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The Man Who Never Was (1956)


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#1 of 2 OFFLINE   Douglas R

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Posted November 21 2012 - 09:58 AM

THE MAN WHO NEVER WAS (1956), one of my all-time favourite films, based on the true World War II plan "Operation Mincemeat" is now available on a UK Blu-ray from Odeon Entertainment. Picture quality provides a slight upgrade from the region 1 Fox DVD but it's not a dramatic improvement. Picture is rather soft and print damage is apparent, exactly as it was on the DVD. Sound is 2 channel stereo. Aspect ratio is stated on the box as 2.35:1 but that's a mistake because it is actually 2.55:1 - which is the correct OAR. It includes the original theatrical trailer and a short stills gallery.

#2 of 2 OFFLINE   Stephen PI

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Posted November 21 2012 - 11:57 AM

It's a pity that the audio is 2-channel instead of the original 4-channel mix which is on the US dvd. Hopefully Fox or Twilight time will release it soon with the proper sound format.
Steve Pickard




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