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Osi Osgood
Film God

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From: #399R K.O.A. Mountian Home, ID. 83647
Registered: Jul 2005


 - posted May 16, 2017 12:28 PM      Profile for Osi Osgood   Author's Homepage   Email Osi Osgood   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
It's not my auction ...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1942-Super-8-Magnetic-Sound-Disneys-Bambi-Derann-Print-Full-Length-Feature-EX-/282473783893?hash=item41c4bfe255:g:slYAAOSwurZZEght

Good starting bid on it. I asked the seller if he could put up some screenshots of the actual print though, as, there ARE some really bad bluish prints circulating out there, so bad that they are nearly unwatchable, so I hope that it's a good color print.

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Joe Balitzki
Jedi Master Film Handler

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From: Charleston, SC, USA
Registered: Aug 2005


 - posted May 16, 2017 08:03 PM      Profile for Joe Balitzki   Email Joe Balitzki   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
If I remember correctly, the Derann prints were struck from a widescreen cropped negative which ruins the composition of many scenes. And the Main Titles are cut off as well. I saw this version when it was released to theaters and it was disheartening. Fortunately the 16mm rental prints are not from that negative.

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David Hardy
Jedi Master Film Handler

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From: Johnshaven Village , Montrose, Scotland
Registered: Jan 2015


 - posted May 17, 2017 03:40 AM      Profile for David Hardy   Email David Hardy   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
If my memory serves me correctly quite a lot of Disney re-issue
cinema releases on 35mm film were cropped for widescreen.

The reason being that most 35mm Cinema Projectors were using
the 1.85:1 aperture plates in the gate as the "norm".

Very view sites save those "Art House" ones who were more purists were actually bothering to project the other ratios and prints
as they were meant to be seen except of course the " Scope " ratios.

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Mike Blasko
Junior
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From: Cleveland, OH, USA
Registered: Apr 2017


 - posted May 17, 2017 09:20 AM      Profile for Mike Blasko   Email Mike Blasko   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I picked up a print from this seller recently and it was in great shape. He isn't a collector.. "selling for a friend," but they are nice prints.

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Winbert Hutahaean
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From: Nouméa, New Caledonia
Registered: Jun 2003


 - posted May 17, 2017 08:17 PM      Profile for Winbert Hutahaean   Email Winbert Hutahaean   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Mike Blasko, while you are here, I sent you a reply of your PM. Check your mail please.

Thanks

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