It was shot in 1.37:1, but released in 1.66:1
Robert, I'm aware of that; I'll try again with my post at the top of the page, altered slightly so I'm crystal clear:
What perturbs me is that reframing Shane on a shot by shot basis means that what we're going to get on BD is a version that we've never seen and that neither the director, nor cinematographer intended to be seen.
What we should be getting is the film framed as Loyal Griggs shot it in Academy, and also the film framed as released in 1.66:1, the one that won an Oscar for cinematography and which paved the way for the widescreen revolution. In an ideal world...