Frankenstein & Monster From Hell is cut version

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  1. Will K

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    DVD Drive-In has a review up for the disc. Fans have speculated and held their breath about the cut of the film. Not surprisingly, it is the censored US cut.

    Typical Paramount. The commentary is nice, but I'd trade off for the complete print instead. Purchase of this item is being seriously reconsidered.

    http://www.dvddrive-in.com/reviews/e...sterhell74.htm
     
  2. Sergio Martorel

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    Weird. I thought Dave Prowse was paralized from the waist down due to some recent back problems.
     
  3. Will K

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    A pity about the cuts. [​IMG]
     
  5. Dan Rudolph

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    I think he has one arm paralyzed due to a stroke, but his legs are fine.
     
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    I don't recall Paramount ever saying it was going to be anything other than the original USA R-rated version. While it would be nice to have those extra few seconds of gore, it's not making me reconsider the purchase at all. It's not like it's the TV version that first came out on VHS so long ago.
     
  7. Sergio Martorel

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    Oh well. I´m going to buy it anyway, to listen to Prowse, and wait for the UNCUT edition.
     
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    I can't believe how cheap this disc is... I just ordered it for less than $6 shipped!!! Sure its a bummer that the uncut version isn't available, at this price it is hard to pass up.

    I'm really loving the dirt-cheap Paramount horror releases lately. It's unbelievable that I have OAR DVDs of The Tenant, Targets, Captain Kronos and Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell all for under $24 total! Three of them even have commentaries.
     
  9. John Hodson

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    I know the cuts are very minor (and in this case I would sooner have the commentary), but the R2 disc apparently now features the uncut version after a reissue according to Zeta Minor

    The first pressing of this disc was cut and had a fault in the widescreen switching software encoding; all that has been rectified now.

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  10. BruceKimmel

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    "Typical Paramount" It is these sorts of comments that annoy me the most. What does it mean? Paramount hasn't done beautiful transfers? Most of what I've seen come out of Paramount has been top-notch, bare-bones, yes, but I don't care if the transfers are stunning, and with Paramount that is the usual not the UNususal. But please do explain what you mean by "typical Paramount". They released the version which they have the RIGHTS to. But someone always complains about something - it's the Internet way. Even at eight bucks. Reconsider your purchase, yes. Typical Paramount is shaking in its typical boots, I have no doubt.
     
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    I second that.
    Excellent comment, Bruce.

    Cees
     
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