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Shane Blu-ray... in 1:66?

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#381 of 420 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted June 03 2013 - 04:38 PM

Er, that pic of an obviously older Alan Ladd in the embroidered vest -- what movie is that from?  Because it's sure not from Shane.

Yes, it could be a publicity shot made after the movie was filmed during its PR campaign a couple of years after filming.


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#382 of 420 OFFLINE   PaulaJ

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Posted June 03 2013 - 07:50 PM

No, Ladd looks considerably older -- not just two years older -- in that picture. I have some friends who are super-knowledgeable about westerns, I'll ask them -- they will know. ;)


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Posted June 03 2013 - 09:20 PM

No, Ladd looks considerably older -- not just two years older -- in that picture. I have some friends who are super-knowledgeable about westerns, I'll ask them -- they will know. ;)

 

 

You told me "no" to my face in the previous page. Why ask your "knowledgeable" friends (as if posters here weren't) if you're so sure of yourself?

 

That scene is from the moment when he buys a new outfit and is challenged soon after buy some tough guy. It is a famous scene. Roger Ebert even mentions it in his Great Movies essay, in which he describes the clothing. The same photo is featured on the back cover of the R4 DVD.

 

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#384 of 420 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted June 03 2013 - 11:32 PM

No, Ladd looks considerably older -- not just two years older -- in that picture. I have some friends who are super-knowledgeable about westerns, I'll ask them -- they will know. ;)

You might be right, it could be from The Carpetbaggers where he played Nevada Smith, who became a western film star for George Peppard.  It is a Paramount title too.  Perhaps, publicity shots got mixed up there.


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Posted June 03 2013 - 11:40 PM

Sorry, Cremildo. Shane wears all of two outfits. I'll use Ebert's words to illustrate.

 

He rides into town with a buckskin fringe on his jacket, looking a tad precious to my eyes...

 

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...and goes to the store to buy a new kit--dress slacks and a blue shirt with an open collar that makes him look almost effeminate in contrast to the burly, whiskered gunmen who work for Ryker...

 

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Posted June 04 2013 - 07:57 AM

You might be right, it could be from The Carpetbaggers where he played Nevada Smith, who became a western film star for George Peppard.  It is a Paramount title too.  Perhaps, publicity shots got mixed up there.

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Posted June 04 2013 - 12:40 PM

now there's a movie we need on Blu

 

I'd rather have the Henry Hathaway/Steve McQueen version of NEVADA SMITH, thank you very much. :)



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Posted June 04 2013 - 03:32 PM

Er, that pic of an obviously older Alan Ladd in the embroidered vest -- what movie is that from?  Because it's sure not from Shane.

 

i was looking for it.  I could not find any movie with that outfit, and he was looking too old by the time of The Carpetbaggers.  It could be a generic publicity still or something he did for the cover of The Adventures of Alan Ladd comic book!



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Posted June 09 2013 - 06:43 PM

I missed something. Is Shane coming to blu ray in both aspect ratios or just one now?

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Posted June 09 2013 - 06:46 PM

I missed something. Is Shane coming to blu ray in both aspect ratios or just one now?

Nope. Just one: 1.37:1. Perhaps the thread title should be amended to reflect that fact.



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Posted June 10 2013 - 10:32 AM

Nonetheless that outfit is NOT in the movie and since I do not have access to the huge Shane memorabilia collection that you apparently have, I have never seen that picture before. So apologies if I offended you, thank goodness you are here to set everything aright.


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Posted June 10 2013 - 10:35 AM

Just wanted to add -- there is nothing all that special about Shane wearing a buckskin shirt with fringe when he first appears in the movie. Fringe is a very practical addition to an outdoors garment as it whisks away water and keeps clothing dry. It is NOT just for decoration.


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Posted June 10 2013 - 10:56 AM

Oh good, so it's going to be 1.37:1 after all.  While I'd like the both-aspect-ratios option best, if one is going to go with only one aspect ratio, it should be the intended one (which, according to all sources, would be 1.37:1 Academy).



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Posted June 10 2013 - 04:11 PM

Oh good, so it's going to be 1.37:1 after all.  While I'd like the both-aspect-ratios option best, if one is going to go with only one aspect ratio, it should be the intended one (which, according to all sources, would be 1.37:1 Academy).

My personal want would be the OAR of 1.66:1  Oh well, guess they can't satisfy all...


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Posted June 11 2013 - 01:32 AM

My personal want would be the OAR of 1.66:1  Oh well, guess they can't satisfy all...

 

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Posted July 25 2013 - 10:35 AM

DVD Beaver comparison review of the new Blu-ray with the standard U.S. and U.K. DVDs.

 

http://www.dvdbeaver...pare7/shane.htm


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Posted July 25 2013 - 11:30 AM

Beaver got it wrong, the Blu-ray is not 1.33, it's 1.37:1. Looks awesome, but I hope the 1.66:1 theatrical version is coming out either on Blu or on Netflix and VOD.



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Posted July 25 2013 - 01:03 PM

Well that does it; pre-ordered.


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Posted July 25 2013 - 01:10 PM

Beaver got it wrong, the Blu-ray is not 1.33, it's 1.37:1.

 

Eh, that distinction is pretty much hair-splitting in the home video world.


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Posted July 25 2013 - 02:35 PM

DVD Beaver comparison review of the new Blu-ray with the standard U.S. and U.K. DVDs.

 

http://www.dvdbeaver...pare7/shane.htm

 

I guess we know where the Blu-ray cover photo came from now.  Check out that third screenshot.

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