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SpacemanDoug

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#1360128
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Raiders of the Lost Ark - is there a version with original color timing?
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The blu-ray IS the original color timing, it was just someone happened to grade the print scan floating around the internet to match the DVDs.

According to a friend of mine who saw a recent screening of an original 35mm print, the yellow tint of the blu-ray is supposed to be there, meaning the version floating around the internet that’s of a print has incorrect colors like the DVD.

Don’t believe what others say cause they’re most likely basing their source off of the incorrectly graded print circulating around here.

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#1358216
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Mono soundtracks that were butchered with 5.1 remixes in later releases
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JadedSkywalker said:

Has anyone ever been able to locate the Mono Mix for Dirty Harry.

Not the mono retracked into stereo as on the laserdisc. But the actual authentic mix.

I’m also looking for the Mono Mix for Bullitt and American Graffiti.

Yes I have the mono mix for Dirty Harry, don’t know about Bullitt

The mono mix for American Graffiti isn’t available on home video

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#1347323
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Films re-released with alterations
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The Decimator said:

Disney+ edits to movies/TV shows:

Adventures in Babysitting: Some lines from the TV edit have made their way into this streaming version; namely, the word “homo” is replaced by “weirdo”, and “fuck” is replaced by “fool”.

The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin: This is a somewhat obscure Western film starring Roddy McDowall. I’ve never seen it, but apparently, some racial slurs have been erased.

Free Solo: Another film I’ve never seen. The phrase “fucked up” is replaced by “messed up”. “Goddamn” is also taken out of a TV documentary in a later scene.

Gravity Falls: Season 1 episodes have mysteriously removed the symbol on Grunkle Stan’s fez. This was apparently an edit made for overseas countries that somehow made it onto our version of the streaming service.

Hannah Montana: For whatever reason, a Season 2 episode has a character’s name changed from “Isis” to “Ice”. Despite this, another character named “Isis” in an episode of Even Stevens has not been altered.

Splash: The most infamous of all the edits. All instances of nudity have been blurred out, cropped, or covered by CGI hair.

There are more examples I didn’t mention, and possibly more that nobody has discovered yet. Are any of you guys brave enough to look for more?

Santa Clause also edits out the 1-800 Spank Me scene, this originated on the DVD release but other certain streaming versions oddly enough restored the scene.

Lilo and Stitch used the UK edit of the scene where Lilo hides in a pizza box instead of the dryer

The Simpsons episode Stark Riving Dad is left off due to the Michael Jackson cameo, though I believe unfortunately this was done in all streaming sites (stemming possibly from the “documentary” HBO aired Leaving Neverland)

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#1339503
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Help: "The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie"... in Cinemascope?
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It’s similar to how a lot of these things are done, the original elements are always bound to show more information than what would be seen on a print. On the 4K release of the Charlie Brown Christmas/Halloween/Thanksgiving specials, the widescreen versions show more information on the sides than on the also provided 4x3 versions. Sure the animation in this movie was digital but once again, framing from the elements always differs from what’s seen in the final product theatrically and home video. The extra information on the sides of the trailer wasn’t meant to be seen in the final product.

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#1339424
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Help: My Name is Earl - uncut episodes w/original music
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Even shows from the mid-2000s have issues on DVD. The episodes for the show are all uncut on DVD but unfortunately a bunch of song cues originally in the NBC broadcasts were altered. The streaming versions of the show however restore all of the omitted cues. But in sort of a win-lose situation, Fox was very sloppy and instead chose to utilize syndication edits of the episodes that were originally super-sized (the pilot and season 1 finale being examples). To my knowledge the episodes that had a regular runtime are uncut. Fortunately all but one of the originally hour long episodes are preserved. The one that isn’t is in two parts and as a result has about 20 seconds of footage missing. What I’d like to do is if anyone has the right sources, for specifically the affected episodes I’ll create restorations that are more faithful to the original NBC broadcasts. All I need to know are which episodes were originally super-sized, an hour long, and what cues were where initially. Plus I’ll need someone with the right capabilities to send me the streaming and DVD versions of the affected episodes. If anyone is able to please let me know.