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« #15 : May 21, 2010, 11:59:56 AM »

Yeah, the picture quality on the DVD was pretty bad. I think the TCM print I saw previously was better, to be honest.

Man, reading my earlier post on this thread... what was I saying about not being a big fan of Mann? :D



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« #16 : August 17, 2021, 01:38:59 PM »

September 21. Hopefully, remastered or re-somethinged: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09CV8MBDG/ref=sr_1_6?



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« #17 : August 23, 2021, 01:59:46 PM »

As the only person here that loves this movie (maybe Stanton likes it too?), great news.



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« #18 : August 23, 2021, 02:54:14 PM »

Of course I do, and I doubt that we are the only ones. It's a classic 50s western and deservedly so.


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« #19 : September 22, 2021, 06:21:24 AM »

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Video: 4.5/5

The Naked Spur appears on Blu-ray (at long last!) in its original 1:37.1 screen aspect ratio. This transfer is a revelation since every earlier rendition on home video has suffered from poor contrasts and color as well as registration errors baked in from the original three-strip technicolor. The clarity of the screen images is sublime, with nice fine detail perceptible as well as gradations of depth in shadows and blacks. Colors appear faithful and true to a three-strip technicolor feature produced in 1952.  The visual splendor of this feature is certainly enhanced by the location filming in Durango, Colorado and the beautiful San Juan Mountains.
https://www.hometheaterforum.com/the-naked-spur-blu-ray-review/

I hope this is true. My copy is supposed to arrive tomorrow, and I'll check it then.



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« #20 : September 22, 2021, 04:17:41 PM »

https://www.hometheaterforum.com/the-naked-spur-blu-ray-review/

I hope this is true. My copy is supposed to arrive tomorrow, and I'll check it then.

Without having any real knowledge of how this movie was shot, it does look like one of those 50's technicolor movies where the quality could take a huge jump on bluray. You can tell from the DVD or watching it on TCM that it has more of a 3-Strip feel, though it wasn't shot in that format.



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« #21 : September 23, 2021, 08:50:33 AM »

In da house, and spinning! Looks fabulous.



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