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schorman13

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#1319506
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schorman's HDTV Star Wars Saga Preservation
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Update for 2020:

I have discovered that there was a small (1 frame) sync issue with a single repeated frame in the version of Phantom Menace that I posted. I’ve also made some improvements with the theatrical subtitle timings as well. Additionally, I found that there is a frame error in the DVD/HDTV master where there is a single missing frame, and one other duplicate frame.

I’ve fixed those issues and have updated the encode of TPM. Anyone with the Resilio key posted on thestarwarstrilogy forums will have their folder updated with the newer encode. It’s also available in the google drive folder that has been previously shared. Just redownload from the same links, if you’re interested.

I had also found some pretty major encoding errors with the lower bitrate version of Revenge of the Sith. I’ve done new encodes of both TPM and ROTS and have updated those for the lower bitrate versions. Again, they’re available in the same Resilio folder or google drive links that have been shared previously.

I should be able to update torrents on Myspleen later this evening.

😃 Enjoy

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#1312975
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Shadows of the Empire OST Enhanced CD features?
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Its like an interactive slide show basically, with a bunch of text and low res photos. Its not really all that interesting. There is no video content whatsoever. It’s got bios of the different people involved, concept drawings for SOTE, lists of star wars books, etc. It’s essentially what a website would have looked like in 1996. It is very of its time.

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#1312925
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Shadows of the Empire OST Enhanced CD features?
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Ok, I was able to get it to work on a Windows 95 virtual machine. At first, I didn’t bother to install a sound driver, and the program wouldn’t run. It worked after installing a sound driver.

If anyone is interested in accessing the CD-ROM content of their disc, use the free version of isobuster to access the data track and extract the files.

https://www.isobuster.com/dl.php?d=isobuster.com&v=1&l=0

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#1312490
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Shadows of the Empire OST Enhanced CD features?
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I spent some time trying to get the data from the CD-ROM portion of my copy. I was able to copy the files. It’s on a format that predates the enhanced CD format, so the files are not natively visible to a modern PC.

Unfortunately, the multimedia player .exe is in an ancient format and I cannot get it to open either on my Windows 10 PC or on my Windows XP virtual machine.

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#1310479
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schorman's HDTV Star Wars Saga Preservation
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Pickle2503 said:

Hey, sorry, don’t mean to bother you but I noticed in your original post that you said you would eventually create BD menus for an iso. Did you ever get around to this as I can’t find it on the spleen. Thanks!
-Dylan

Nope, sorry. I was never able to get around to it. I don’t really use discs anymore, so I’m not really bothered about making it happen.

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#1305430
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4K restoration on Star Wars
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ChainsawAsh said:

Current discs are NOT this version, they’re repackagings of the 2011 discs. This version is NOT available on physical media yet.

And yeah, the OT is clearly new scans, I didn’t think that was even a question anymore (especially given the comparisons that have been posted that quite clearly show 2004/2011 changes re-done from scratch).

I’m still not convinced TPM is a new scan. I think it’s the same 2011 BR master, but given a new HDR color grade.

TPM might be from the same scan, but I don’t think it looked quite as heavily DNR’ed. That was the biggest problem with the Blu Ray to begin with. I haven’t had a chance to do a scientific analysis yet. 😉

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#1304598
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StarWarsLegacy.com - The Official Thread
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Broom Kid said:

I still have my faintest of faint “recreated Original Versions as a bonus feature on the box set” hopes holding on.

Essentially - a Disney-created “despecialized edition.”

To me that’s about the only way the boxset would become a “must buy” for anyone. If there’s nothing exclusive, like the theatrical versions, then most people will be fine just having them to stream on D+.

This way, they can use 4K Star Wars to drive up D+ membership, and still have something left to help sell the boxset next year.

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#1303333
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Star Wars: SDTV & HDTV digital broadcast * database *
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ZigZig said:

I’m pretty sure it will be the BR version, the listed times seems to be the BR times accelerated to 25 fps (PAL standard).
Otherwise it could be the early theatrical source (that ORF1 already broadcasted in 2014) as schorman is guessing; anyway, there is no other source such as a 35mm telecine (AFAIK).

I’ll try to capture the .TS stream (unfortunately, my IPTV provider streams ORF1 at 720p, not 1080p).

The Blu-Ray version is about 130 minutes when played at 25fps and the theatrical is about 127. Excluding the credits, the Blu-Ray is 125 minutes and the Theatrical is about 122.

Playtime is listed as 125 minutes, so they are likely going to play the Blu-ray version and are just not including the Credits in the time calculation.

Edit:

Shoot! missed the last post. That’s a bummer. Thanks for checking

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#1299878
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schorman's HDTV Star Wars Saga Preservation
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Yeah, that’s probably it. For what it’s worth, VLC doesn’t behave like that. I’m only able to reproduce this when playing with MPV. It seems like MPV ignores the “Track Enabled” flag.

MPV will enable the Forced Commentary subtitles by default on all six films with the low bitrate versions, as well as on Empire and Revenge of the Sith on the Full bitrate versions.