first dvd supplement found for The Day the Earth Stood Still ?

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  1. oscar_merkx

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    lately the bffc have been very good at uncovering some very interesting supplements for newer movies.

    I found this

    THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL - MOVIETONE NEWS SEGMENT
    Video
    Feature
    Classified 23 September, 2002 .
    Run Time 6m 4s
    DVD additional material,
    Advice for consumers
    Theme or contentnone required
    The main spoken language in this work is English.
    The BBFC has placed this work in the ADDITIONAL PRODUCTION MATERIAL genre(s).
    When submitted to the BBFC the work had a running time of 6m 4s.

    This work was passed with no cuts made.
    At the time of classification Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent. was the holder of the rights or the brand name for this work.
    Directed by Robert WiseProducer(s) Julian Blaustein
    The cast for this work includes: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal.
    A film or video, together with associated trailers may exist in several versions and all versions known to the BBFC are listed below.

    CategoryTypeDateCompanyRun TimeCutTitle
    Video23/09/2002Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.6m 4sNoTHE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL - MOVIETONE NEWS SEGMENT
    Details are likely to be more complete and accurate for the version submitted most recently.
    When a film is transferred to video the running time will be shorter by approximately 4% due to the differing number of frames per second. This does not mean that the video version has been cut or re-edited.

    Has there been word on a release date so far

    cheers

    Oscar
     
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    It only applies to PAL material, David, not to NTSC.

    The infamous PAL speed-up......
     
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    - Bob Wise recorded a commentary late last year.
    - I'm pretty sure that retrospective interviews were made.
    - Will it have its original mono and a DD5.1 remix?
    It's a great film, it will really bolster my pre-1968 sci-fi collection! [​IMG]
    Gordy
     
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    The DVD features a transfer made from a completely restored print. And I know when it is to be released. What I don't recall is if I am allowed to say anything beyond that. It will be a glorious disc, though.
     
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    I've said it before, but I can't wait to have this be a part of my collection.
     
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    I've heard it will have a 2.0 stereo surround mix along with the original mono mix, but I do not have 100% confirmation at this time.
     
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    Thanks Jack for the update about the transfer. Have you found out in the meantime if you can spill the beans about a releasedate
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    Please, please Jack spill the beans if allowed.[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Presumably this will be part of the new Fox Movie Classics series starting January. We already know the January releases so maybe February?
     
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    Bill Hunt is reporting today that Gort walks down the ramp next March. Gort in Himmel!
     
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    And thus the burden is lifted. Yep, it's March. Klaatu, berada nikto.

    I've seen this film in 16mm and 35mm, and from what I hear I bet this DVD will look even better.
     
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    I cannot wait for this. I can't think of the last title that I was this excited about.

    Klatu Berrata Nikto!!

    I hope Fox keeps up their pattern and makes this a deluxe 2 disc set w/ as many commentary tracks as they can pack in there.
     
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    from the bits rumor mill

    Finally this morning, look Fox's The Day the Earth Stood Still to finally arrive on DVD in March (with director commentary) as part of Fox's Studio Classics line. As you know, the first batch of titles from this line will be All About Eve, Gentleman's Agreement and How Green Was My Valley. An Affair to Remember will follow in the second batch. Look for My Darling Clementine to be part of this line in 2003 as well.

    very cool indeed
     
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    Finally we are getting a date nailed down. I know it had been rumored for Spring 2003 for awhile now, but it was hard to tell if that was just the standard "I want it then" rumor or if there was truth in it.

    You know, by XMas 2003 there are going to be very few high profile titles missing from DVD.
     
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    Great news! One of the best SF films ever, and my 3rd fave from the 1950's, after Forbidden Planet and War of the Worlds, "Gort Berenga!"[​IMG]
     

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