johnson
*Carrie Fisher / Billy Dee Williams interview
* Anthony Daniels / Harrison Ford interview
*SP FX: The Empire Strikes Back

TRAILERS AND PROMOS
*Teaser: Coming Next Year
*Teaser: Coming This Summer
*Theatrical Trailer
*Re-Release Trailer
* CBS/FOX Video Collector's Preview: The Star Wars Trilogy

DELETED SCENES GALLERY
*Luke's Recovery
*Wampa’s in Echo Base
*C-3P0’s Diversion
*Another Bespin Kiss

RARE TV CLIPS
*TESB Underoos Commercial
*Kenner TESB Collection Promos
*Sesame Street: "Beep" (with C-3PO, R2-D2, and Big Bird)
*Sesame Street: "Love Finds R2-D2" (with C-3PO and R2-D2)

EASTER EGG
*Star Wars Gangsta Rap

RELEASE NOTES:
please see ROTJ notes for details


RETURN OF THE JEDI Bonus DVD
From "The Ultimate Supplemental Collection" by RowMan
- 1 DVDr - Fan Preservation/Compilation
- Source: Definitive Collection LD's
- Custom Cover Art available
- Disc size 3.31gb

Features:

INTERVIEW AND DOCUMENTARIES
*George Lucas Interview Part 3
*From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga
*Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi

TRAILERS AND PROMOS
*REVENGE: Coming Next Summer
*REVENGE: Coming May 25th
*Trailer: Coming To A Selected Theater
*Trailer: Coming May 25th
*Re-release
*CBS/FOX Video Promo: Star Wars - The First Ten Years

DELETED SCENES GALLERY
*Jedi-Jump
*Tatooine Sandstorm
*Vader's Walk
*Jerjerrod's Death

RARE MERCHANDISING CLIPS
*Kenner Sweepstakes
*Presto Magix
*Star Wars Cookies
*Kenner Lightsabers
*Super Nintendo

THX DEMOS
*WOW!
*Soundtrack!

EASTER EGG
*"Who's On First" as performed by Master Yoda and Jar Jar Binks

RELEASE NOTES:
This set has been recently sold with the COWCLOPS V.2 set (currently being sold by TR47) - BUT this particular collection was really made to complement the EDITDROID set (they have matching menus) - This full set will be release on the torrent and newsgroups by BLAKSVN-TORRENTZ in the next two weeks!!


The Star Wars Holiday Special - KCCI - RowMan Transfer
With DVD authoring by Angrysun
- Release BLAK0019
- 1 DVDr - Fan Preservation/Compilation
- Source - alleged 1st/2nd generation "broadcast" tape from KCCI Channel 8 Des Moines, Iowa
- Includes: Rare FOX NEWS clip + Kenner Toy Commercial with C-3PO and R2-D2
- NEW DVD-rom features including script, mp3's and more!
- Custom Cover Art

Tech Specs
- 4.30gigs
- Interactive Menu
- Runtime: 1:37:54
- Video: 3.56 Mbps (average bitrate)
- Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 256 Kbps


RELEASE NOTES:
RowMan send me a copy to upgrade my orginal WMAR release WHAT an upgrade! - I added the DVD menu and special features (including the rare Christmas In The Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album + 8 other Star Wars albums, wallpapers and Promotion Stills and some great txt. documents. - This version was release on the a.b.starwars newsgroup by THE DARK ONE aka Darth Osor and will soon be released on the torrents!

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If you don't wanna wait for the coming torrent release - email me for detail

What has ‘theology’ ever said that is of the smallest use to anybody? When has ‘theology’ ever said anything that is demonstrably true and is not obvious? What makes you think that ‘theology’ is a subject at all? - Richard Dawkins

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These are some really nice looking dvds. Watch for them on a.b.starwars next week.
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Thanks you guys. I tried for a little of the best of everything. Sort of what an official release might contain if there was one.

And a big extra thanks to Rikter for all of his hard work on getting this material out. I actually just wrote him and said that it's a great feeling to be able to share my personal SW projects not only with my friends, but with people all over the world.

I hope you all enjoy and share them with as many people possible.

-RowMan
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and the man has spoken, all should bow down and kiss his feet

But thanks Rowman for your hard work!
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hello,

Im very impatient to add the Star Wars Holiday Special - KCCI - RowMan Transfer in my collection.


I have the four Rowman's Dvd Bonus ( thank you Metallix for this), but the size of my dvd is almost 1 gigas smaller.


There are several versions of this collections ??

please post cover of Rowman's dvd

PS : Or are to hide EASTER EGG ?

Thank you
Live Long and prosper
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Rikter - I am interested in those discs if you are looking for seeders.

