Whatever happened to the 1962 Brando Version o f' mutiny on the Bounty"?

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  1. GMpasqua

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    This remake was rumored to come out with the 1935 Version (Clark Gable) which arrives on Blu-ray in Nov. While the 35 version is better, the 62 version will blow it away on Blu-ray : this was a large format widescreen color film. Warner already has the HD transfer which was issued on the other High Def format which has disappeared
     
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    It is very much a matter of opinion if the first version is better than the remake. When the '62 version came out on HD-DVD, everyone raved about the picture quality. I'd love to have it on BRD. I'm sure others would too.
     
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    The DVD of the 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty looks great (got it as part of the Brando box set), so I can imagine this looks stupendous on HD-DVD. It must have sold very poorly for Warners to have waited so long to port it over to Blu-ray.
     
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    I own the hddvd and it is exceptional. Fantastic PQ, especially when first released.
     
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    That's funny. Did the PQ of the HD-DVD deteriorate over time? I think perhaps you mean the PQ seemed great at the time but wouldn't measure up to current-day standards?
     
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    I think it looks great on HD DVD. The only reason I keep an HD DVD player in my setup is for the titles like this (and Grand Prix) which have not yet been released on Blu. Also, I think it is quite a decent film.
     
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    It could look even better on Blu depend on how it's encoded. It will certainly sound better with lossless audio and do justice at last to the great score.
     
  8. GMpasqua

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    Still no word on the tite coming to Blu-ray? Didn't Warner do a HD master when they released this title on the now de-funct HD Disc? Are they still planning to release it or does it require a new master (the other is 4 years old)

    or will this now become a 50th anniversary release in 2012 ?
     
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    I watched the HD DVD about a month back for the first time- it looked sensational.
     
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    I'm sure everyone reading here knows what you were trying to say. Best to ignore people when they nit pick you. I would love to see an 8k transfer done, but will settle for whatever comes out on blue. Providing a good review of course. I never buy blind unless its DVD.
     

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