Return to Snowy River

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  1. Larry Bevil

    Larry Bevil Second Unit

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    Well, Disney screws up another good film in its transfer to DVD. This film's original aspect ratio was 2.35:1, according to IMDB. The DVD is panned and scammed to 1.33:1.[​IMG]

    Too bad this one wasn't done by 20th Century Fox. They did right by The Man From Snowy River. It's in the correct aspect ratio (2.35:1).[​IMG]
     
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    Hi Larry. This was previously discussed and lamented in
    this thread.
     
  3. Larry Bevil

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    Hi Glenn. Thanks for the info. I missed that thread. I only got Return to Snowy River yesterday. I had assumed it would be OAR. But, I checked it out and found that one of the initial title screens was OAR, but quickly changed to 1.33:1 for the film. I note that Disney refers to this as "Full Screen". To me, that is sort of a mis-nomer. Usually I understand that movies that are designated "Full Screen", were shown that way theatrically. In this case, Return to Snowy River is really panned and scanned from its OAR. Really disappointed.
     

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