I missed the last seeding offer for IV,V,VI because I went on vacation.
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The original Rowman DC supplemental disk has video clips with commentary, is this the way it was presented on the LD's or were they incorperated into the movie? I have a version of the DC supplemental disk, it has all the extra's apart from the commentaries. It is probably the one done by Gonzo, is it worth getting this Rowman version for the commentaries? Also does the editdroid bonus disks include the faces AND DC interviews?
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got any screens of the menus? thats always nice to se love menus.....
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Originally posted by: eros
The original Rowman DC supplemental disk has video clips with commentary, is this the way it was presented on the LD's or were they incorperated into the movie? I have a version of the DC supplemental disk, it has all the extra's apart from the commentaries. It is probably the one done by Gonzo, is it worth getting this Rowman version for the commentaries? Also does the editdroid bonus disks include the faces AND DC interviews?


The actual laserdiscs had selectable intermittent audio commentary during the viewing of the film. My Definitive Laserdisc Extras disc extracts all of the scenes with commentary only and presents them all together, apart from the films. It also contains the interviews, and all of the other extras from the Definitive Collection laserdiscs except for the trailers. The trailers are found on the individual films' bonus discs.

The individual films' bonus discs contain the Faces interviews.

The easter eggs are easily found on the main menu of the SW, TESB, and ROTJ bonus discs.

When pairing these four bonus discs with the new TR47/ Cowclops release, the commentary is redundant as it's on the individual movies and the fourth bonus disc.
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I will be uploading Rowman's The Definitive Laserdiscs Extras DVD tomorrow sometime to a.b.starwars, after Cowclops Ep6 is done. That is as long as Rowman does not care, PM if you do care Rowman.
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Rowman Ultimate Supplemental - IV is going to start being posted at a.b.starwars in about an hour. V and VI will start next tuesday, late tuesday night.
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So would you guys say this set is worth downloading if one already has the Gonzo supplimentals, making of a trilogy and the cowclops v2 with commentaries? I'm just curious because Rowman's stuff looks really nice, I just don't have a whole lot of discs left, and not a lot of $$ for more right now. Thanks!
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Originally posted by: Alfredsson
Got any screens of the menus? thats always nice to see love menus.....

Here you go...

RowMan Bonus Discs Menu Screens

These aren't all of the menu shots and they're small to preserve bandwidth, but you'll get an idea.

Enjoy.
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Currently Posting at a.b.starwars:
Rowman - Ultimate Supplemental - V
Rowman - Ultimate Supplemental - VI
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hello,

Im look the screen shot menu
and their no the same that my version off rowman dvd. Strange

This dvd is post in newsgroup by Segaflip.

In the futur in myspleen or another bittorrent ???

Live Long and prosper
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I have different menu screens too.

http://www.galactictradefederation.com/dvd/images/row4.jpg

http://www.galactictradefederation.com/dvd/images/row5.jpg

http://www.galactictradefederation.com/dvd/images/row6.jpg


The contents look very similar to the ones listed at the start of this thread.

Can anyone solve this mystery and let us know where to get the versions with the screenshots posted by Rowman.

4 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 6 - 2

Discuss..........

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hello,

im the same Menu to Russ15 ?

The menu posted by Rowman whis for a new version ?

Im verry "impatiant" to find it in bittorent.


Live Long and prosper
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What I am posting has the same menu type as Rowman!
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The pics posted by Russ15 are my very first versions I did about two years ago. Content and menu design has changed and video quality has been upgraded a lot since then. My current (and probably last) version is available directly from either Rikter or myself via snail-mail (although I believe Rikter will torrent soon) or through the downloads that segaflip is handling right now.
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Thanks. That is that mystery solved.

Has the The Definitive Laserdiscs Extras DVD changed too or was it just the 3 Bonus discs that changed?

I have the version with the menu screenshots you posted earlier.

4 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 6 - 2

Discuss..........

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Originally posted by: russs15
Thanks. That is that mystery solved.
Has the The Definitive Laserdiscs Extras DVD changed too or was it just the 3 Bonus discs that changed?
I have the version with the menu screenshots you posted earlier.


The Definitive extras disc has not changed. It's done pretty much the way I want it and contains all of the Definitive Collection laserdisc extras material (including commentaries), but no trailers. My individual movie bonus discs contain all of the trailers and at least one for each film that does not appear on the official 2004 extras disc.
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Thanks for the help there working out what I actually had and what I was short of for my collection.

Ironically, I have been adding to the Star Wars DVD versions pages that I have been working on for the past few months. The confusion today yet again proves the need for such a web site. The whole thing is still very much UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

With all the newly found information and your new screenshots, I have updated the entry for your releases.

I still have all the detail to add but is it looking about right so far?

4 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 6 - 2

Discuss..........

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Looks great to me so far! In case you're interested, there was actually another version of these bonus discs made in between the two releases you listed. Those DVDs featured all of the content from version1, but custom menus were created to go along with the RowMan Remix trilogy (as Rikter called it).

So, I guess, the current version of my bonus discs are Version 3.