Both parties involved are doing the best that they can with a well used Eastman Color negative, inclusive of footage derived from dupes. Both have referenced dye transfer prints. Synapse, as Mr. Kimmel has stated, fully financed the 4k scan, and as their work nears its completion, I've a feeling that things will get very interesting. They also went out of their way to locate, and access, the original stereo mix. There's far more going on here than meets the eye. With archival funds difficult to attain, two restorations were unnecessary. The situation seems to have been created by the desire to have a theatrical anniversary release, while the Synapse restoration was ongoing. Readers should be able to figure out further details, but from what I've been able to deduce, the problems come from neither Synapse nor Mr. Kaiser, with both doing their best to create something special. They should not be pitted against one another, as they are not adversaries.