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  1. DeathProof's Avatar
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    Aug 16, 2014, 9:10 PM - Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #1

    Looks like our Fett will finally get his wonderful singing voice back!

    Hallelujah!

    Exclusive! Original, Unaltered Cut Of Star Wars Trilogy To Be Released On Blu-ray By Disney | Comicbook.com
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    Aug 16, 2014, 9:32 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Uncut Trilogy! #2

    Great news to have these out on blu ray! I won't have to watch the originals on DVD anymore!
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    Aug 16, 2014, 9:46 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Uncut Trilogy! #3

    Unaltered version....Thank the maker!
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    Aug 16, 2014, 11:12 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #4

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    Aug 16, 2014, 11:19 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #5

    Wait you guys don't have em on tape? Lol. They should have put em on the bluray in the first place. I mean how hard would that have been.
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    Aug 16, 2014, 11:29 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #6

    If these are produced, I'll pick 'em up the first day they're released.
  7. Aug 17, 2014, 12:02 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #7

    i missed when they did the limited DVD release...i do have em on VHS, but having them on Blu-ray will be awesome.

    I think it wasnt on the blu-ray set because when Lucas was still in charge he said the originals would never be released again...which i thought was a stupid move..but hey he was the boss lol...glad they will do this though...im in for a set for sure!
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    Aug 17, 2014, 1:34 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #8

    Yeh...Soooo silly. Thanks Disney. And they make more $$ selling them again. Unlocking the cargo hold if you will.
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    Aug 17, 2014, 1:58 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #9

    Quote Darth Voorhees said: View Post
    ...i do have em on VHS, but having them on Blu-ray will be awesome.
    I hear ya. Pretty sure my VHS tapes are burnt from overuse. Oh the days of sitting in front of the VCR to do tracking manually....
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    Aug 17, 2014, 3:49 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #10

    i've had the laserdisc rips on dvd for years now, and i recently upgraded to hd versions by torrenting the star wars despecialized editions, and they are gorgeous!
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    Aug 17, 2014, 4:32 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #11

    Would defo trade my complete blu ray box set for these,don't watch the prequels :-)
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    Aug 17, 2014, 5:37 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #12

    Im also on board! Hope they will be available soon!
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    Aug 17, 2014, 5:56 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #13

    May finally be time to invest in a blu ray player....
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    Aug 17, 2014, 10:53 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #14

    I knew I was holding out on buying the blu rays for a reason!
  15. Aug 18, 2014, 11:55 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #15

    So what are the "unaltered" versions? I mean am I missing something here?
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    Aug 19, 2014, 1:46 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #16

    Quote Permitforpyro said: View Post
    So what are the "unaltered" versions? I mean am I missing something here?

    .......


    I feel old

    The unaltered versions are the ORIGINAL trilogy as they were seen in theatres when they were originally released - before Lucas took his SFX paint brush and added droids that dance around in the background....among other things.

    However - I read another article debunking this rumour saying that because FOX owns the distribution rights to A New Hope, that there might not be any kind of deal with Disney. I dunno about that.... I think there's a boatload of money to be made and Fox would want a piece. Perhaps a temporary deal, but not giving Disney full ownership?
  17. Aug 19, 2014, 7:13 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #17

    Quote Permitforpyro said: View Post
    So what are the "unaltered" versions? I mean am I missing something here?
    haha i feel old too...

    Like Deathproof said, they are the versions released in the theaters in 1977, 1980 and 1983 respectively. The versions you see on SPIKE or the DVD and BluRay versions are the special editions that were not only cleaned up for digital release in the late 90's, but Lucas also added things in that he couldnt do in the original releases because the technology just wasn't there. Besides dancing droids and aliens that werent in the originals..there are CGI Dewbacks, droids for unnecessary added humor, Greedo shooting, changing Fetts voice to Temura Morrisons, adding a long Nooooooo from Vader at the end of Jedi, i guess to make the "full circle" as he did that in Ep3...and even taking out Sebastion Shaw as the ghost of Anakin Skywalker and changing him to Hayden Christensen...alot of stuff that fans that grew up with Star Wars dont like. Me Personally, im in the minority, and like most of the stuff he did clean up/fix/add, aside for the aforementioned and few other things. For us older folks, it would be a great thing to own these films as they were released in theatres originally, as we saw them as kids. So If your younger, which im guessing you are, you may not realize there are versions of these movies you havent seen.
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    Aug 19, 2014, 7:56 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #18

    I appreciate the extra Boba scenes in Jedi, along with the cleaned up audio and some of the special effects, but everything else was completely offputting. I'm the last generation to see the unaltered trilogy seeing as I was a kid in a Star Wars phase in the mid 90s, and from a kid's perspective, I loved all the attention (and new toys) Star Wars was getting on account of the remastered editions. But in the same way I loved the godawful Matthew Broderick Godzilla movie as a kid, things are different now.
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    Aug 19, 2014, 8:20 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #19

    I too believe that Fox own the rights to the original Star Wars film so I don't know how this will work. The alteration that grips my **** the most is the change in music at the very end of Jedi. It was better in 1983 when I first saw it. Back then people still smoked in cinemas although that wasn't so great!
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    Aug 19, 2014, 8:28 AM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #20

    20th Century Fox owned full rights to the original film until they sold it to Lucas in 1998 in exchange for a lower distribution fee for the prequels and broadcast rights to Episode I.[100] In late 2012, The Walt Disney Company announced a deal to acquire Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, with approximately half in cash and half in shares of Disney stock.[101] Although Disney will now own the rights to all Star Wars films, under a previous deal with Lucasfilm, the distribution rights to the first film will remain with Fox in perpetuity, while the distribution arrangements for the remaining films are set to expire in 2020. This could affect future video box set releases unless Disney and Fox come to an arrangement.[102]
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    Aug 19, 2014, 12:21 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #21

    By by to that manky looking ROTJ SE Fett....lol
  22. Aug 19, 2014, 12:26 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #22

    I was fine with some changes in SE but changing Boba's voice was unecessary
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    Aug 19, 2014, 12:46 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #23

    Even the extra Boba Fett scenes feel rushed or just a bone thrown to his fans. I look forward to the blu-ray releases and I can finally retire my DVDS.
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    Aug 19, 2014, 12:53 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #24

    I'm looking farward to the old rusty awesome Fett voice
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    Aug 19, 2014, 1:06 PM - Re: Disney to Release Original Unaltered Trilogy! #25

    Actually, in fairness, some of the cleanup and new shots in the Death Star sequence in the first film do work quite well.

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