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Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations

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Laurel & Hardy: The Definitive Restorations

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STAN AND OLLIE LOOK AND SOUND BETTER THAN EVER! New 2K and 4K digital restorations from original 35mm nitrate, Laurel and Hardy‘s classic comedies are here in the best quality since their first release! Two features and 17 shorts, including the legendary pie-fight silent film “The Battle of the Century,” making its video debut and nearly complete for the first time in over 90 years! BONUS EXTRAS: 2,500 rare photos, posters and studio files • Commentaries by Randy Skretvedt and Richard W. Bann • Film and audio interviews with L&H co-workers • Alternate soundtracks, music tracks, trailers • Over 8 hours of EXCLUSIVE rarities! Feature Films: “Sons of the Desert” and “Way Out West” Classic Short Subjects: “Berth Marks,” “The Battle of the Century” (with new music track by Donald Sosin),”Brats,” “Busy Bodies,” “The Chimp,” “Come Clean,” “County Hospital,” “Helpmates,” “Hog Wild,” “Me and My Pal,” “Midnight Patrol,” “The Music Box,” “One Good Turn,” “Scram!,” “Their First Mistake,” “Towed in a Hole,” and “Twice Two.” Restorations by Jeff Joseph/SabuCat in conjunction with the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Library of Congress. Using careful photochemical and digital techniques, these classic films are restored to pristine condition. In these stunning new transfers, they look and sound as beautiful as they did when they were first released.

Description

  • Battle of the Century’ (1928) virtually complete and restored!
  • Commentaries by Randy Skretvedt and Richard W. Bann
  • Never before seen video interviews as well as audio interviews with L&H co-workers
  • Over 2500 stills, posters, scripts
  • Alternate Soundtracks
  • Music Tracks
  • ‘Ship’s Reporter’ Oliver Hardy Interview (restored)
  • ‘That’s That’ (restored/first time on video)
  • ‘Tree in a Test Tube’ (restored from 16mm Kodachrome)
  • L&H off-camera pix from Hardy’s collection
  • Restored Trailers
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Label: Kit Parker Films »
  • Run Time: 511 mins
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 1933
  • Region Code: 0

 

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