PMF

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Ah - the years just fly by, don't they? One of the first laserdiscs I bought was Criterion's 50th anniversary Wizard Of Oz. It doesn't feel that long ago!
That's because it wasn't.;)
Very exciting news, especially since its been my understanding that not all films are capable candidates for the 4K/UHD format.
With that in mind - along with 1957 and Kwai being the oldest 4K offering - I never thought we'd get anywhere near 1939.
But believe me big time, I'm all in.:thumbs-up-smiley:
 
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It will be very interesting to see what additional detail (if any) can be gleaned from a 1939 Technicolor film in UHD 4K. At least the colors in HDR should be very nice.
 

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This film has had more anniversaries than a family of polygamists.
50th - 1989 THE BIG ONE
55th - 1994 Nothing
60th - 1999 Nothing in the US, did have a limited run in the UK though.
65th - 2004 Nothing

70th - 2009 First time on Blu
75th - 2014 IMAX 3D release
80th - 2019 UHD
 

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I wrote when I bought, watched and LOVED the 3D edition of The Wizard of Oz that it would be the last time I would be buying it, and I meant it! I just can't bring myself to buy it yet another time, even if the HDR makes it fly off the screen! I cannot tell you how many editions of this masterpiece I've purchased, but no more!
 

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I wrote when I bought, watched and LOVED the 3D edition of The Wizard of Oz that it would be the last time I would be buying it, and I meant it! I just can't bring myself to buy it yet another time, even if the HDR makes it fly off the screen! I cannot tell you how many editions of this masterpiece I've purchased, but no more!
I could very easily post every edition of this film I have on VHS, DVD and Blu, heck I could post my entire Oz collection, but I won't (unless maybe you asked me).
 
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Aw, come on Matt! After all of those purchases, what's *one* more gonna hurt???
Yeah, I know. When I bought The Ultimate Oz laserdisc set, I figured THAT would be the last one I'd ever buy, but Warners keeps finding new ways to separate me from my money.
 

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I wrote when I bought, watched and LOVED the 3D edition of The Wizard of Oz that it would be the last time I would be buying it, and I meant it! I just can't bring myself to buy it yet another time, even if the HDR makes it fly off the screen! I cannot tell you how many editions of this masterpiece I've purchased, but no more!
I'm in the same boat - I'm really satisfied with how cool that 3D version is and I think I'm all set with that as my go-to.
 

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