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« : February 10, 2012, 03:17:20 AM »

Can anyone shed any light on why this scene got omitted?  I can't understand for the life of me why this initially got cut out.  

IMO it is so pivitol to Angel eyes's storyline because it explains why AE turns up in Batterville all suited and booted.  
Aswell as seeing another side to him when you see him witnessing the horrors of war.








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« #1 : February 10, 2012, 05:15:09 AM »

The Bottom Line, never for Art. It was probably UA or the theaters that wanted to cut it down, shorter film = more showings per day = more concessions sold.


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« #2 : February 10, 2012, 09:46:20 AM »

Rather than shave minutes from scenes across the film (30 seconds here, 10 seconds there), SL's policy for reducing runtimes was to omit whole scenes. I respect that approach, although, of course, it's always best to have as full a cut as the director intended. Still, we haven't done too badly in the long run--the omitted scenes weren't lost, and, in the fullness of time, were available for restoration.



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