Like many of you, I was disappointed when MGM released the first Woody box, and ported over the old non-anamorphic transfer of "Annie Hall". It's my favorite Allen film, my wife's favorite, and possibly yours. I definitely want it in the best available format, and now that I've got a widescreen TV the 16x9 enhancement has taken on a new significance for me. And, yes, I've searched! Here, there, everywhere... DVD Beaver, DVD Compare, etc. It's noted only that the R2 disc is anamorphic in various threads on this forum, without any comment on quality (much less a comparison). DVD Compare seems to assume it's a better transfer without much comment (and I sometimes wonder if they just go by specs without even viewing the alternate versions). And, unfortunately, the trusty DVD Beaver has not compared the various versions. I even posted this exact message in the DVD Talk International Forum last week, as that forum generally gets a good deal more traffic than this one. However, I was very surprised to find that not a single person had any idea, and it seemed only a few wanted to know. So, as near as I can tell, it remains an open question as to whether the anamorphic transfers (R2-UK, specifically, but there are also anamorphic releases in R2-France, and R4-Australia-OOP?, as I understand it) are actually superior to the R1 non-anamorphic. So, you're my final hope Home Theater Forum members... (short of actually spending the money to find out personally!). Has anyone compared these? Does anyone have any of the anamorphic releases about which you can comment? Thanks!