HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY - DVD Comparison needed

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  1. Hal M

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    Has anyone compared the older DVD release of HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY with Fox's new release? Is it the same transfer? Better? Worse? I have the old, wondering if I should get the new. If it's better, I'll want it.
     
  2. Rain

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    While I never owned the original disc, it is my understanding that the transfer on the newer disc is a marked improvement (it is definitely not the same transfer).

    Ron's review of the new DVD is here.
     
  3. Mitty

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    I only have the old one. We're not much help, are we? [​IMG]

    I didn't really think the older release was so bad, although it's been a while since I looked at it. It was originally released right around the same time as "Gentlemen's Agreement," "Miracle on 34th Street," etc. The only title I really recall being disappointed with amongst those was "All About Eve." The old DVD of that is a real mess. That's the only one I upgraded.

    BTW, anxiously awaiting "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" to complete the three I need to get "Sunrise."
     
  4. Robert Harris

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    Yes.
     
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  6. Robert Harris

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    The problem with the original release of How Green on DVD was more in compression that transfer or film element.

    The new release eliminates a number of annoying artifacts which were found in the original.

    Fox has done their homework.
     
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  8. Hal M

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    Thanks, everyone. Guess it's time to place my order. This is a film I love so the better it looks, the happier I am.

    Thanks again,

    Hal
     
  9. Jon Robertson

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    You'll learn one hell of a lot about its making too! A wonderful disc, highly recommended!
     

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