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#1320298
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Star Wars Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace VCD release/Laserdisc release
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Great, Thanks. I’ve red that apparently, that the Hong Kong of The Phantom Menace was an official release. I’m unaware if the legitimacy is mentioned by Nathan Butler but above, you mentioned that IIRC and TPM were official releases for VCD. The Hong Kong version of The Phantom Menace was distributed Deltamac? Is that official?

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#1320156
Topic
Star Wars Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace VCD release/Laserdisc release
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Hi all,
In 2000 Star Wars Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace was official released on home video. For a couple of weeks now, I’ve documenting all the releases for The Phantom Menace. This is what have so far:

-Laserdisc
-Year:2000
-Country:Japan
-Format:Widescreen

-DVD
-Year:2001
-Country:Worldwide?
-Format:Fullscreen and widescreen

-VHS
-Year:1999
-Country:Worldwide?
-Format:Fullscreen and Widescreen(Collector’s Edition)

Just a few days ago, I found out that in most regions of Asia and possibly Europe, there was a VCD release of The Phantom Menace. I already know that Hong Kong, Malaysia, and maybe Singapore and Turkey, had releases for The Phantom Menace. Now, I have several questions to ask about this as I have heard about many and all were different.

Q1: Was the VCD release of The Phantom Menace a bootleg, or an official release?
Q2: What other countries had the VCD release of The Phantom Menace.
Q3: I saw on a website that the Hong Kong release of The Phantom Menace on VCD came with 4 lobby cards
(similar to the Japan Laserdisc) but slightly different. Is this true and if so, did other country
releases have the same offer?
Q4: Apart from Ebay or Amazon, is there a website that sells VCDs. Like the Laserdisc database website but
for VCDs?
Q5: I’ve also red that The Phantom Menace was released on SVCD. What is it, was it released on SVCD, and
where can you buy it?
Q6: Is there a designated box for The Phantom Menace VCD? I’ve seen several online and none come with a
box/case.
Q7: Is there a particular way to identify which country it comes from?
Q8: Is it in Widescreen or Fullscreen?

Please let me know ASAP and if there is additional information that I have not mentioned, feel free to type in the chat below.

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#1320150
Topic
Star Wars Soundtrack for Episode IV - VI CD
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In 1983, Star Wars and Return of the Jedi soundtracks were released on CD. There was a German release distributed by RSO of Star Wars and Return of the Jedi with a red disc (Red Label). However, The Empire Strikes Back has no Red Disc. I may be mistaken but does anyone know if there is one? As I’m collecting the Red Labels soundtracks for Star Wars.

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#1320079
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Star Wars vs. A New Hope
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So yesterday, I watched the 2006 Star Wars DVD release. Included was “supposedly” the original version of the film. However,I noticed that the human version of Jabba the Hutt was not included. Now was this scene included in the original release of the film or it was cut which explains why it isn’t there? This has really bugged me. Do you any of you know the answer?

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#1313627
Topic
Celebrating 30 years of Empire
Time

Hello all,

It appears I have a problem. In 2006, LucasFilm released the 30th anniversary “limited Edition” DVD collectors tin set including both the special edition and the original theatrical version of, A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi in a widescreen format. I was wondering, if they had ever released the same tin with both special and original versions but, in a fullscreen format?

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#1302903
Topic
THE PHANTOM MENACE - THEATRICAL HD Topper's Version
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Greetings, sorry for the constant messages. I’m just suddenly so into LaserDisc and VHS and I’m also conducting a project to make the best possible version of The Phantom Menace from the original theatrical version without using Blu-ray (because it isn’t the original theatrical version). Anyway, Star Wars: Episode 1: The Phantom Menace was released in 4 MAIN formats. DVD, Blu-ray, LaserDisc and VHS. The original theatrical version (unaltered) was released only on LaserDisc and VHS. Now, (from what I was told) the LaserDisc version has the best picture, and the VHS has the best audio. Is that correct. Also, was the Laser Disc format for the Phantom Menace only released Japan meaning there was only a Japanese copy? And, would it matter if I buy a PAL or NTSC version of the VHS format? Would there be a difference in quality.

Cheers, RUKUSBUILD3