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As expected


Coming July 7th on Blu-ray from Kino Lorber Studio Classics

DALEKS' INVASION EARTH 2150 A.D. (1966)
• NEW Audio Commentary by Writer, Film Critic, Film Historian Kim Newman and Screenwriter, Writer, Film Historian Robert Shearman
• Dalekmania: 57-Minute Documentary
• Interview with Actor Bernard Cribbins
• Interview with Author Gareth Owen
• Restoring Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.
• Optional English Subtitles
• Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
• Theatrical Trailer
 

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As for the originals showing up on Blu, they are planned as part of The Collection which is presenting cleaned up upscales of the original video (or filmed backups). The sixties era will be coming later in the collection (probably four or more years from now) due to several stories being missing and no definite decision on how to represent them (animations or slideshows using the original audio).
Its highly unlikely that the 60s Doctor Who stories ever to come to blu considering the surviving copies only exist in kiniscopes of quality ranging from the actual master tape (several late episodes were screened from 35mm due to editing expenses) to smeary messes. And on top of that, the bulk of them were originally shot in the EMI-Marconi system which was technically inferior even to NTSC (377i50p!) so they looked lousy even on transmission.
 

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