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Alexander Prell
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From: Germany
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 - posted February 20, 2018 09:54 AM      Profile for Alexander Prell   Email Alexander Prell   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Hi to all, I am looking for this print in any condition. Also still searching the Red Fox flat Version of Poltergeist. Thanks for any help

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Bruno Heughebaert
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 - posted February 20, 2018 10:11 AM      Profile for Bruno Heughebaert   Email Bruno Heughebaert   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
There is one poltergeist flat lpp red fox on ebay.com
Seller wonders 8mm
695$

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Osi Osgood
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 - posted February 20, 2018 12:07 PM      Profile for Osi Osgood   Author's Homepage   Email Osi Osgood   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
That'll be a HARD find. I have onlt seen one Cineavision scope super 8 part 2 in the last five years or so), just watch, one will pop up tommorow), but the FOX regular scope 400ft part 2 seems to pop up at least a few times per year, and while it isn't in that specific Cineavision format, it's in scope.

It's funny that you're looking for that title, as I and my family just watched out scope STAR WARS part 2 just last night. Here is a link to the last part of that digest that we put up on youtube a few years ago ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDcrYl9NeMA

(sorry the image isn't any better). I've noticed that most of the digest has very good color, but slightly off to the first half of the digest (concerning color)

From what I have heard from those who have it, The cineavision digest was printed on a lesser eastman film stock and most of those have turned quite pinky. You'll have more of a chance of finding decent color for the digest in selecting the Fox scope part 2, (as you can see from the youtube video, as there are still good color copies out there).

Best wishes

OSI

[ February 21, 2018, 11:13 AM: Message edited by: Osi Osgood ]

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John Armer
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From: Lancaster, UK
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 - posted February 20, 2018 05:49 PM      Profile for John Armer   Email John Armer   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I think my print was the cineavision print that Osi referred to. There was no indication from the packaging that it was that format (the packaging just said ‘scope’) but the logo and the black bars each side of the image were the giveaways. Keep your eye out and one will turn up! Don’t expect to find an unfaded one though!

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Rob Young.
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From: Cheshire, U.K.
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 - posted February 21, 2018 01:27 PM      Profile for Rob Young.     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Osi's right - it may difficult to find a Cineavison print of the 400ft Pt. 2 and most will be faded.

As Osi has said, the Ken 'scopes are more likely to have kept colour and are hugely enjoyable, despite missing some top & bottom of frame.

I was lucky enough to hire a Cineavison print plus anamorphic lens when I was a 16 year old kid and let me tell you, it was like your 8mm projector had taken you to a real cinema.

That said, the Ken 'scope with a Kowa scope lens still looks pretty nice even in this HD digital age.

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David Hardy
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 - posted February 21, 2018 02:01 PM      Profile for David Hardy   Email David Hardy   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I still have STAR WARS Part 2 copy in CINEAVISION.

It has a Cineavision red labels on the clamshell type packaging.

It also has a label stating ... PROPORTIONALLY REDUCED SCOPE PRINT ; REQUIRES ANAMORPHIC ( "SQUEEZE" ) LENS.
It is numbered F-64. Most likely it is faded.

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Rob Young.
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 - posted February 21, 2018 03:08 PM      Profile for Rob Young.     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
David, could you possibly post any pictures of the box?

If you are considering selling, and Alexander isn't interested, I may be, even if it is faded.

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Adrian Winchester
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From: Croydon, London, UK
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 - posted February 21, 2018 03:43 PM      Profile for Adrian Winchester   Email Adrian Winchester   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Forgive me if this has been explained previously, but is it known why Fox licensed both Cineavision and 'normal' scope versions of the same 400' release? Did this happen with any other release?

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